Experts Reveal Data Science Behind Five Popular Android Apps

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Big data is playing a massive role in the formation of new technologies. New developments in data science have contributed to the release of a number of popular Android apps on the market. To the average Android user, big data is an invisible factor. However, it is the foundation of almost every app on their […]

A Guide to Innovative Retail Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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The retail industry has been leading the pack in harnessing the power of big data and AI to drive customer engagement. By analyzing customer data and purchasing behavior, retail companies can leverage the latest machine learning technologies to deepen customer insights and deliver tailored shopping experiences that captivate customers across every channel. Spark + AI […]

A Guide to Healthcare and Life Sciences Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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Data and AI are ushering in a new era of precision medicine. The scale of the cloud, combined with advancements in machine learning, are enabling healthcare and life sciences organizations to use their mountains of data—such as electronic health records, genomics, real-world evidence, claims, and more—to drive innovation across the entire ecosystem, from accelerating drug […]

A Guide to Financial Services Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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The financial services industry is transforming rapidly. Customers today demand more personalized experiences, better returns on their investments and improved protection against fraud. As a result,  every bank, insurance company and institutional investor is turning towards big data and AI to meet these demands and outmaneuver the competition. Spark + AI Summit is the premier […]

An Expensive And Common Cloud Analytics Mistake

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The move to the cloud is continuing to accelerate and most organizations I deal with are at minimum incorporating cloud platforms and processing into their architectures … if not pressing to move largely to the cloud. While there are many advantages to the cloud, it is also necessary to use caution to make sure that […]

University Web Developer Programs Must Prep Students For Big Data Era

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Big data is playing a monumental role in economic development in 2019. It is being used in every industry from healthcare delivery to insurance modeling to political science. According to economic analysts, the market size for big data is currently estimated to be $203 billion. Unfortunately, there is a growing shortage of data scientists. As […]

Big Data Should be a Priority in Every College Curriculum

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As technology progresses, more companies are producing huge amounts of data as a by-product of their day-to-day operations. While I’m not one to claim that “most businesses are practically drowning” in a sea of data, it’s fair to say that companies wanting a long future had better start taking Big Data seriously. To put this […]

Announcing Databricks Runtime 5.3 – The Databricks Blog

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We are proud to announce the release of Databricks Runtime 5.3, which includes several new features and improvements, including: GA of Delta Time Travel Public Preview of MySQL table replication to Delta Optimized DBFS FUSE folder for deep learning workloads (Azure-only) Databricks Delta Time Travel (Generally Available) Delta Time Travel has graduated to general availability. […]

A Guide to Keynotes at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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Over the past several years, Spark + AI Summit has become the premier event for data scientists, engineers, and Apache SparkTM enthusiasts to come together and share how they’re driving innovation with the latest data and machine learning technologies. Last year’s Summit set a new record, with more than 4000 attendees and over 100 talks […]

Data Engineering Light: Expanding Choice for Production Workloads

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Adding a Lower Tier, Lower Price Option Since its inception a guiding principle for Databricks has been the unification of data science and engineering helping to bring together silos and raising the level of collaboration and productivity among the analytics professionals. And our customers have been reaping the benefits of this to solve some of […]