7 Powerful Open Source Tools For Data Projects

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Regardless of if you’re a data science professional or an IT department who wants to help your company have more successful data science projects, it’s essential to have some data science tools under your belt to avail of when needed. Here are some open-source options to consider. Ludwig is a tool that allows people to […]

Democratizing Financial Time Series Analysis with Databricks

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Try this notebook in Databricks Introduction The role of data scientists, data engineers, and analysts at financial institutions includes (but is not limited to) protecting hundreds of billions of dollars worth of assets and protecting investors from trillion-dollar impacts, say from a flash crash. One of the biggest technical challenges underlying these problems is scaling […]

Women in Unified Analytics Spark AI Summit Europe Events

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Spark + AI Summit is Europe’s largest data and machine learning conference, and the big news in 2019 is how many women are driving some of the greatest advances in big data, machine learning, and data science. This 15-17 October in Amsterdam, more than 1700 data scientists, engineers, and developers will gather to share best […]

Data Savvy Hackers Enhance Password Vulnerability In 2019

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Big data is making a number of cybersecurity risks worse than ever. A growing number of companies are starting to explore the need to utilize big data to enhance their digital security. They are also starting to recognize that hackers are using big data as well, so they need to monitor them carefully. One of […]

A Guide to Training Sessions at Spark + AI Summit, Europe

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Education and the pursuit of knowledge are lifelong journeys: they never complete; there is always something new to learn; a new professional certification to add to your credit; a knowledge gap to fill. Training at Spark + AI Summit, Europe is not only about becoming an Apache Spark expert. Nor is it only about being […]

5 Ingenious Tips For A Promising Big Data Career

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Big data has been billed as being the future of business for quite some time. However, the future is now. Analysts have found that the market for big data jobs increased 23% between 2014 and 2019. The market for Hadoop jobs increased 58% in that timeframe. The impact of big data is felt across all […]

7 Disastrous Cybersecurity Mistakes In A Big Data World

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Big data is changing the world in a number of ways. Companies rely on data to deliver efficient services, but they also have to worry about cybersecurity risks. Towards Data Science provided a very detailed guide on the relevance of machine learning to hackers. Hackers use a number of different big data tools to orchestrate […]

A Guide to AI, Data Science, Machine Learning and Deep LearningTalks at Spark+AI Summit Europe 2019

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The Spark + AI Summit Europe is just around the corner, and it’s a great opportunity for data scientists and Machine Learning (ML) practitioners to get up to speed on the latest tools and innovations in the field! Below is a selection of talks on ML best practices for productionizing ML at scale, real-life use […]