Modern scale-out design is necessary for a multi-petabyte storage infrastructure that needs high uptime, performance, and reasonable costs.
The popularity of the data lake architecture is rapidly growing. However, deriving value from the data lake, whether for data visualization, discovery…
Mode is trying to do for data scientists and analysts what GitHub did for developers by giving them a place where they can find, collaborate and work on data. Formation8 led the new round, which also included Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian.
Data-driven decision-making is a popular and worthwhile goal, but few infrastructures are truly up to the task of supporting real-time data. The…
Intelligence agencies are about to get a boost in their data analytics savvy now that In-Q-Tel has formed a partnership with RedOwl Analytics, which finds anomalies in large piles of data.
Nine out of the nine finalists for IBM’s Global Entrepreneur of the Year title are analytics startups. That’s either an anomaly or proof that analytics is hot. The winners will converge on San Francisco next week to meet with IBM and venture capital firms.
BillGuard, a personal finance service that uses Big Data analysis and crowd sourcing to identify bogus charges, has been racking up accolades since it launched in May. And now it’s pulling in big money: $10 million from Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund and Innovation Endeavors.
A new way of thinking about data and data scientists illustrates the broader shift that is slowly under way in the economy, a shift from simply collecting big data toward gathering and using data in order to make businesses better informed.
In a world of billion-dollar web companies and VC-backed startups trying to forever change human interaction via software, IBM tends to look a little staid. But don’t let its deliberate pace, legacy-software-mongering ways and suited executives fool you. If you pull back the covers, you’ll find Big Blue investing resources as only it can to solve its customers’ most-pressing problems, from more targeted advertising and better driving directions to enhanced security and detailed recidivism projections.
“Hadoop is going to find potential markets in any industry where there are large data sets that need complex analysis,” Mike Olson,…