In-Memory Computing Summit 2016

In-Memory Computing Summit 2016

The best minds of the In-Memory Computing industry will gather in San Francisco on May 23-24 for IMC Summit 2016 to network, learn and exchange ideas that will power the future of ...

Big Data Analytics at FaceBook

Big Data Analytics at FaceBook

This meetup will be an “unconference” style one and will have various presentations to choose from. Please review the topics below and upon registering, select your 2 preferred top ...

Data Warehousing With Google BigQuery

Data Warehousing With Google BigQuery

Data warehousing and the resulting business intelligence are the basic necessities of business today. And today’s technologies makes it possible to have a sophisticated data wareho ...

Innovative Big Data Application Optimizes Lead Conversions, built on the Google Cloud Platform – CASE STUDY

Innovative Big Data Application Optimizes Lead Conversions, built on the Google Cloud Platform – CASE STUDY

In the era of Big Data, many enterprise executives are struggling with the sheer volume of available data and how to transform all that information into intelligence they can use t ...

Predictive policing: The future of law enforcement

Predictive policing: The future of law enforcement

As Dj Das, founder and CEO of Third Eye Consulting Services, sums it up, “For fighting crime and keeping every citizen safe, Microsoft has the most sophisticated cloud-based big da ...

Big Data Analytics at FaceBook

This meetup will be an “unconference” style one and will have various presentations to choose from. Please review the topics below and upon registering, select your 2 preferred topics that you’d like to hear discussed the night of the event! Agenda 6:30pm Event Doors open 6:30pm - 7:30pm Happy Hour & Networking 7:30pm - 7:45pm Keynote 7:45pm - 8:30pm 2 Presentations and Q&A 8:30pm-9:30pm Happy Hour ...

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Data Warehousing With Google BigQuery

Data warehousing and the resulting business intelligence are the basic necessities of business today. And today’s technologies makes it possible to have a sophisticated data warehouse up and running in the clouds at a price and scale that was never possible before.     This webinar showcases the reasons, ways and means of developing such modern day data warehouses using Google BigQuery.   ...

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The new face of data leaks is fuzzy | TechCrunch

I dare say nobody wants to be the target of malicious hackers, and certainly doesn’t want private data out there in the hands of unknown third parties. As individuals, we keep secret our most personal information — bank accounts, passwords and medical information — because we know it can be used against us. We trust organizations to keep this and other personally identifiable information (PII) private. Of c ...

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Lesara: Big Data Is the Hot New Trend in Fashion

Big Data is a red hot buzzword for good reason. Technology allows us to track events that take place in the real world with remarkable accuracy. Simply by crunching numbers, we can predict droughts, identify consumer trends, and improve security, among a million other applications. One industry that is ripe for Big Data disruption is the fashion industry. Fashion companies plan their product lines around th ...

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14 Big Data Companies Worth $1 Billion or More – Nanalyze

Big data is a big thing. If you’re confused about what “big data” is, we were too, until we wrote this article that explains it in simpler terms. Big data is becoming “a thing” because we’re creating so much of it. Here’s what IBM says about the emergence of big data: Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years a ...

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Data Outliers: 10 Ways To Prevent Big Data Damage – InformationWeek

Most business decision-makers aren't trained to understand data outliers, but they can learn the basics. Executives, managers, and employees without math degrees can ask smarter questions about analyses they're basing crucial judgments on. Here are some things to know. There's A Data Quality Problem People and machines may be responsible for poor quality data that makes its way into an analysis. Someone may ...

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Apache Apex Is Promoted To Top-Level Project – InformationWeek

Streaming and batch big data analytics technology Apache Apex has been elevated to a Top-Level Project by the Apache Software Foundation. Used by organizations including Capital One and GE, the technology can help developers more quickly create apps that leverage real-time data. The rise of interest in Apache Spark has demonstrated just how important streaming data has become in the big data ecosystem. Real ...

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Introducing Azure Cool Blob Storage | Blog | Microsoft Azure

Data in the cloud is growing at an exponential pace, and we have been working on ways to help you manage the cost of storing this data. An important aspect of managing storage costs is tiering your data based on attributes like frequency of access, retention period, etc. A common tier of customer data is cool data which is infrequently accessed but requires similar latency and performance to hot data. Today ...

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How IoT security can benefit from machine learning | TechCrunch

Computers and mobile devices running rich operating systems have a plethora of security solutions and encryption protocols that can protect them against the multitude of threats they face as soon as they become connected to the Internet. Such is not the case with IoT. Of the billions of IoT devices presently in use, a considerable percentage are sporting low-end processing power and storage capacity and don ...

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Oracle Seals Partnership With GE on ‘Industrial Internet’ – TheStreet

With General Electric's (GE - Get Report) earnings set to be rolled out before the opening bell Friday, the manufacturer announced a new partnership with Oracle (ORCL - Get Report) -- marking a major step forward in its so-called Industrial Internet.GE--which has been rapidly expanding its industrial base as it finishes winding down longtime lending arm GE Capital -- has more than tripled its partnerships t ...

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Inside Capacitor, BigQuery’s next-generation columnar storage format | Google Cloud Big Data Blog — Google Cloud Platform

The “BigQuery under the hood” blog post gave an overview of different BigQuery subsystems. Today, we'll take a deeper dive into one of them — the storage system. We'll follow data as it's loaded into a BigQuery table.BigQuery supports several input formats — CSV, JSON, Datastore backups, AVRO — and when they're imported, data is converted into our internal representation. BigQuery uses a columnar storage th ...

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For Robin Systems, Everything’s in a Container

While the buzz about containers has largely centered on how it can ease application development, Robin Systems is making containerization part of its strategy for an application-centric data center. And it’s using containerization for applications such as Hadoop and MySQL that haven’t been considered good candidates for Docker. At the same time, Robin focuses on efficiency without performance loss through h ...

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