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The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

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Whether it be diagnostics, treatment, or even a rehabilitation process, all medical procedures have an obvious goal: bringing benefits to patients. For instance, sonography requires using ultrasound waves for examining soft tissues; magnetic resonance, in turn, involves magnetic fields to make images. Neither waves nor magnets have negative influence on

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ContributorsTechnology & ITUnderstanding Big Data

The all flash array (AFA) market is quickly growing, bringing with it high expectations for transforming data centers. But switching to all flash can be fraught with obstacles, including silos, over-promised and under-delivered data reduction and high disaster recovery costs. When considering a move to all flash, it is important

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Few things in technology outside of catching Pikachu on your iPhone have been hyped as much as big data. However, with any trending topic, new technology or invention that’s being called the “wave of the future,” it’s important to look past the hype and analyze what’s actually going on. Outside

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Meet Ami Gal, Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016 Speaker Ami Gal is the CEO and Founder of SQream Technologies, a big data startup based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Ami is an expert when it comes to big data and will serve as a speaker during Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016.

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Meet Crystal Valentine, Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016 Keynote Speaker Crystal Valentine is VP of Technology Strategy at MapR Technologies in San Jose, California and will serve as a keynote speaker during Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016. Dr. Valentine received her doctorate in Computer Science from Brown University and was

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Data ScienceTechnology & IT

Recent technology advances within the Apache Hadoop ecosystem have provided a big boost to Hadoop’s viability as an analytics environment—above and beyond just being a good place to store data. Leveraging these advances, new technologies now support SQL on Hadoop, making in-cluster analytics of data in Hadoop a reality. This

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Data ScienceTechnology & IT

At a blistering pace and for a variety of reasons, companies are migrating their on-premise database infrastructures to cloud-based solutions—to save costs on hardware, tame the impact of disaster recovery or even to improve security. As the missing pieces of the Cloud continue to be identified and put into place,

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In politics decision making takes time, especially when there is a lot at stake. In Brussels, home of the European Union, this has been the case for the new EU data protection package. Last June, the EU Civil Liberties and Justice Committee (aka LIBE) entered “trilogue” negotiations between the EU

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StartupsTechnology & IT

Not all accelerators are equal, and not all start-ups will benefit from their rigid programs. Here’s a list of alternatives to help grow your start-up without handing out shares left and right. There are a truly absurd amount of accelerators and incubators around the world. For all the good they

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Internet of ThingsTechnology & IT

Preliminary research on how the Internet of Things will impact education may lead you to believe students will soon be connected to an iPad, RFID scanning objects and getting their own personalized curriculum delivered to their desk. It’s a dreamy new world of individually tailored lessons. It might be prudent

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