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Client Side Encryption Cloud pCloud
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Once upon a time, the United States government was a strong advocate for phone encryption. They encouraged iPhone users, for example, to take advantage of the four-digit passcode option to keep their phones more secure. Apple’s recent iOS 8 Update even took encryption to the next level: all important data,

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Challenging the Lambda Architecture Building apps for Fast Data with VoltDB
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Traditional databases historically haven’t been fast enough to act on real-time data, forcing developers to go to great effort to write applications that capture and process fast data. Some developers have turned to tools like Storm or Spark Streaming; others have patched together a set of open source projects in

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Scale Up vs. Scale Out
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Scale up or scale out?  As we develop better tools and strategies for treating the whole data center- real or virtual- as a “server,” the answer seems obvious: it’s all about scaling out.  But that’s the big picture. While we’re scaling up, to more and more boxes, inside the box

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Ayadsi Complex Data Analysis Funding
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Ayasdi, the provider of Machine Intelligence Software that automates and accelerates insight discovery announced a fresh funding amounting to $55M in a Series C round along with a bookings growth percentage of over 400% for fiscal year ended Jan 30th, 2015. “Our mission is to make complex data useful for

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MapR Lessons from the Hadoop Revolution
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To get value out of today’s big and fast data, organizations must evolve beyond traditional analytic cycles that are heavy with data transformation and schema management. The Hadoop revolution is about merging business analytics and production operations to create the ‘as-it-happens’ business. It’s not a matter of running a few

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New York by the Numbers Place I Live Visualisation
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PlaceILive is a startup that uses big and open data to visualize what is happening in your city. Whether that is air pollution, unemployment, internet speeds or the number of coffee places in your neighborhood. The goal is to measure livability through all this data so that you, as a

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kreditech
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What’s is Kreditech’s mission statement? Kreditech uses a unique, proprietary big data credit scoring technology based on 20,000 data points per application to provide financial services to the four billion individuals who do not have access to consumer finance. Our vision is to provide “better banking for everyone”. Where are

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Operational Intelligence Personalisation Individulisation
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My name is Ralph Hünermann, and as founder and CEO of odoscope Technologies. With our operational intelligence platform, we want to enable companies to take operational decisions better and faster without the need of data scientists. Today, I want to share a very interesting use case of Operational Intelligence. The Challenge A travel agency

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