Eileen McNulty
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Eileen McNulty

Eileen McNulty-Holmes is the Head of Content for Data Natives, Europe’s largest data science conference. For the past ten years, they have written, edited and strategised for companies and publications spanning tech, arts and culture. With a core focus in journalism and content, Eileen has also spoken at conferences, organised literary and art events, mentored others in journalism, and had their fiction and essays published in a range of publications. They are passionate about amplifying marginalised voices in their field (particularly those from the LGBTQ community), AI, and dressing like it’s still the ’80s

Booz Allen Hamilton Launch Data Science Training Programme To Address Data Scientist Shortage
News

In a move that directly addresses the need for a greater number of data scientists, strategy & consulting giants Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Explore Data Science online training program last week. BAH is calling it “a self-paced, hands-on course geared toward all levels of data science proficiency – from introductory to

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Mapr Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100 Million Data Points Per Second Ingest
News

Enterprise Hadoop vendors MapR just demonstrated that their data platform is capable of ingesting over 100 million data points a second. These impressive performance results were unveiled at the sold-out Tableau Conference in Washington, using OpenTSDB on the MapR Distribution including the in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR-DB. Using only four nodes

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What Is Google Cloud Dataflow?
Understanding Big Data

To say that the cloud computing market was exploding would be an understatement. In July, we heard multiple reports supporting the proclamation of cloud as the next revolution in the computing industry. The IDC claimed the cloud computing market at the close of the year would be worth $4 billion

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Next Up For Big Data - Ice Hockey And Game Play Analytics
Big DataNews

Ice Hockey has found use for Big Data as advanced analytics giant, SAS analytics has come into a partnership with the Toronto based ice Hockey club, Toronto Maple Leaf, to help them improve their game. Kyle Dubas, the erstwhile general manager of the Ontario Hockey League’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds &

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How The Internet Of Things Will Change Our Technology
Internet of Things

Cisco predicts that by 2020, we’ll have 50 billion connected devices. To put the in perspective, if current population projections are accurate, that’s between six seven connected devices for every person on the planet. Of course, this many data-generating devices will be a treasure-trove of opportunity- but also a complete

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&Quot;World'S First&Quot; Big Data Institute To Open In Oxford University
Data ScienceNews

Oxford University have just been given the go-ahead by planning officials to construct a £45m Big Data Institute, thought to be the first of its kind in the world. The Institute will be located at Oxford University’s Old Road Campus; city council’s east area planning approved the plans on Wednesday.

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Exasol: Building The Fastest Database In The World
BI & Analytics

Exasol was founded 14 years ago with a mission in mind: to build an ultra-fast, highly scalable database for analytics. Having been in the business of crafting an in-memory database for nearly a decade and a half, Exasol is uniquely placed to offer insights into the data science ecosystem, and will

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Voltdb On Ibm’s Softlayer Runs Data Analysis 5X Faster Than On Aws
News

In-memory database VoltDB, reported that their New SQL in-memory database can provide almost five times faster application performance for Fast Data analysis on IBM’s Softlayer cloud platform than on Amazon Web Services. Scott Jarr, co-founder and chief strategy officer, VoltDB, said, “The recent entry of so many tools addressing Fast

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22 October, 2014- Graphconnect 2014, San Francisco
Events

GraphConnect is the only conference that focuses on the rapidly growing world of graph databases and applications, and features Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database. Join the hundreds of graphistas from startups to Global 2000 companies, and see how they are leveraging the power of the graph to solve their

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10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn'T Miss This Week
Uncategorized

“Big data is at the foundation of all of the megatrends that are happening today, from social to mobile to the cloud to gaming.” – Chris Lynch The aforementioned quote is something that we strongly believe here at Dataconomy. It’s why we aim to be the most comprehensive source for

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