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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

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It goes without saying the US Postal System is immense. It also, unsurprisingly, collects a vast amount of data- parcels are scanned up to 11 times en route, meaning up to 11.7 trillion data points can be potentially accrued this year. The “Internet of Postal Things” project was started to

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The Russian government, the State Duma, has passed a bill in both houses which mandates foreign web firms must store all data on Russian citizens within Russia. Companies have been given until 2016 to comply, and a failure to do so will see the sites blocked in Russia. One of

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This week we saw IBM take further steps into the culinary world, having already perfected their own BBQ sauce. Google Capital placed MapR on the frontline of Enterprise Hadoop, with Cloudera and Hortonworks, by leading a hefty funding round. Editors Furhaad Shah and Eileen McNulty each took a dive into

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For almost as long as there’s been Hadoop, there’s been enterprise Hadoop. Hadoop was created in 2005 by Mike Cafarella and Doug Cutting, a former Yahoo employee. In 2009, former employees from Oracle, Google, Yahoo and Facebook established Cloudera, a company aimed at providing enterprise-ready Hadoop solutions to customers, as

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Splunk Security Intelligence Platform Powers the Analytics-enabled Security Operations Center Press release – Munich – July 3, 2014 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has been named a leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant* for Security Information and

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Data Science 101Understanding Big Data

‘SQL is outdated’. ‘RDBMS can no longer meet businesses’ data management needs’. ‘New database technologies like NoSQL are the solution for today’s enterprises’. We hear statements like these alot, both inside and outside the database technologies industry. But are they accurate? Is SQL a thing of the past, and are

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Today sees the launch of the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) in Australia. The $88m centre will be headquartered in South Australia, and will collate and analyse vast swathes of data gathered from Australia’s Defence and National Security agencies, with the hope of allowing them to make

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When you think about premium Hadoop distributors, two names might spring to mind- Cloudera and Hortonworks. But MapR are determined to make this market a three-horse race. The company has raised $110 million in a new funding round — $80 million in equity, $30 million in debt. Google Capital and

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Press Release- At today’s Spark Summit 2014, DataStax, the leading distributed database management system that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.5 (DSE 4.5). DSE 4.5 delivers blazing performance and is now even easier to develop against, deploy and operate. With this release,

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Guavus, a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence, today unveiled Reflex 2.0 with support for Apache Spark and Hadoop YARN. The Guavus Reflex™ Operational Intelligence Platform provides a real-time analysis across business and operations for better quality decision-making. The latest version of Reflex expands the ability

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