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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.

&Quot;Most Organisations Have Interesting And Potentially Valuable Datasets That Can Fit On A Laptop&Quot;: An Interview With Data Scientist Andrew Clegg
ConversationsRetail & ConsumerTechnology & IT

Andrew joined Etsy in 2014, and lives in London, making him their first data scientist who lives outside the USA. Prior to Etsy he spent almost 15 years designing machine learning workflows, and building search and analytics services, in academia, startups and enterprises, and in an ever-growing list of research

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Processing Big Data Using 1.5Kb
Data ScienceIndustryTechnology & IT

During one of our data-munging sessions here at Coralogix, we found ourselves needing to assess the cardinality of large data sets. Getting the accurate result is seemingly trivial: you simply iterate over the data, and count the number of unique elements. In reality, however, the task is more troublesome, mainly

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A True Cloud Native - An Interview With Marc Jones Of Softlayer
Technology & IT

How did you end up working with Cloud technology, and what excites you about the future for it? I started my career in hosting technology back in the mid 90s, right when the first dot-com boom began. As hosting technology matured and naturally evolved into cloud, so did my career.

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Can Fpga-Accelerated Systems Eliminate X86 Bottlenecks And Speed Value From Data?
Technology & IT

Big data was once the domain of big iron and big brand frameworks, but in recent years, data processing has relied on x86-based server farms based on CPU-driven architectures. Yet when it comes to real-time performance, these systems just don’t hold up. Von Neumann computing architectures – most commonly seen

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'Streams In The Beginning, Graphs In The End' - Part Ii: Sensors, Event Streams And ‘Upside Down’ Databases
IndustryTechnology & IT

‘Streams in the Beginning, Graphs in the End’ is a three-part series by Dataconomy contributor and Senior Director of Product Management at Cray, Inc., Venkat Krishnamurthy – focusing on how big changes are afoot in data management, driven by a very different set of use cases around sensor data processing. In part I, we talked about

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'Big Data Started A Mentality Revolution': An Interview With Data Scientist Ignacio Elola
ConversationsIndustryTechnology & IT

Ignacio Elola is a self-proclaimed ‘data nerd, data punk and data scientist’ at import.io , a young startup that’s shaking up the world of data. With their free app, you can transform any website into a table of data or an API in minutes. Recently voted Best Startup by O’Reilly Strata Santa Clara,

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'Streams In The Beginning, Graphs In The End' — Part I: Data Management For The Internet Of Everything
Data ScienceTechnology & IT

‘Streams in the Beginning, Graphs in the End’ is a three-part series by Dataconomy contributor and Senior Director of Product Management at Cray, Inc., Venkat Krishnamurthy – focusing on how big changes are afoot in data management, driven by a very different set of use cases around sensor data processing. In this first part, we’ll talk

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4 Reasons To Scale Operational Applications On Hadoop
Machine LearningTechnology & IT

Powering real-time applications involves scaling not only existing enterprise applications, but also new applications that have emerged from the web, social media, and mobile devices. Overwhelmed by massive data growth, businesses must carefully select cost-effective technologies that can enable applications to easily manage both the data volumes of today and

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Datastax Debuts Dse 4.7, The Complete Enterprise Database Platform
IndustryNewsTechnology & IT

DataStax today announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.7 (DSE 4.7), the database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. With significant advancements to integrated enterprise search, analytics, security, in-memory computing, and database management and monitoring, DSE 4.7 is capable

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Data Analytics: The Force Behind The Next Internet Of Things Wave
BI & AnalyticsInternet of ThingsTechnology & IT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) hits full throttle, it’s easy to talk about how new technologies are improving every day life. For years people have imagined a world where smart machines understand what’s happening around them in order to better serve us – from Rosie, the Jetson’s maid, to

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