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Women In Tech Speak Up At Data Natives Tel Aviv
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Let’s face it: Women in tech are few and far between. According to a recent ‘Women in Tech’ report, women held 57% of all professional occupations in 2015, yet they held only 25% of all computing occupations. There are, however, those women in tech “unicorns” that magically appear every so

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Better Allies Than Enemies: Why Spark Won'T Kill Hadoop
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Fans and supporters of Hadoop have no reason to fear; Hadoop isn’t going away anytime soon. There’s been a great deal of consternation about the future of Hadoop, most of it stemming from the growing popularity of Apache Spark. Some big data experts have even gone so far as to

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Database Giants Marklogic Secure $102M In Funding
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  San Carlos, Calif. – May 12, 2015 (12:01 am PT) – MarkLogic Corporation today announced it has closed a $102M round of funding to fuel growth to satisfy global market demand for the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform. The funds will be used to accelerate the company’s global market

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Meet 'The Fintech 50' - Tink
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What is Tink’s mission statement? Personal finance is generally something that people find boring, time consuming and stressful. We remove the hassle from managing your personal finances and makes it smart, fun and actionable to keep track of your money. We want to make it easier for people to spend

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How Zalando Used Bayesian Statistics To Save Loads Of Money
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Everyone likes to save money–and when you’re running a huge business like Zalando, saving money by making your systems more efficient can mean saving millions of Euros. That’s why I’m excited to tell you that the Zalando Data Intelligence team recently found a way to save us piles of money.

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Meet 'The Fintech 50' - Sybenetix
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What is your mission statement? As the pioneer of Enterprise Behavioural Analytics our goal is to provide financial institutions with the insight and tools needed to improve investment performance, better manage conduct and risk – leading to increased assets under management and enhanced reputation. Our single performance and conduct management

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Client-Side Encryption: The Latest Trend In Cloud Storage
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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 V5.0
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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 Is The New 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 Grab $55M To Make Sense Of Complex Datasets
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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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