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WibiData Develops First Commercial Experiment Framework for Rapid Optimization of Machine Learning in Hadoop

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “WibiData, a leader in personalization software, today announced Experiments by Wibi, the first commercial experiment framework to capitalize on the processing power enabled by machine lear

To Err is Human; to Keep Erring is Stupid – Part 2

by John Ladley On my last blog, I received a comment that I should not call people “stupid.” To be clear, I am not calling anyone stupid.

MongoDB Raises $80M in New Funding

by Angela Guess Jonathan Vanian of GigaOM reports, “NoSQL startup MongoDB is aiming to raise $100 million and has already taken in $79.9 million, according to a SEC document that the company filed this week and has confirmed to Gigaom.

The Evolving State of Distributed, Fault Tolerant Transactions in NoSQL

by Angela Guess Benjamin Darfler of InfoQ reports, “Five short years ago the term NoSQL was just beginning to take off, many NoSQL databases were pre version 1.0 and when, it came to the CAP tradeoff, choosing availability over consistency was in

NoSQL is the Future: More NoSQL Applications Emerging

by Angela Guess Phil Wainewright of Diginomica reports, “Billy Bosworth, CEO of DataStax, took his audience on a trip down memory lane as he opened last month’s Cassandra Summit in London.

How Will Cognitive Computing Affect Our Lives in 2015?

by Angela Guess Chloe Green of Information Age recently wrote, “Speaking to students at MIT in October, Elon Musk, engineer and CEO of Telsa Motors and SpaceX, called artificial intelligence 'our biggest existential threat.' He may be the man behi