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Data - Driven News
Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 09:30
The Mathematics of Data: Graph Analytics as a Service

by Jelani Harper Graph databases are optimal for running advanced analytics because they indicate the relationship between data elements and allow for readily discernible inferences between them—yielding answers to questions that users never thoug

Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 09:25
A Look Inside the Open Data Platform Debate

by Angela Guess Jeff Kelly recently wrote for Wikibon Premium, “The creation of the Open Data Platform has resulted in a pretty vigorous debate among industry players about the need (or not) for such an industry consortium to help speed Hadoop ado

Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 09:20
Ryft Launches 1U Analytics Platform Capable of 10+ Gigabytes/Second Performance

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Ryft today unveiled the Ryft ONE, the only commercial 1U platform capable of providing fast and actionable business insights by simultaneously analyzing up to 48 terabytes of historic

Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 09:15
The Powerful Combo of Big and Small Data Can Help Make Babies

by Angela Guess Mike Kavis, a Forbes contributor, recently wrote, “Last week I explored how small data, rather than big data, can be a critical component of the Internet of Things.

Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 09:10
How to Keep Machine Learning From Becoming a Big Data Bottleneck

by Angela Guess Jack Vaughn of SearchDataManagement recently wrote, “The recent rush of machine learning technology and products is formidable, but machine learning techniques are far from new.

Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 09:05
Keeping Our Open Source Smart Homes Under Our Own Control

by Angela Guess Klint Finley recently wrote for Wired, “Smart homes could make our lives easier. But they could also end up being a real pain. Devices from competing companies might not want to talk to each other.