New version 4 of the BI + big data platform is based on Spark and Parquet, leverages machine learning and is optimized for cloud storage. It's available on the Azure Marketplace now and coming to the AWS Marketplace soon.
The business-model war between open-source software vendors and cloud providers heats up with Elastic taking on Amazon Web Services.
People all over the world are leaving Facebook and Twitter and privacy-first social network MeWe is scooping these disaffected users up onto its platform.
Over the past year, SAP has relaunched its database cloud based on HANA as a portfolio of services with building blocks assembled like a classic Russian doll.
Because COVID drove customers to postpone upgrades last year, the latest annual update of Oracle database packs two years’ worth of new features. And it’s adding icing to the cake with a new low-code/no-code developer cloud service with a free tier to draw rookie developers.
The company behind the open source observability platform that entered a strategic deal with AWS is continuing to plow ahead with its own cloud, introducing a free tier.
The company behind CockroachDB, a globally distributed relational database platform, brings its total funding to $355M and its valuation to $2B.
Blockchain's DeFi-ning moment. Cloud, Kubernetes, and GraphQL. Open source is winning, open source creators are losing. A reality check on key technological drivers for the new decade.
Most of the innovations at CES 2021 aren't on display. It's the hidden, enterprise tech that powers all those smart consumer gadgets that is the real star of the show.
Watson can kick butt on Jeopardy. But will it unlock the mystical secrets of Madison Avenue?
The company said cited strengthening DRAM trends, but warned NAND makers face a risk of over-supply.
Informatica’s introduction of more flexible pricing for its cloud services is the latest step in its evolution to becoming a service provider. It marks a good example of how this transition is a learning experience for established enterprise software providers whose roots began in the data center.
The second data lake funding announcement of the day brings Starburst’s valuation to $1.2B
Dremio's new funding round follows quickly upon a $70M Series C round in March 2020, bringing total funding to just over $260M.
Researchers tested their prediction model against three well-documented COVID-19 outbreaks.
Microsoft has added a slew of new data lake features to Synapse Analytics, based on Apache Spark. It also integrates Azure Data Factory, Power BI and Azure Machine Learning. These features are still in public preview, but that's good enough for us to take a visual tour of what's new.
Modern requirements for machine learning models include both high predictive performance and model interpretability. A team of experts in explainable AI highlights pitfalls to avoid when addressing model interpretation, and discusses open issues for further research. Images created by Cristoph Molnar: https://twitter.com/ChristophMolnar/status/1281272026192326656
Not every business problem can be solved by using chatbots. Here are some inappropriate uses for the AI tool.
Most of us do not know that we are using chatbots to talk to service agents, so how will we know that AI will be seamlessly interacting in with our future lives?
The endless streams of data generated by applications lends its name to this paradigm, but also brings some hard to deal with requirements to the table: How do you deal with querying semantics and implementation when your data is not finite, what kind of processing can you do on such data, and how do you combine it with data from other sources or feed it to your machine learning pipelines, and do this at production scale?
FC Barcelona is focusing on data analysis to give it an edge on the soccer field and at the bank.
If you want to track sleep and heart health, these apps will get you going.
Click by click, we'll show you how to get Microsoft's Apache Hadoop-based big bata service up and running.
Microsoft's Azure Data Lake is now generally available, but what does it do, and how does it work? Here's a tour around the service's tooling and capabilities, to help you understand it and get productive with it, quickly.
This new exhibition at London's Science Museum looks to help people explore the "invisible revolution of big data" and inspire the data scientists of the future.
Computers are smarter than you think, but will they soon think smarter than you? Plenty of big names in science say so...and that it's only a matter of when.
Whether you're in the C-suite of a Fortune 500 tech company or starting the next unicorn in your garage, these 20 tech thinkers have valuable insights you need to hear.
These meddling apps and sneaky strategies help the boss poach your privacy and can even keep you working around the clock.
The University of New South Wales has launched a DomeLab in the hope to help researchers visualise data sets in the medical and museology field.
As well as acting as the hub for a grid of scientific institutions around the world, CERN's datacenter has to cope with vast amounts of raw data from its particle physics experiments.
CES is as much a showcase for the latest business technology as it is for consumer electronics. Enterprise technologies like AI, data analytics, and 5G underpin the latest IoT gadgets, smart devices, and autonomous vehicles and will be on full display at the all digital CES 2021.
Tiernan Ray explains startup Cerebras Systems of Los Altos, California, has built a computer using a single chip the size of an entire silicon wafer. The company has released a scientific paper claiming it can perform scientific problems in computational fluid dynamics in a speed so fast that no existing clustered computer can match it. Read more: https://zd.net/363fVqJ
Data shows that data-driven organizations perform better. But what does it take to get there?
ZDNet's Bill Detwiler talks with USAF Brig. Gen. (Ret) Steven Spano who is regional VP for Public Sector at Tableau about what the company's government customers are asking for in a data analytics platform.
In both the public and private sectors, these are the barriers to meaningful adoption of artificial intelligence.
General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance.
Elsewhere, the state government is making technology upgrades to the Sydney rail network.
To make the right decisions in critical circumstances, law enforcement needs solid data delivered in real-time. Axon CEO Rick Smith explains technology's role in police reform, community involvement in product design, and digital transformation. Read more: https://zd.net/3gtuJAG
Country rolls out new three-year plan with SG$250 million ($182.1 million) investment to drive technology innovation in the financial services industry, which saw 40 innovation labs and 1,000 fintech companies set up in the last five years.
The company believes Android phones can act as mini seismometers.
PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann and Paul Koester, model based product support program manager for the US Navy, walk through the lessons learned in utilizing 3D data, change management, digital twins and going to the cloud while retiring paper-based processes.
Rooting out implicit bias in AI is fundamental to ensuring an equitable society. Is it even possible? Samasource's AI Bias Detection says it is.
Not all vaccines for COVID-19 will cover everyone, in fact many may have large gaps. A novel, large-scale machine learning project at MIT designed one that might protect many more people.
Research shows that smartphone usage patterns can reveal four of the five key personality traits.
The company makes the case its computers are vastly cheaper than equivalent processing power from Nvidia.
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InterSystems launches CACHÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â° 2007, the latest update to their post-relational database product.
IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.
Displaying images brightly and sharply, this stylish LCD projector is best suited for boardroom presentations. Read our Australian review.