Topic: data scientists

Spark Summit East: News from Databricks, IBM, MapR, MemSQL, SAP and Wikibon

Wikibon, a community formed to help solve technology problems, has released what it says is the first-ever Spark forecast that shows how Spark is changing the industry. “Our report is the first to show how Spark is remaking the marketplace, presenting not just numbers of users, but also data about what vendors are building and … continue reading

Data platform as a service is coming

Madhukar Kumar is vice president of product management and marketing at Liaison Technologies, and he’s convinced he’s seen the future of data. In the past 10 years, Kumar has served as director of professional services at Autonomy, manager and architect of Interwoven, and finally, a vice president at HP. Today, however, he’s strictly concerned with … continue reading

IBM dedicates itself to advancing Apache Spark

IBM is looking to accelerate innovation for the Spark ecosystem with its latest commitments to the open-source project. According to the company, the Big Data processing engine is potentially the most significant open-source project of the decade. “Spark is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with in the Big Data ecosystem,” said Beth Smith, general … continue reading

Microsoft releases Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft wants to help businesses gain valuable insights from their mountains of data. The company has announced the general availability of Azure Machine Learning, a managed cloud service for predictive analytics. “In mere hours, developers and data scientists can build and deploy apps to improve customer experiences, predict and prevent system failures, enhance operational efficiencies, … continue reading Protection Status