A Beginner’s Guide To Big Data terminology

Data science can be confusing enough without all of the complicated lingo and jargon. For many, the terms NoSQL, DaaS and Neural Networking instill nothing more than the hesitant thought, “this sounds data-related.” It can be difficult to tell a ...

Yahoo Releases record Machine Learning Dataset for Researchers

Data is the lifeblood of research in machine learning. However, access to truly large-scale datasets is a privilege that has been traditionally reserved for machine learning researchers and data scientists working at large companies – and out of reach for ...

Big Data: Managing Wild Weather and Water

By Gaalen Engen and Marc Davis A state of emergency was declared throughout Washington State in November in response to a series of savage storms that caused three deaths and hundreds of injuries. So catastrophic was the cumulative damage that the ...

6 Essential Steps to Successfully Implement Hadoop

Interest in Hadoop continues to increase as business recognize the benefits it brings to their organizations and their big data analytics practices. Recent numbers bear this out as well. According to a recent survey from TDWI, overall Hadoop adoption by enterprises ...

Funding trends for IoT big data analytics

As the “Internet of Things” gains momentum, expecting to be fueled and enabled by big data analytics, investors and companies are seeking to expand their holdings across these areas. Kylie Wansink, senior analyst for global markets at analyst firm BuddeCom, said ...