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Databricks Brings Data Science, Engineering Together with New Workspace

Databricks Brings Data Science, Engineering Together with New Workspace

Data scientists and software engineers work in different ways and use different tools. But both personas will feel more comfortable developing applications in the new version of Databricks Data Science Workspace, which the company unveiled today at Spark + AI Summit. Read more…

Databricks Cranks Delta Lake Performance, Nabs Redash for SQL Viz

Databricks Cranks Delta Lake Performance, Nabs Redash for SQL Viz

Today at its Spark + AI Summit, Databricks unveiled Delta Engine, a new layer in its Delta Lake cloud offering that uses several techniques to significantly accelerate the performance of SQL queries. Read more…

HPE Unveils ‘Ezmeral’ Platform for Next-Gen Apps

HPE Unveils ‘Ezmeral’ Platform for Next-Gen Apps

Hewlett Packard Enterprises today debuted Ezmeral, which is both a new brand as well as a platform for running containerized AI, machine learning, and analytics workloads. Read more…

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Solving the Challenge of Integrating Messy Data

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Your team manages several analytics projects each with different requirements, data sources, data structures, and other peculiarities. For each new project, you kick off the process of gathering the data, getting to know the formats and accessing the contents of the data, preparing that data for analysis by cleaning and standardizing problem areas…

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Spark 3.0 Brings Big SQL Speed-Up, Better Python Hooks

Apache Spark 3.0 is now here, and it’s bringing a host of enhancements across its diverse range of capabilities. The headliner is an big bump in performance for the SQL engine and better coverage of ANSI specs, while enhancements to the Python API will bring joy to data scientists everywhere. Read more…

COVID Notebooks Aims to Speed Predictive Models

IBM’s new open source toolkit with AI extensions to the Jupyter notebooks data science development platform is being extended to a COVID notebooks platform designed to help analyze real-time data about the pandemic.

The company’s Center for Open-Source Data and AI Technologies developed the COVID notebooks toolkit that among other things addresses data quality issues related to coronavirus analytics. Read more…

FAU Researchers to Create AI-Powered COVID-19 Risk Assessment Tool

As the pandemic rears its head in the United States, attention is turning once again to the relative risk of infection in various areas across the country. Now, a team of researchers from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) have received a $90,000 grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) RAPID program to build an AI-powered, web-based tool for COVID-19 modeling and risk evaluation. Read more…

Sigma Research Finds Frustration, Embarrassment in the Corporate Data Language Barrier

As data increasingly dominates the workplace, a strong relationship between data experts and business experts is critical to establishing an effective data-driven business strategy – but often, that perfect synergy is more difficult to achieve than one might hope. Read more…

SQream Raises Funds to Expand its Analytics Push

SQream Technologies, the GPU database vendor, has attracted new investors while adding several financial backers to its board of directors.

The Tel Aviv-based database vendor said Wednesday (June 24) it raised $39.4 million in a Series B+ funding round led by Mangrove Capitol Partners and Shusterman Family Investments. Read more…

Nvidia Destroys TPCx-BB Benchmark with GPUs

Traditionally, vendors have used CPU-based systems for the TPCx-BB benchmark, which simulates a Hadoop-style workload that mixes SQL and machine learning jobs on structured and unstructured data. So when Nvidia ran the benchmark on its new Ampere class of GPUs system, the results were predictably grim – for CPU systems, that is. Read more…

Solar Data Analytics Approaches Warp Speed

Data scientists at NASA are employing GPU-powered workstations and local storage to greatly accelerate analysis of images captured by the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

Launched in 2010 to probe our yellow dwarf star and its magnetic field, the solar observatory carries three instruments: Read more…

Intel Updates Optane, Expands NAND SSD Offerings

Intel Corp. remains persistent in upgrading its Optane persistent memory series.?The chip maker (NASDAQ: INTC) said this week its second generation Optane series is tuned to the latest version of its Xeon Scalable processors (codenamed Cooper Lake), and boosts memory bandwidth by an average of 25 percent. Read more…

Salesforce Launches COVID-19 Search to Sift Through Pandemic Studies

COVID-19 is generating research at a rate commensurate with its infections. As millions of cases spread across the world, hundreds of thousands of research papers are pouring into journals, overwhelming researchers in their frantic work to develop vaccines, treatments, and accurate epidemiological models. Read more…

Virtual Conference Season Shifts Into Overdrive on June 22

Thanks to limitations on large gatherings due to COVID-19, the normally active spring conference season has been a total bust, forcing the data and analytics communities underground. But virtual activity has been ramping up in recent weeks and hits a crescendo next week, with no fewer than four major online events and a handful of smaller ones. Read more…

SAP Aims to Simplify Data Analytics in the Cloud

SAP is no stranger to complexity. German engineers have certain expectations to uphold, after all. But with the latest release of HANA and related analytics services in the cloud, the storied enterprise software firm has taken firm steps to simplify its lineup and reduce the complexity for customers. Read more…

COVID-19 Gives AI a Reality Check

While it seems unlikely that AI will enter another nuclear winter, the current COVID-19 situation is giving enterprises the opportunity to rethink their AI strategies, giving the better AI projects more room to run, while discarding the borderline AI projects that were unlikely to pay off. Read more…

Norway Shuts Down Contract Tracing App Amid Privacy Concerns

Officials in Norway have put the kibosh on its national COVID-19 contact tracing application following an outside review that found the app “highly invasive.” The decision comes just days before Germany is expected to roll out its own tracking application. Read more…