Author Archives: Thomas W. Dinsmore

ClouderaWorks

Cloudera and Hortonworks just announced a merger. You ask: how does the merger affect the machine learning marketplace? My answer: not at all. Neither Cloudera nor Hortonworks competes in machine learning. Yes, I’m aware. Cloudera and Hortonworks see themselves as part of the machine learning value chain. You can’t do machine learning without data. You need a few other things, too. But

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ML/AI Vendor Roundup: September 2018

Product enhancements, customer references, partnerships, acquisitions, or other significant contributions to machine learning. In general industry news, Forrester releases 2018 “Wave” reports for data science and machine learning. Positive implications for SAS, IBM, RapidMiner, Oracle, and Domino Data Labs. Negative implications for Microsoft, Dataiku, Anaconda, and Google Cloud Platform. Full story here. Vendors listed below in alphabetical order. Dataiku Dataiku

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Forrester’s 2018 PAML “Waves”

Forrester just published two “Wave” reports for predictive analytics and machine learning. The first, covering “multi-modal” solutions, is available here for free. A second report, covering notebook-based solutions, is available here (registration required.) Forrester plans to publish a third report, covering automated machine learning vendors, in 2019. Kudos to Forrester for understanding the diversity of the data science tools market.

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ML/AI Vendor Roundup: August 2018

Product enhancements, customer references, partnerships, acquisitions, financials, or other significant news for ML/AI vendors in August 2018. Alteryx Announces general availability for Release 2018.3. Key new bits: interactive visualization; enhanced Spark integration; a Jupyter notebook for Python scripting. Andrew Brust opines. Releases Q2 financials, revealing 54% YOY topline growth. Amazon Web Services Adds support for custom attributes to SageMaker model

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Vendor Roundup: July 2018

Hi. I’m not dead yet. Just on hiatus from writing due to the demands of my day job. Thought I’d restart this vendor news roundup, on a monthly cadence. Hard news about vendors in the AI/ML/DL space: product enhancements, major reference customers, major partnerships, acquisitions, and funding rounds. No planted articles. Press releases stripped of hype. Amazon Machine Learning Announces

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More Notes on SAS

Last week’s post on SAS provoked numerous comments on this blog, and over on Hacker News. Here are some excerpts. I’ve edited for length and grammar. Feel free to read the originals. SAS employee Scott Mongeau writes: Journeying through the vast graveyard of open source vanity projects I come in on as a mop-up-agent on in any given month, one

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