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Big Analytics Roundup (October 26, 2015)

Fourteen stories this week, beginning with an announcement from IBM.  This week, IBM celebrates 14 straight quarters of declining revenue at its IBM Insight conference, appropriately enough at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas, where the restaurants are overhyped and overpriced. Meanwhile, the first Spark Summit Europe meets in Amsterdam, in the far more interesting setting of the Beurs van Berlage.  There

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Big Analytics Roundup (September 21, 2015)

Top story of the week: release of AtScale’s Hadoop Maturity Survey, which triggered a flurry of analysis.  Meanwhile, the Economist ventures into the world of open source software and venture capital, embarrassing itself in the process; and IBM announces plans to use Spark in its search for extraterrestrial intelligence, a project that would be more useful if pointed toward IBM headquarters. AtScale

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Big Analytics Roundup (August 3, 2015)

This week: IBM pours new wine into old bottles; priorities for the newly formed R Consortium; insight into Spark Streaming and Spark ML pipelines; and the usual snark. The Linux Foundation’s Apache Big Data conference to be held in Budapest in September has already posted slides featuring Spark, Ignite, S2Graph, Kylin and WSO2. Greta Roberts of Talent Analytics wants you

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Big Analytics Roundup (June 29, 2015)

The Sparkalanche continues; plus we have new releases from Flink and H2O.  And, in case you thought Spark was the last word in Big Analytics, well, think again: here comes Splash, from AMPLab. In the Wall Street Journal’s Saturday Essay, Sean Parker calls for philanthropists to focus on “hackable problems,” a message that should resonate with data scientists.  (Link may require registration.) On

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Big Analytics Roundup (May 11, 2015)

Lots of news this week, to compensate for last week’s lame haul. In an excellent post on O’Reilly Radar, Ben Lorica surveys the landscape of workbooks, notebooks and workflow tools, which he categorizes by user persona. On GitHub, a collection of links for streaming analytics (h/t O’Reilly Data). In a “twofer”, VentureBeat plugs its GrowthBeat Summit and a report on

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