Tag Archives: GraphLab Create

Big Analytics Roundup (August 17, 2015)

Catching up from vacation last week.  Top stories: results of a SQL-on-Hadoop evaluation at Pearson; Google launches Dataflow (giving Flink a boost); while IBM shoehorns Spark onto a mainframe, Vertica gets the jump on IBM PureData with native Spark integration. Kaggle announces two new competitions: Springleaf Financial, an Indiana credit union founded in 1920, has rebranded to target millenials. They

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Big Analytics Roundup (July 13, 2015)

Light news this week, likely due to summer vacations.   Story of the week: Microsoft announces Spark in Azure. Shivon Zilis spends three months compiling a list of 2,529 analytic startups, creates this chart: Apache Flink Dan Gray reports on the upcoming Flink Forward 2015 conference in Berlin. At the Chicago Flink Meetup, Slim Baltagi delivers an overview. On YouTube, Robert

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Big Analytics Roundup (May 18, 2015)

Light news: announcements from Dato, Google, Oracle and Pentaho, plus other cool stuff. On the PWC technology blog, Alan Morrison and Bo Parker interview Martin Van Ryswyk and Marko Rodriguez of Datastax about graph analytics.  PWC’s headline writer gets it wrong; the article is about graph engines and not graph databases.  Special-purpose graph databases, like special-purpose columnar databases, are a

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