Tag Archives: GraphX

Big Analytics Roundup (October 19, 2015)

Ten stories this week.  Don’t miss story #10, which recaps an analysis of collaboration and influence in the U.S.Congress using open source graph engines and a rich database of legislation. (1) Rexer: R Continues to Lead Rexer Analytics has released preliminary results from its 2015 survey of working analysts; Bob Muenchin reports.  One interesting snippet — reported tool use, as

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Big Analytics Roundup (June 1, 2015)

The Open Data Science Conference launched successfully in Boston this past weekend, attracting more than 1,200 attendees.  Sponsors included Booz Allen, Continuum Analytics, DataRobot, McGraw Hill Education and RStudio, among others.  Organizers plan additional events this year in Boston and San Francisco. Mary Meeker releases her latest Internet Trends Report. In Forbes, Louis Columbus rounds up analyst coverage of the Big Analytics

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Apache Spark is 1.0

Today, the Spark project announced availability of Apache Spark 1.0.0, the first major release since the Apache Foundation named Spark a top-level project.  (Additional announcements here, here and here). With 117 contributors, Spark continues to build critical mass and engagement in the data science community. Features of the new release include: API stability Integration with YARN security Operational and packaging

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