Tag Archives: HP Vertica

Big Analytics Roundup (September 12, 2016)

On a Google blog, Kaz Sato describes how a Japanese farmer uses TensorFlow to classify cucumbers. Very good. Perhaps now Google can set TensorFlow to work figuring out how to comply with EU regulations. Good Reads Adrian Colyer returns for the Fall semester with daily papers. Superlative Reads Dez Blanchfield heaps praise on obscure blogger’s new book. HPE Holds a Fire Sale

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Big Analytics Roundup (September 6, 2016)

Jim Kyung-Soo Liew and Tamas Budavari of Johns Hopkins ask whether Tweet sentiments still predict the stock market. Short Version: they do, but the market has arbitraged away any advantage from trading on the information. So there you have it: the stock market is efficient with respect to fundamental information, technical information, and Tweets. Enterra’s Stephen DeAngelis celebrates the “Algorithmic

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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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