Tag Archives: Mesosphere

Big Analytics Roundup (May 2, 2016)

Movidius ups the ante for trade show trinkets by releasing what journos describe as supercomputing, neural computing power, vision processing, deep learning, and artificial intelligence on a USB drive.  Roundup here. Last November, IBM’s Paul Zikopoulos snarked at Cloudera for not supporting SparkR. Cloudera’s Sean Owen, responding to a query in the Cloudera Community, notes that SparkR “does not work with other resource managers,” and

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Big Analytics Roundup (April 25, 2016)

Mesosphere wins the internet this week with its announcement that it has open sourced DC/OS, its datacenter virtualization project built around Apache Mesos. While not an “analytics” project per se, DC/OS has the potential to transform how organizations provision and deploy their analytics platforms. In a nutshell, Apache Mesos distributes workloads across physical IT resources. DC/OS adds a container orchestration platform; installation,

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Big Analytics Roundup (March 28, 2016)

Microsoft’s chatbot fail wins the internet this week, but the most important story is Google’s new managed service for machine learning. Also leading the week: Mesosphere’s new funding round led by Microsoft and HPE, and more funding for Domo. — Google Cloud Platform (GCP) adds the Google Cloud Machine Learning Platform to its suite of managed machine learning services, which

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Big Analytics Roundup (November 23, 2015)

Eleven stories this week, including a new Flink release, new developments for Splice Machine, and a very big Spark HPC cluster in Warsaw. InfoWorld publishes a well-written practical guide to Deep Learning. Here are a couple of interesting articles on Spark: MapR’s Jim Scott offers a nice overview of Spark RDDs. Ian Pointer summarizes five things he hates about Spark.

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Spark Summit Europe Roundup

The 2015 Spark Summit Europe met in Amsterdam October 27-29.  Here is a roundup of the presentations, organized by subject areas.   I’ve omitted a few less interesting presentations, including some advertorials from sponsors. State of Spark — In his keynoter, Matei Zaharia recaps findings from Databricks’ Spark user survey, notes growth in summit attendance, meetup membership and contributor headcount.

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Big Analytics Roundup (August 24, 2015)

Lots of Mesos news this week (thanks to MesosCon in Seattle), including reports that Microsoft wants to acquire Mesosphere. Rashid Jamal surveys the battle space for the next generation big data analysis framework.  Good overview of how some of the top projects and vendors are positioning themselves. On LinkedIn, Bernard Marr reports on the “top ten” Hadoop distributions, including Cloudera,

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Big Analytics Roundup (July 27, 2015)

Top stories this week:  Palantir’s valuation grows, Continuum Analytics gets a bump, Cloudera announces a Python interface for Impala, and we have a winner in KDD Cup 2015. Nate Desmond chronicles Palantir‘s $15 Billion growth story just as the company hits $20 Billion. Conversion Logic wins the KDD Cup 2015, which L.A. Biz characterizes as the “Nerd Olympics”. Here’s a picture

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