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Big Analytics Roundup (August 29, 2016)

TechCrunch reports results of a new study, which says that you really don’t need a co-founder after all. Next, they’ll be telling us we don’t need to floss. Python and R Matt Asay argues that Python is a gateway language that leads data scientists to R. (h/t Oliver Vagner). That’s oversimplified and mostly incorrect. The breadth of R’s analytics functionality tends

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Big Analytics Roundup (January 25, 2016)

This week, we have a new release of Spark-TS, Google’s proposal to create an Apache incubator project for Cloud Dataflow, Forrester’s assessment of Hadoop distributions, a couple of funding stories and a nice crop of explainers. Just a reminder that Spark Summit East is coming up February 16-18.  I’ll be delivering a talk in the Executive track on Spark and the

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