Tag Archives: Visual Studio

Big Analytics Roundup (December 7, 2015)

Cloudera’s expanded Spark support leads the news this week, together with a Data Science Virtual Machine from Microsoft.  Neural network devotees will be pleased to see that Keras now runs on TensorFlow. On the Databricks blog, H2O.ai’s Michal Malohlava describes Sparking Water, a Spark package that enables data scientists to build machine learning pipelines that integrate Spark and H2O functions.

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Microsoft Buys Revolution Analytics

On Friday, January 23, Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics.  Coverage of the announcement in the media is extensive, with stories by TechCrunch, Wired, ZDNet, VentureBeat and many others (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.) Microsoft did not disclose the negotiated purchase price; Revolution’s total capitalization

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