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A Primer on Hadoop Plus Machine Learning and Why You Should Care

A Primer on Hadoop Plus Machine Learning and Why You Should Care

The promise of big data, particularly big data analytics and machine learning, is being greatly touted as the next big thing in technology. Predictive data applications based on machine learning are already making our world amazing by combining historical data with near real-time user interactions to make accurate predictions.
Reinventing the role of the DBA

Reinventing the role of the DBA

Being a DBA in today’s world can be hard. Really hard. Not only are the daily challenges growing as businesses rely more and more on applications to engage with their customers, there are several technical and cultural shifts that are putting enormous pressure on “traditional” DBAs to change how they approach their role.

Mattermark Aims to Revolutionize How VCs Invest in Startups

Mattermark Aims to Revolutionize How VCs Invest in Startups

In a previous article, we profiled a very interesting startup called Mattermark, which aims to bring big data analytics to the process of investing in startups. The idea behind Mattermark is that in the same way that enterprises can use big data to unearth new observations, VCs and other investors are able to do the same thing to discover how startups are truly performing in the market. 

Google Moves Aggressively Into Enterprise IT With Comprehensive Cloud and Big Data Solutions

Google Moves Aggressively Into Enterprise IT With Comprehensive Cloud and Big Data Solutions

As any IT professional knows, the world of enterprise IT is undergoing a whole series of changes. From Big Data requirements, to BYOD to Cloud computing, IT managers are facing a number of new issues within their enterprise. IT Specialist remains committed to bringing high quality information and different perspectives to IT managers and developers, and in this regard, we wanted to highlight one company that is now competing aggressively against the traditional IT vendors in the enterprise market. 

One Startup Takes the Complexity Out of Big Data for Enterprise IT Specialists

One Startup Takes the Complexity Out of Big Data for Enterprise IT Specialists

There has been much in the technology media about “Big Data” lately, and there is no question that Big Data is one of the major trends fundamentally altering the IT industry. One of the perceived challenges with Big Data solutions however, is that it is very complex, and that companies need to recruit data scientists or Analytics PhD's to to be able to implement Big Data in the enterprise.



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