This white paper discusses the advantages of using the PySpark API, which enables the use of Python to interact with the Spark programming model. It starts with a basic description of Spark and then describes PySpark, its benefits, and when it is appropriate to use instead of "pandas" open source
In this white paper, discover how programmers and data scientists can use SparkR to transform R into a tool for big data analytics, taking advantage of parallel processing and near-linear scaling to tackle much larger challenges than would normally be possible with other methods.
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In his book, The New Killer Apps, Chunka Mui, innovation and business strategy consultant, asserts that the conventional wisdom about start-ups being destined to out-innovate big, established businesses isn't true. Read this excerpt to learn how large companies can disrupt too by thinking big,
Do you find yourself increasingly having to make decisions amid uncertain conditions? The advanced capabilities offered by IBM SPSS Statistics aim to make Monte Carlo simulation a part of your risk analysis by bringing these two worlds together in a single software solution.
Spreadsheets are excellent tools as far as they go—but how far can they truly go? If you’re pushing your spreadsheet-based solutions beyond their viable limits, then they might be doing more harm than good. Discover what considerations you shouldn’t ignore when using spreadsheets for statistical
Data analytics is no longer an either/or choice. With the integration of IBM SPSS Statistics and R, you can bring together the statistical analysis and data management capabilities that have helped so many data scientists gain insight after insight from their data.
IBM test data management (TDM) services are designed to satisfy the demands of enterprises trying to take advantage of test data and environment management solutions for complex IT deployments. TDM services cater to test data discovery, subset production, masking, test data refresh, automation of
As humans, we have the ability to think both analytically and creatively. The same should be true for your organization, with technology that helps you hypothesize by connecting fact to possibility. That is a defining trait of cognitive business: a new relationship with technology that empowers
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