The combination of Jupyter Notebooks, Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark has become a killer app for data practitioners. It unlocks the ability to explore, visualize and experiment with both structured and unstructured data sets with great ease and efficiency. We spoke recently with Chris Snow at IBM
Apache Spark, sometimes called the “analytics operating system,” is empowering organizations of all kinds through machine learning by helping them create unprecedented value from their data. Discover eight ways that Apache Spark’s machine learning capabilities are driving the modern business.
IBM extended Big SQL, which was formerly exclusive to the IBM Open Platform (IOP), to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in September 2016. I recently spoke with Berni Schiefer, an IBM fellow in the IBM Analytics group, to learn more about the offering and the ongoing IBM focus on SQL.
The movie Deepwater Horizon that depicts the oil spill disaster of the same name serves as an example of how government agencies and corporations need to collect a lot of data and disseminate information immediately as events quickly unfold. Not only are all parties involved asked for a tremendous
The benefits and pitfalls of different cloud deployment architectures can be intense topics of conversations spanning a wide range of industries. Some discussions foster new approaches to consider, and others make strong arguments as to which approach is well suited for different, industry-specific
Although formerly exclusive to the IBM Hadoop Platform, the extension of Big SQL to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) meets the challenge of complex data warehousing queries on Hadoop. See what Paul Yip, worldwide product strategy for Hadoop and Spark at IBM, has to say about what this transition
Tune in to hear IBM’s David Jenness and mobile development expert Matt Brooke-Smith describe the enterprise content management (ECM) sessions you’ll want to attend during IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 as you take your ECM capabilities into the mobile arena.
In this insightful discussion between IBM’s Toby Bell and IBM Analytics cloud solutions and services leader Roger Letalien, learn what IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 has to offer you as you move your enterprise content management capabilities forward into the cloud.
Organizations need to get high value from streaming data to gain new clients and capitalize on market opportunities. Discover how IBM Streams is best suited for use cases that has the need for high speed and low latency.
Despite big data’s hype, a significant number of organizations are still in a holding pattern—either locked in planning, hesitant to get started or wanting to avoid Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark projects. Complexity and a shortage of skills can exacerbate the situation. Increasingly, organizations
Don’t let your guard down in the digital playground: although social media networks have become a part of daily life for many of us, they pose greater risks than many realize. Find out how solutions designed to identify fraudulent activity and stop it in its tracks help make financial security the
Many marketing concerns have seen the light when it comes to the application of big data analysis as a means of outthinking the competition. Discover three best practices for implementing big data analytics for good data science in marketing initiatives.
Chris Snow, a data and application architect, enjoys helping customers with their data architectures and is working extensively on an open source app project in his spare time. Hear what Snow has to say about his IT experience spanning several industries, his current efforts with customers and his
Hear Roger Rea, senior offering manager for IBM Streams, at IBM, share his thoughts in this podcast on why streaming analytics has become essential for enterprises and how it is transforming their businesses.