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As a strategic sponsor, IBM was represented in full force at Strata + Hadoop World 2015 in New York, New York. Day one proved to be a buzz of activity that included IBM data science experts getting a hands-on lab course on practical data science underway, IBM spokespeople discussing offerings and
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