5 Python libraries to lighten your machine learning load

5 Python libraries to lighten your machine learning load

These libraries help speed up your data pipelines, use AWS Lambda to shred through computation-heavy jobs, and work with TensorFlow models minus TensorFlow

02/17/17

Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

U.S. companies favor issuing more visas to foreign workers, but President Trump has vowed to put American workers first. Can a compromise be found in Congress?

02/17/17

Docker's tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

Docker's tops for devops, AWS is the cloud king

RightScale's 'State of the Cloud' survey also shows hybrid cloud beating public-only and private-only clouds, and Microsoft Azure making major inroads

02/16/17

IBM sets up a machine learning pipeline for z/OS

IBM sets up a machine learning pipeline for z/OS

z System users with data behind their firewalls can now access IBM's training and deployment system for machine learning, packaged for convenience

02/15/17

Hadoop finds a happier home in the cloud

Hadoop finds a happier home in the cloud

All the excitement about big data and the Hadoop ecosystem -- yet so few enterprise initiatives panned out. Lifting the ecosystem to the cloud changes everything

02/15/17

Amazon's Elastic Block Storage stretches control to individual volumes

Amazon's Elastic Block Storage stretches control to individual volumes

With Elastic Volumes, EBS now lets you resize volumes and change their performance types on the fly

02/14/17

Infrastructure under attack: The next ransomware wave

Infrastructure under attack: The next ransomware wave

At RSA, Georgia Tech researchers showed that industrial control systems could be exploited to launch a ransomware attack capable of holding a water treatment facility hostage

02/14/17

Yahoo makes TensorFlow and Spark better together

Yahoo makes TensorFlow and Spark better together

Open source project that merges deep learning and big data frameworks is said to operate more efficiently at scale and require little change to existing Spark apps

02/13/17

RSA Conference preview: The agenda can't keep up

RSA Conference preview: The agenda can't keep up

The latest, scariest, most sophisticated threats are too fresh for the RSA Conference to cover, but the real value will be great info on how to be a better defender

02/13/17

Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j

Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j

The project allows for graph data to be kept in a distributed in-memory, key-value store and crunched at scale

02/13/17

Java, C, C++ face growing competition in popularity

Java, C, C++ face growing competition in popularity

The three languages are still tops in Tiobe's popularity index, albeit with sinking ratings

02/10/17

Got secrets? Docker Datacenter can help your applications keep them

Got secrets? Docker Datacenter can help your applications keep them

Docker Datacenter now supports secrets in containerized apps -- API keys, passwords, and encryption keys -- and ensures they are securely stored and transmitted

02/10/17

Surprise! Here's the language devs play with at home

Surprise! Here's the language devs play with at home

The quirky functional language Haskell is surprisingly popular for 'weekend' projects, but it won't gain traction at work without a patron

02/10/17

Silicon Valley execs grow a backbone

Silicon Valley execs grow a backbone

After a period of uneasy silence, tech leaders are moved to rally in opposition to the Muslim ban

02/10/17

Anaconda Fusion melds Excel with Python data science

Anaconda Fusion melds Excel with Python data science

A new offering from the creator of a Python distribution for data science uses Microsoft Excel as a front end for Jupyter notebooks and other data-centric apps

02/09/17

Baidu's deep learning framework adopts Kubernetes

Baidu's deep learning framework adopts Kubernetes

Google's orchestration framework will provide smart resource allocation and cluster management to PaddlePaddle

02/08/17

Microsoft's AI APIs add content moderation, speech recognition

Microsoft's AI APIs add content moderation, speech recognition

New APIs for Microsoft's Cognitive Services cloud allow speech-to-text and vice versa, as well as provide tools to automatically moderate images, video, and text

02/07/17

Big data, IoT, and security are hot IT careers for 2017

Big data, IoT, and security are hot IT careers for 2017

Full-stack developers,and VR/AR round out the list, says Randstad USA -- but let's not forget about machine learning and AI

02/06/17

RethinkDB finds a new home at the Linux Foundation

RethinkDB finds a new home at the Linux Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a project of the Linux Foundation, recently picked up the code for the open source database, which will now get a second chance

02/06/17

AWS, Google, and Microsoft cement their cloud dominance

AWS, Google, and Microsoft cement their cloud dominance

AWS still enjoys a long lead, but 2016 showed that Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are proving worthy adversaries -- at the expense of smaller rivals

02/06/17

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