Devops can take data science to the next level

September 20, 2013
For data scientists, creating a perfect statistical model is all for naught if the compute power required is prohibitive. We need tools to assess the performance impacts of modeling alternatives
Big Data, Devops
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Big data means big challenges in lifecycle management

August 15, 2013
No matter what its size or variety, data must still be managed through its lifecycle, even when the tools are immature
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Graph analysis will make big data even bigger

July 25, 2013
Social networks transformed the Internet into a complex web of relationships; social graph analysis offers a way to understand those relationships
Big Data, NoSQL
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Big data needs data virtualization

June 20, 2013
To fulfill the promise of big data, you need to abstract data from its underpinnings -- at both the data and infrastructure layers
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There's no shortage of data science smarts

May 16, 2013
Powerful new big data tools demand analytics expertise -- but a growing body of shared knowledge and a new generation of self-taught experts will fill the gap
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Finding gems in big data archives

April 11, 2013
Big data needn't be fast-moving to be sexy. Archives tend to be the largest data stores -- and among the most valuable
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When you should put big data in the cloud

March 21, 2013
Cloud services have an important role to play in big data, especially for short-term jobs or applications where the bulk of data is already in the cloud
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