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Big data refers to the trend of deriving insight from vast repositories unstructured or semi-structured data using Hadoop, NoSQL databases, and other new tools.

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Google to tour Europe to discuss right-to-be-forgotten ruling

Testing a removal request is a 'very vague and subjective' process, Google's chief legal officer said

How much is Hadoop worth? For Google, $80 million

With Google's $80 million, MapR gets a chance to expand, and Google can hoard the rewards

Why Google Cloud Dataflow is no Hadoop killer

Google's new data processing service may look like it's designed to lure users away from Hadoop, but its focus is more selective

Dell aims Cloudera-powered appliance at enterprise Hadoop users

New Cloudera Hadoop appliance uses in-memory processing and newest-generation data analysis tools

What's machine learning? It depends on who you ask

As interest in machine learning has grown, its definition has expanded to include a panoply of techniques for automating knowledge and pattern discovery from fresh data

Moving a database to the cloud? Wrap it in a services layer

Databases need to be logically and physically decoupled from applications in the cloud, despite what worked in the data center

Not so fast, NoSQL -- SQL still reigns

Developer survey shows SQL databases are going strong, and NoSQL is the accompaniment, not the replacement

Big data log analysis thrives on machine learning

Huge quantities of log data generated by all sorts of devices opens immense potential for insight, but machine learning is needed to make sense of it

Microsoft Azure piles onto the machine-learning bandwagon

The Microsoft Azure Machine Learning service makes it easier to create predictive analytics solutions, connect them to other Azure products, and publish them as APIs

Fast data: The next step after big data

Open source tools help companies process data streams. To bring in complex queries and transactional capabilities, VoltDB's John Hugg suggests adding an in-memory NewSQL data store

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Blog by James Kobielus

As interest in machine learning has grown, its definition has expanded to include a panoply of techniques for automating knowledge and pattern discovery from fresh data
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