The new system, called TSAR, acts as a real-time data orchestrator and makes it easier for product teams to receive insights into Twitter’s data much faster than before.
The data analytics company offers an appliance that comes bundles with software that can connect with a user’s data infrastructure and provide a simple search interface.
Big data experts Andy Palmer and Michael Stonebraker launched a new data automation cleanup tool as part of the duo’s company Tamr. The software tool helps big companies organize sloppy data sets with the aid of machine learning and human guidance.
Now that the Supreme Court has decided that human genes can’t be patented, a group of researchers is using high-tech data science to better understand the genetic mutations associated with breast cancer.
Blind trust in black box, or click-and-run, software is a growing problem in science, and the concern extends to big data and high performance computing.
Representatives at IBM and the New York Stock Exchange laid out a schematic for doing big data analytics and showed how it can work in practice.
As companies implement big data analytics strategies, they ought to consider some of the best practices in place before the rise of the term “big data.”
Media outlets such as the Guardian take a long time to produce data-backed reports and visualizations, while big data analytics apps move fast but don’t lack a human touch. Is there a happy medium?
Known for its supercomputing storage capabilities, DataDirect Networks is introducing a box for running Hadoop jobs, and a company executive sees the Hadoop hardware trend continuing.
Venture capitalists made more big data investments than ever before in 2012, and a few more deals have already closed in 2013. Entrepreneurs from several venture-backed data startups will speak at Structure:Data next month.