AgilData Stream Newsletter 7.22.16

July 22, 2016

YOUR FORTNIGHTLY STREAM OF BIG DATA NEWS THAT MATTERS.


 

AgilData CEO Dan Lynn Talks About Analytics and Apache Kudu at the United Nations, Database Camp 2016

AgilData’s CEO Dan Lynn was featured as a speaker this year at Database Camp, at the United Nations, presenting The Holy Grail of Data Analytics. Watch the full presentation and download slide deck.  READ MORE

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Data is Currency, Invest Wisely

Today enterprises accumulate data at ever-rising volumes and ever-rising velocities. Whether you’re talking about data from corporate systems, the Internet of Things, or social media, the flow never stops. While it brings its share of challenges, this constant stream is actually a good problem to have. There is intrinsic value in all of those bits and bytes. READ MORE

 

Pokémon Go Tops Twitter’s Daily Users, Sees More Engagement Than Facebook

Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most viral mobile applications of all time. The game is now the biggest ever in the U.S.; it has now topped Twitter’s daily users, and it sees people spending more time in its app than in Facebook, according to reports from various tracking firms. READ MORE

 

Using MemSQL and Spark for Machine Learning

At Spark Summit in San Francisco, we highlighted our PowerStream showcase application, which processes and analyzes data from more than 2 million sensors on 200,000 wind turbines installed around the world. We sat down with one of our PowerStream engineers, John Bowler, to discuss his work on our integrated MemSQL and Apache Spark solutions. READ MORE

 

Big data and Elections: The Candidates Know You Better Than You Know Them

Most political campaigns emphasize providing information about a candidate to voters. But in the era of big data, they are also collecting information about voters – with little or no control, consent, or security. Which means that, in the era of big data, if you’re a potential voter, they know a lot more about you than you know about them. READ MORE

 

Healthcare Analytics, Big Data Oil and the Multilane Expressway

No one disputes the value of data in business strategy today. According to the Harvard Business Review, 70% of organizations across industries report that big data is of critical importance to them. Big data analytics is expected to be a $187 billion market by 2019, according to IDC. And healthcare is identified as a fast-growth segment, expected to be a $43 billion market. READ MORE

 

Black Hat USA 2015 – Securing Your Big Data Environment

How important is securing your big data environment? Watch Ajit Gaddam at Black Hat 2015 speak about security risks and threat models, big data security framework, successes failures, and best practices. READ MORE

 

Take a Closer Look at Your Spark Implementation

How important is securing your big data environment? Watch Ajit Gaddam at Black Hat 2015 speak about security risks and threat models, big data security framework, successes failures, and best practices. READ MORE

 

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