NoSQL, no problem: Why MySQL is still king

MySQL is a bit of an attention hog. With relational databases supposedly put on deathwatch by NoSQL, MySQL should have been edging gracefully to the exit by now (or not...

Get started with TensorFlow

Machine learning couldn’t be hotter, with several heavy hitters offering platforms aimed at seasoned data scientists and newcomers interested in working with neural networks. Among the more popular options is...

Google BigQuery provides insight into Stack Overflow discussion data

Software development discussion site has started offering quarterly snapshots of its question-and-answer database through Google’s BigQuery.Stack Exchange, parent company for Stack Overflow and its sister...

Review: Domo is good BI, not great BI

In the last couple of years I have reviewed four of the leading business intelligence (BI) products: , , , and . In general terms, Tableau sets the bar for...

What deep learning really means

Perhaps the most positive technical theme of 2016 was the long-delayed triumph of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and in particular deep learning. In this article we'll discuss what that means...

IDG Contributor Network: ETL is dead

Extract, transform, and load. It doesn’t sound too complicated. But, as anyone who’s managed a data pipeline will tell you, the simple name hides a ton of complexity.And while none...

Who took the 'no' out of NoSQL?

, “Each week brings more SQL into the NoSQL market subsegment. The NoSQL term is less and less useful as a categorization.” Yet that promised “consolidation” may not be all that...

MXNet review: Amazon's scalable deep learning

Deep learning, which is basically neural network machine learning with multiple hidden layers, is all the rage—both for problems that justify the complexity and high computational cost of deep learning,...

Julia vs. Python: Julia language rises for data science

Of the many use cases Python covers, data analytics has become perhaps the biggest and most significant. The Python ecosystem is loaded with libraries, tools, and applications that make the...

Nvidia's new TensorRT speeds machine learning predictions

Nvidia has released a new version of , a runtime system for serving inferences using deep learning models through Nvidia’s own GPUs.Inferences, or predictions made from a trained model, can be...

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