100 Big Data Companies Analyzed
We analyze the CRN Big Data 100 for insights into trends in the future of Big Data companies, including changes in database solutions, active regions, and what industries are undergoing the most change right now.
on Jun 29, 2014 in Big Data, Big Data Vendors, Business Analytics, Companies, CRN, Data Management, Hadoop, NoSQL
Top stories for Jun 22-28
Does Deep Learning Have Deep Flaws? What is Text Analytics? Data Science Skills and Business Problems; CRN 50 Emerging Big Data Vendors.
on Jun 29, 2014 in Big Data Vendors, Data Science Skills, Deep Learning, Text Analytics, Top stories
Menthal – Access Rich Smartphone Dataset
Menthal projects studies smartphone habits and depression, and has an App which collects smartphone interactions and gives user a feedback. Researchers are invited to analyze a large set of volunteered data by visiting Bonn, Germany.
on Jun 26, 2014 in App, Depression, Germany, Menthal, Postdoc, Smartphone
CRN 50 Emerging Big Data Vendors
We examine CRN top 50 Emerging Big Data Vendors, with 65% located in Silicon Valley. The prototypical company is located in San Francisco and develops software for Hadoop analytics platform. Competition will be tough!
on Jun 26, 2014 in Big Data, Big Data Vendors, Companies, CRN, Hadoop, Startups
CRN 25 Big Data Management Companies
We examine top 25 Big Data Management companies, part of CRN Big Data 100, including Actian, Couchbase, and MemSQL. A large fraction of these companies develop NoSQL solutions.
on Jun 26, 2014 in Big Data, Companies, CRN, Data Management, NoSQL
CRN 50 Big Data Business Analytics Companies
We examine CRN top 50 Big Data Business Analytics companies. They are younger (average age is 10), and 44% are founded since 2010.
on Jun 25, 2014 in Big Data, Business Analytics, Companies, CRN
CRN 25 Big Data Infrastructure Companies
We examine the top 25 Big Data Infrastructure companies, part of CRN Big Data 100, which includes Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft.
on Jun 24, 2014 in Big Data, Companies, CRN, Infrastructure
KDnuggets Twitter Follower 20,000 – Interview
KDnuggets crosses a milestone of 20,000 Twitter followers. Number 20,000 is a PhD student in Data Mining in China. I ask her about research, data mining, Big Data market leaders in China, and more.
on Jun 23, 2014 in China, KDnuggets Honors, Liyang Tang, Twitter
Top stories for Jun 15-21
Does Deep Learning Have Deep Flaws?; Cartoon: Big Data and World Cup Football; Optimizing the Netflix Experience with Data Science; The Cardinal Sin of Data Mining: Overfitting.
on Jun 22, 2014 in Cartoon, Data Science, Deep Learning, Netflix, Overfitting, Soccer, Top stories
New Poll: Largest dataset analyzed / data mined?
New KDnuggets Poll is asking: What was the largest dataset you analyzed / data mined? The median answer in 2013 was 40-50 GB. Please vote and we will analyze and publish the trends.
on Jun 19, 2014 in Big Data, Largest, Poll
KDnuggets Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science Software Poll – Analyzed
We analyze the results of KDnuggets Software Poll, including correlations between tools, and relationships between commercial, free, and Hadoop/Big Data tools. We identify a potential capability gap. Download anonymized data and analyze it yourself.
on Jun 17, 2014 in Data Mining Software, Hadoop, Poll, R, RapidMiner
Cartoon: Big Data and World Cup Football
New KDnuggets Cartoon takes a fresh look on Big Data insights and World Cup 2014 in Soccer. What should a player do when Big Data predicts his behavior?
on Jun 17, 2014 in Big Data, Cartoon, World Cup
Top stories for Jun 8-14
KDnuggets 15th Annual Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science Software Poll: RapidMiner Continues To Lead; Data Lakes vs Data Warehouses; The First Law of Data Science: Do Umbrellas Cause Rain? Huge Big Data Poster and Reference.
on Jun 15, 2014 in Causation, Data Lakes, Poll, Poster, Top stories
Profile: KDnuggets Serves Analytics and Big Data Fields
A profile of KDnuggets, including an overview, history, and present highlights, is featured on the homepage of INFORMS, a major society for Analytics and Optimization (until June 23, 2014).
on Jun 11, 2014 in Big Data, Gregory Piatetsky, INFORMS, KDD, KDnuggets Honors, Twitter
AlgoMost contest: Predicting future company acquisitions
Develop an algorithm to predict which companies are most likely to be acquired in the current fiscal year.
on Jun 11, 2014 in Acquisitions, AlgoMost, Competition, Data Science, Startups
May 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
May 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: 40 events, including ExtraHop, Capptain, Datalogix, "Data Nation", 6Sense, Sumo Logic, DataPad, SeeWhy, Tamr, LiveRamp, and Adometry.
on Jun 9, 2014 in Acquisitions, Datalogix, Google, Startups, Sumo Logic, Tamr
Top stories for Jun 1-7
New Poll: Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science Software Used? OpenNN, An Open Source Library For Neural Networks; Data Lakes vs Data Warehouses; Stanford University: Data Analyst.
on Jun 8, 2014 in Data Lakes, Data Warehouse, Neural Networks, OpenNN, Poll, Stanford, Top stories
KDnuggets 15th Annual Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science Software Poll: RapidMiner Continues To Lead
With over 3,000 data miners taking part in KDnuggets 15th Annual Software Poll, RapidMiner continues to lead. Free software is used much more outside US, and Hadoop usage grows fastest in Asia.
on Jun 7, 2014 in Data Mining Software, Excel, Hadoop, Knime, Poll, Python, R, RapidMiner, SAS, SQL, SQL Server, Weka
Top stories in May: New Poll – Analytics, Data Mining Software; Data Science Cheat Sheets
New Poll: Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science Software Used? Guide to Data Science Cheat Sheets; Big Data Landscape, v 3.0, analyzed; Where to Learn Deep Learning.
on Jun 5, 2014 in Big Data, Cheat Sheet, Data Science, Deep Learning, Landscape, Poll, Top stories
ICON Challenge on Forecasting and Scheduling
ICON is a combined competition with both a machine learning component (predicting energy prices) and an scheduling component (using the predicted prices to schedule tasks on machines).
on Jun 3, 2014 in Competition, Forecasting, Scheduling
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in May
ClearVu Analytics, OpenNN neural net library from Intelnics, QIWare, Vowpal Wabbit software for fast learning, Analytics Vidhya, 17 new Big Data meetings, companies, Latin American Data Science education, and more.
on Jun 2, 2014 in Added to KDnuggets, Blogs, Neural Networks, Venezuela
Top stories for May 25-31
New Poll: Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science Software Used? Where to Learn Deep Learning - Courses, Tutorials, Software; Interview: Martin Hack, CEO, Skytree on Industrializing Machine Learning for Big Data; Data Mining and Analysis: Fundamental Concepts and Algorithms.
on Jun 1, 2014 in Algorithms, Deep Learning, Martin Hack, Poll, Skytree, Top stories