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Real-time data processing with data streaming: new tools for a new era

Real-time data streaming is still early in its adoption, but over the next few years organizations with successful rollouts will gain a competitive advantage

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Machine learning: How to create a recommendation engine

In this excerpt from the book “Pragmatic AI,” learn how to code recommendation engines based on machine learning in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

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Why there are no shortcuts to machine learning

As long as companies understand that good data science takes time in an enterprise, and give these people room to learn and grow, they won’t need shortcuts

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Julia tutorial: Get started with the Julia language

Want the convenience of a dynamic language and the performance of a compiled statically typed language? Try Julia

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3 big data platforms look beyond Hadoop

Learn how the Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR data platforms are evolving to meet the demands for real-time analytics and machine learning

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What’s new in Apache Spark? Low-latency streaming and Kubernetes

Continuous processing and native Kubernetes support in Apache Spark 2.3 spell the end for micro-batching and Hadoop

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How to choose the right NoSQL database

NoSQL databases vary in architecture and function, so you need to pick the type that is best for the desired task

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Cython tutorial: How to speed up Python

How to use Cython and its Python-to-C compiler to give your Python applications a rocket boost

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TensorFlow review: The best deep learning library gets better

At version r1.5, Google's open source machine learning and neural network library is more capable, more mature, and easier to learn and use

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AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Moving to the cloud makes more sense than ever, if you know why you're doing it and how to make the most of your platform of choice. Find out the most common reasons for cloud migration, and which AWS components you'll need to succeed...

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No, you shouldn’t keep all that data forever

Most of your old data is useless trash. So throw it away, rather than spend all the time and money hoping AI will figure something out about it

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What’s new in TensorFlow machine learning

Google's TensorFlow 1.4 machine learning library adds the contributed Dataset API for working with data sources, but watch out for breakage caused by the update

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What is Apache Spark? The big data analytics platform explained

Fast, flexible, and developer-friendly, Apache Spark is the leading platform for large-scale SQL, batch processing, stream processing, and machine learning

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What is big data? Everything you need to know

Analyzing lots of data is only part pf what makes big data different from previous data analytics. Learn what the other three aspects are

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What is machine learning? Software derived from data

Building systems that learn from data is a better way to solve complex problems, given enough meaningful data to learn from

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How to avoid big data analytics failures

Follow these six best practices to blow past the competition, generate new revenue sources, and better serve customers

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Machine learning comes to your browser via JavaScript

A new JavaScript library runs Google's TensorFlow right in the browser with GPU acceleration—a novel way to bring machine learning to the masses

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Data is eating the software that is eating the world

The data-driven machine learning algorithms that power AI will not only upend programming, but lower the barriers to AI itself

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