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Review: Elasticsearch 7 soars with SQL, search optimizations

Across-the-board upgrade beefs up query capabilities, boosts cluster performance, and simplifies cluster configuration

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Is Java the next COBOL?

60 years later, billions of lines of COBOL live on. Could Java, SQL, or Python last as long?

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Deep learning frameworks: PyTorch vs. TensorFlow

If you actually need a deep learning model, PyTorch and TensorFlow are both good choices

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10 Splunk alternatives for log analysis

Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it is far from the only player around

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The best graph databases

These stellar databases combine horizontal scalability with highly efficient engines for storing and analyzing connected data

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The best distributed NoSQL databases

Highly flexible and hugely scalable, NoSQL databases offer a range of data models and consistency options to suit your application

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5 machine learning tools to ease software development

AI-driven development tools that provide code auto-completion, code vulnerability detection, and even cutting-edge code generation

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The best machine learning and deep learning libraries

TensorFlow, Spark MLlib, Scikit-learn, PyTorch, MXNet, and Keras shine for building and training machine learning and deep learning models

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10 new tricks your old database can do

You might be surprised by the powerful “NoSQL” features lurking in your old Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL database

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Hadoop runs out of gas

As big data customers flee complexity and embrace the cloud, Hadoop vendors are sputtering

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Machine learning algorithms explained

Machine learning uses algorithms to turn a data set into a predictive model. Which algorithm works best depends on the problem

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Review: Kinetica analyzes billions of rows in real time

GPU database is not only hugely scalable, but integrates graph analysis, location intelligence, and machine learning with standard SQL

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Pub/sub messaging: Apache Kafka vs. Apache Pulsar

Apache Kafka set the bar for large-scale distributed messaging, but Apache Pulsar has some neat tricks of its own

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TigerGraph review: A graph database designed for deep analytics

Highly parallelized and horizontally scalable, TigerGraph shines for use cases that require multi-hop analytic queries

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SQL tutorial: Learn SQL on MariaDB

Follow this step-by-step guide to install MariaDB, load data, connect to a database, and execute SQL queries including table joins

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AWS piles on the machine learning services

Hosted TensorFlow, pay-as-you-go inference serving, reinforcement learning, and automatic data labeling come to the Amazon cloud

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Machine learning lessons: 5 companies share their mistakes

Machine learning can also go terribly wrong, making you regret that enthusiastic rush to adopt

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Tutorial: Spark application architecture and clusters

Learn how Spark components work together and how Spark applications run on standalone and YARN clusters

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