Splice Machine seeks to deliver hybrid RDBMS as a service

Splice Machine, which specializes in an open source relational database for hybrid workloads, wants to bring that database to the cloud as a service. The company announced this week that it will release Cloud RDBMS, a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) this spring. It noted that Cloud RDBMS will be able to power […] Read more »

Google Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise IT

At its machine learning event, Google put on a display of APIs for use in automated image analysis and categorization — and for the translation of 103 languages. The company joins AWS and Microsoft in offering more of these services through the cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Nervana’s cloud platform makes deep learning more widely availableGoogle […] Read more »

Nadella points to machine learning as battleground in cloud computing

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has identified machine learning as the firm’s key focus as cloud computing usage becomes more widespread. It is an area that is fast becoming the battleground for the big cloud providers. Google and Amazon Web Services both offer a range of tools that make it easier for developers to create “intelligent’ […] Read more »

AWS machine learning VMs go faster, but not forward

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new generation of GPU-powered cloud computing instances aimed squarely at customers running machine learning applications. The P2’s a major step up from the previous generation of GPU-powered AWS instances, and it has plenty of memory to burn. But it’s built with an earlier generation of GPU, so it’s less […] Read more »

Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To Apps

Microsoft is infusing more of its machine learning into Office 365 and adding in greater capabilities into Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Google’s Machine Learning Buy, Alteryx Updates: Big Data RoundupGoogle Makes Machine Learning Available To Enterprise ITNadella points to machine learning as battleground in cloud computingThe method behind Google’s machine learning madnessMicrosoft […] Read more »

Google’s Machine Learning Buy, Alteryx Updates: Big Data Roundup

Google accelerates its machine learning efforts with acquisition, Alteryx and H2O.ai both enhance their platforms, and EHR growth continues to be driven by predictive analytics and wearables. All that and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 10, 2016. InformationWeek: Cloud Related Posts:Office 365 Updates Add Machine Learning To AppsThe method […] Read more »

The method behind Google’s machine learning madness

First there was TensorFlow, Google’s machine learning framework. Then there was SyntaxNet, a neural network framework Google released to help developers build applications that understand human language. What comes next is anyone’s guess, but one thing is clear: Google is aggressively open-sourcing the smarts behind some of its most promising AI technology. Despite giving it […] Read more »

Eric Schmidt sees a huge future for machine learning

The man who helped build Google from a search engine into one of the biggest and most influential companies in the world has predicted the emergence of a new computing architecture based on crowd-sourced data and machine learning. Speaking at Google’s GCP Next cloud computing conference in San Francisco, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt said the […] Read more »

Need machine learning? HPE just launched a new service with more than 60 APIs

If 2015 was the year analytics tools became ubiquitous in enterprise software, 2016 is shaping up to do much the same for machine learning. Just last week artificial-intelligence startup Nervana launched an offering that promises “deep learning on demand,” and on Thursday Hewlett Packard Enterprise released a product of its own for what it calls […] Read more »

IBM Strengthens Effort to Support Open Source Spark for Machine Learning

IBM is providing substantial resources to the Apache Software Foundation’s Spark project to prepare the platform for machine learning tasks, like pattern recognition and classification of objects. The company plans to offer Bluemix Spark as a service and has dedicated 3,500 researchers and developers to assist in its preservation and further development. In 2009, AMPLab […] Read more »