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Google DeepMind Makes AI Training Platform Publicly Available

Alphabet Inc.’s artificial intelligence division Google DeepMind is making the maze-like game platform it uses for many of its experiments available to other researchers and the general public. DeepMind is putting the entire source code for its training environment -- which it previously called...
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Hadoop Introduction – A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

This tutorial provides thorough introduction of Hadoop. The tutorial covers what is Hadoop, what is the need of Hadoop, why hadoop is most popular, Hadoop Architecture, data flow, Hadoop daemons, different flavours, introduction of Hadoop componenets like hdfs, MapReduce, Yarn, etc. Hadoop is an...
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Writing Your Own Ingest Processor for Elasticsearch

With Elasticsearch 5.0, a new feature called the ingest node was introduced. To quote the official documentation: You can use ingest node to pre-process documents before the actual indexing takes place. This pre-processing happens by an ingest node that intercepts bulk and index requests, applies...
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FPGA Myths

As data center sprawl is now understood to be expensive and may not deliver performance increases for all types of applications, new technologies are coming to the rescue.  A field-programmable gate array (FPGA) is an integrated circuit designed to be configured by a customer or a designer after...
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Apache Hadoop provides its diverse users with a solid base and allows them to add on different pieces depending on what they want to accomplish, according to ODPi’s John Mertic, who will be speaking at Apache: Big Data Europe.

Using Apache Hadoop to Turn Big Data Into Insights

The Apache Hadoop framework for distributed processing of large data sets is supported and used by a wide-ranging community -- including businesses, governments, academia, and technology vendors. According to John Mertic, Director of ODPi and the Open Mainframe Project at The Linux Foundation,...
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Calcite is a data framework that lets you to build custom database functionality, explains Microsoft developer Atri Sharma in this preview to his upcoming talk at Apache: Big Data Europe, Nov. 14-16 in Seville, Spain.

Build Strong Real-Time Streaming Apps with Apache Calcite

The Apache Calcite data management framework contains many pieces of a typical database management system but omits others, such as storage of data and algorithms to process data. In his talk at the upcoming Apache: Big Data conference in Seville, Spain, Atri Sharma, a Software Engineer for Azure...
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Join ESG analyst Nik Rouda and ODPi Director John Mertic on Nov. 7 for “Taking the Complexity out of Hadoop and Big Data.”

Nov. 7 Webinar on Taking the Complexity Out of Hadoop and Big Data

The Linux Foundation’s Hadoop project, ODPi, and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) are teaming up on November 7 for a can’t miss webinar for Chief Data Officers and their Big Data Teams. esg-whitepaper-render-odpi-797x1024.png As a bonus, all registrants will receive a free copy of Nik’s...
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ODPi Simplifies Apache Hadoop Application Development and Portability

odpi-whitepaper-render-odpi-768x987.png The Linux Foundation Get the latest white paper from Enterprise Strategy Group analyst Nik Rouda full of Hadoop and Big Data industry research. ESG’s new ODPi Community Showcase answers top-of-mind questions for app developers, data...
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Video: HPC Opportunities in Deep Learning

"This talk will provide empirical evidence from our Deep Speech work that application level performance (e.g. recognition accuracy) scales with data and compute, transforming some hard AI problems into problems of computational scale. It will describe the performance characteristics of Baidu's deep...
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Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Neural nets aren’t new. The concept dates back to the 1950s, and many of the key algorithmic breakthroughs occurred in the 1980s and 1990s. What’s changed is that today computer scientists have finally harnessed both the vast computational power and the enormous storehouses of data—images, video,...
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