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The Data Mesh Emerges In Pursuit of Data Harmony

| July 12, 2021
The Data Mesh Emerges In Pursuit of Data Harmony

By Alex Woodie–The data mesh is a new concept that’s emerging in big data circles. Similar in some respects to data fabrics, the data mesh provides a way to reconcile and hopefully overcome the challenges posed by previous data architectures, including first-gen data warehouses, second-gen data lakes, and even the current generation of Kappa systems. […]

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IoT Software Testing Challenges

| June 13, 2021
IoT Software Testing Challenges

By Claire Mackerras -Over the years, there has been an extensive shift of digitalization that has called for new concepts and new technologies. Especially when it comes to improving human life and reducing effort in routine tasks, one thing that has gained immense popularity is the very idea of IoT.    The Internet of Things (IoT) is […]

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Augmented Analytics will transform how data analytics is developed, consumed, and shared.

| May 11, 2021
Augmented Analytics will transform how data analytics is developed, consumed, and shared.

By-Alex Woodie: Since the term was coined by Gartner back in 2017, augmented analytics has gained considerable traction in the world of data analytics and beyond. Sometimes, tech buzzwords are more hype than substance. In this case, the excitement is well founded. By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), augmented analytics will transform how data […]

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The 3 Stages in Secure Product Lifecycle Management

| April 12, 2021
The 3 Stages in Secure Product Lifecycle Management

by Jacob Beningo  Nearly every embedded software developer working in the IoT space is now building secure devices. Developers have been mostly focused on how to handle secure applications and the basic microcontroller technologies such as how to use Arms TrustZone or leverage multicore processors. A looming problem that many companies and teams are overlooking is […]

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Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

| March 24, 2021
Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

By Robert Lalonde– When most of us hear the term big data, we tend to think of things like social media platforms, seismic data, or weather modeling. An essential use of big data, however, is to analyze data from complex systems to make them more efficient. The airline industry is a good example. When the […]

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What Industrial IoT Trends Can We Expect To See in 2021?

| February 2, 2021
What Industrial IoT Trends Can We Expect To See in 2021?

by Olivier Pauzet Over the past year, we have seen the Industrial IoT (IIoT) take an important step forward, crossing the chasm that previously separated IIoT early adopters from the majority of companies. New solutions like Octave, Sierra Wireless’ edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets, have greatly simplified the IIoT, making it possible now for […]

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2021 Prediction from the Edge and IoT

| January 13, 2021
2021 Prediction from the Edge and IoT

By Alex Woodie—The Internet of Things (IoT) has been lurking on the edge of our networks and our consciousness for some time. With a substantial increase in bandwidth promised via 5G networks, the potential for businesses to seize a competitive advantage in 2021 is sizable. We tapped our networks of vendors, experts, and luminaries to […]

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Optimizing AI and Deep Learning Performance

| December 16, 2020
Optimizing AI and Deep Learning Performance

by Sven Breuner – As AI and deep learning uses skyrocket, organizations are finding they are running these systems on similar resource as they do with high-performance computing (HPC) systems – and wondering if this is the path to peak efficiency. Figure 1. Evolution of AI, ML and DL Ostensibly AI and HPC architectures have […]

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Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

| October 28, 2020
Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

By: George Leopold–Technology investors are betting emerging applications such as recommendation engines and supply chain logistics will further drive demand for real-time analytics. With more data in motion, cloud-native platforms that can scale are especially attractive. Among those attracting funding is Rockset Inc., which emerged from stealth mode in 2018. Initially positioned as an SQL […]

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AI Removes Guesswork in An Uncertain World

| September 15, 2020
AI Removes Guesswork in An Uncertain World

by Gary Hagmueller It’s been a tumultuous year. In just the span of a few weeks, COVID-19 emerged unexpectedly and abruptly altered almost every corner of the commercial insurance space. Stock market and GDP forecasts have whipsawed as economists and investors have tried to make sense of frequently shifting news. And now, we’re headed straight […]

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