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What is TensorFlow? The machine learning library explained

TensorFlow is a Python-friendly open source library for numerical computation that makes machine learning faster and easier

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Natural language processing explained

Deep learning has improved machine translation and other NLP tasks by leaps and bounds

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15 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on the right path for a career in data science.

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Deep learning explained

Deep neural networks can solve the most challenging problems, but require abundant computing power and massive amounts of data

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Top 14 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

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Financial firms bank on A.I. as pilot projects head to production

While AI is a buzzword in financial services, companies must be sure of a business use case even before putting together an AI dev team.

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Machine learning algorithms explained

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

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Delta Lake gives Apache Spark data sets new powers

A new open source project from Databricks adds ACID transactions, versioning, and schema enforcement to Spark data sources that don't have them

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IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes

IBM Watson services arrive in versions that can run on the public cloud or on privately hosted container infrastructure

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Built for realtime: Big data messaging with Apache Kafka, Part 2

Learn how to use Apache Kafka's partitions, message offsets, and consumer groups to distribute load and scale your applications horizontally, handling up to millions of messages per day

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Built for realtime: Big data messaging with Apache Kafka, Part 1

Apache Kafka scales horizontally and offers much higher throughput than some traditional messaging systems. Get started with installation, then build your first Kafka messaging system

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Bossies 2018: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, big data, and machine learning

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The best open source software for data storage and analytics

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in databases and data analytics

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What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

A data lake can be a much more flexible repository than a data warehouse. Or it can be a trash dump that grows and grows

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What is Julia? A fresh approach to numerical computing

A “no compromises” programming language for data scientists, Julia combines the ease of a dynamic language with the speed of a compiled language

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IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

CIOs and data center managers who run large hybrid clouds worldwide have a greater chance of hearing IBM knock on their doors in the next few months.

How Munich Re built a data lake fit for all its employees

The German reinsurance giant has built an internal portal giving all employees access to a data lake, with the hope that enterprising employees will create new business models

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Intel FPGAs step toward mainstream in Dell, Fujitsu enterprise servers

With Dell and Fujitsu putting Intel Arria 10 GX programmable acceleration cards into off-the-shelf servers for the data center, enterprises should find it easier to tap the benefits of FPGAs.

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