Originally posted on PR Web.
Jigsaw Academy, the online school of analytics has partnered with Gramener, a data analytics and visualization company to conduct a webinar on 19th April 2014, which aims to explain how best to use your company’s data to improve it’s profitability. Read the full article …Continue
Added by Gaurav Vohra on April 17, 2014 at 11:05pm — No Comments
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Much has been written about customer churn - predicting who, when, and why customers will stop buying, and how (or…Continue
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The Big Data Real-time Application is a scenario to return the computation and analysis results in real time even if there are huge amount of data. This is an emerging demand on database applications in recent years.
In the past, because there are not so many data, the computation is simple, and few parallelisms, the pressure on the database is not great. A high-end or middle-range database server or cluster can allocate…Continue
Added by Jim King on April 16, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments
All social networks have fake bloggers. In our case, we have a few profiles (less than five) posting regularly, and created to attract minorities (women, non-Asian) to data science.
Using data science, could you identify at least 3 of these profiles on our network? Explain the methodology used to identify these profiles, name these profiles, and win $200. Identify the profile in the picture below (it's one of the five profiles in question), and earn another $100. Email your answers to…Continue
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Should you hire someone who knows all the most recent flavors of logistic regression? Or an Hadoop developer?
In my opinion, this is the wrong strategy. These employees are very expensive (at least $120k per year), and they might not bring the ROI that you expect. At least, if going in that direction, hire someone favoring simple, scalable, robust, automated solutions over anything else. To automate, you need someone great at developing…Continue
Do you want to better understand Big Data and what it really means to businesses? It’s not just huge volumes and high velocity…there’s another important factor that provides an essential element to decision support and that’s variety of data. Regardless the data source, value creation lies the application of the right analytic approach to a given strategic endeavor.
Read the Big Data, Mining, and Analytics: Components of Strategic Decisions* book in…Continue
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Well here’s you chance. Jigsaw Academy, the online school of analytics has partnered with Gramener, a data analytics and visualization company to conduct a webinar on 19th April2014 titled, ‘How to Monetize Your Data to Impact Your Organization’s Profitability’. Read the full article …Continue
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Sometime ago I came across an Excel based dashboard with around 45 tabs, and every tab had around 10 charts/ graphs /tables. That is roughly 450 figures and tables. I could only sympathize with the end audience of that dashboard. Unfortunately, almost every organization is deluged with meaningless reports…Continue
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Now you can get all of the power, performance and productivity of Revolution R Enterprise on Amazon Web Services. Revolution R Enterprise 7 on AWS Marketplace includes:
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What is IOE? I=IBM, O=Oracle, and E=EMC. They represent the typical high-end database and data warehouse architecture. The high-end servers include HP, IBM, and Fujitsu, the high-end database software includes Teradata, Oracle, Greenplum; the high-end storages include EMC, Violin, and Fusion-io.
In the past, such typical high performance database architecture is the preference of large and middle sized organizations. They can run stably with superior performance, and became…
Added by Jim King on April 14, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments
Working in analytics industry, SAS has become an inevitable part of our lives. This article is the second part of the series we have published on SAS interview questions. These article will help you optimize your SAS routines/algorithms, make your codes efficient and follow best pratices for coding on SAS. We will also like to hear your solution on the problem statements in the article. Following are the description of the two parts of this series :
1. Part I :…Continue
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Recently I wrote about the "Top 10 Big Data Challenges – A Serious Look at 10 Big Data V’s", which summarizes some of the big issues associated with the deployment of big data projects. The use of the letter V may seem forced and contrived, but it is used primarily as a mnemonic device to label and recall these critical challenges, in much the same way the…Continue
Added by Kirk Borne on April 12, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
I've heard from Wiley that our data science book had already 4,133 pre-ordered copies, which is (according to Wiley) a great start. It was published last Monday.
I invite you to check the final table of content or check out the book on…Continue
MongoDB performance tuning and scalability
Start with tuning the Operating System, follow ulimits and follow production notes per mongo manual. Try iostat, vmstat, mpstat, sar, free -tm for Linux. You can also try open…Continue
Added by Muhammad Saeed on April 11, 2014 at 8:35am — No Comments
The data warehouse is essential to enterprise business intelligence, which accounts for a great part of the total enterprise cost. With the global data explosion in recent years, the business data volume grow significantly, posing a serious challenge for enterprise data warehouse to meet the diverse and complex business demands. More data, more data warehouse applications, more concurrent accesses, higher…Continue
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Here we go. This a a follow up to our previous 9 must-read articles. The map below illustrates the data science (route optimization) problem described in the UPS Truck article.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 10, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
This is a recent, very popular article published in the FT Magazine. A similar one - Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data - was published in the New York Times. In both cases, this is an attack against big data. It features Google's failure…Continue
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