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Get the latest Big Data news, insights and updates from the Packt Hub. We’ll help you get to grips with NoSQL databases like MongoDB. With the vast quantities of Data currently stored by businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to manage it in logical and secure ways. Therefore, the Hub provides news and insights around technologies like Hadoop and AWS to help keep you up to date.

time series modeling

Time series modeling: What is it, Why it matters and How it’s used

A series can be defined as a number of events, objects, or people of a similar or related kind coming one after another; if...
forecast

Budget and Demand Forecasting using Markov model in SAS [Tutorial]

Budget and demand forecasting are important aspects of any finance team. Budget forecasting is the outcome, and demand forecasting is one of its components. In...
Apache Flink

Apache Flink version 1.6.0 released!

The Apache Flink community released its 1.6.0 version yesterday. Apache Flink 1.6.0 release is the seventh major release in the 1.x.y series. This Flink...
Apache Kafka update

Apache Kafka 2.0.0 has just been released

Apache Kafka, the open source distributed data streaming software, has just hit version 2.0.0. With Kafka becoming a vital component in the (big) data...
data visualization

Setting up Apache Druid in Hadoop for Data visualizations [Tutorial]

Apache Druid is a distributed, high-performance columnar store. Druid allows us to store both real-time and historical data that is time series in nature....
data visualization

Announcing Databricks Runtime 4.2!

Databricks announces Databricks Runtime 4.2 with numerous updates and added components on Spark internals, Databricks Delta and improvisions to its previous version. The databricks runtime...
Google cloud

Build Hadoop clusters using Google Cloud Platform [Tutorial]

Cloud computing has transformed the way individuals and organizations access and manage their servers and applications on the internet. Before Cloud computing, everyone used...
Facebook investigates Crimson Hexagon

Facebook is investigating data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over misuse of data

Facebook has suspended Boston-based data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon following concerns that the company has misused data. The decision was made after the Wall...
data studio

Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0 is now generally available

Hortonworks proudly announces the eagerly awaited full release of its data platform,  Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0. With businesses becoming more data-driven, Hortonworks Data Platform...
Guess.js

What are data professionals planning to learn this year? Python, deep learning, yes. But...

One thing that every data professional absolutely dreads is the day their skills are no longer relevant in the market. In an ever-changing tech landscape,...

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What is PyTorch and how does it work?

PyTorch is a Python-based scientific computing package that uses the power of graphics processing units. It is also one of the preferred deep learning...

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