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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.

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Hadoop 3.2.0 released with support for node attributes in YARN, Hadoop submarine and more

The team at Apache Hadoop released Apache Hadoop 3.2.0, an open source software platform for distributed storage and for processing of large data sets....
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Open Government Data Act makes non-sensitive public data publicly available in open and machine...

On Monday, the U.S President, Donald Trump signed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act, which includes the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN)...
Tech trends that might die in 2019

4 things in tech that might die in 2019

If you’re in and around the tech industry, you’ve probably noticed that hype is an everyday reality. People spend a lot of time talking...
Key data science trends for 2019

Quantum computing, edge analytics, and meta learning: key trends in data science and big...

When historians study contemporary notions of data in the early 21st century, 2018 might well be a landmark year. In many ways this was...
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How Facebook uses HyperLogLog in Presto to speed up cardinality estimation

Yesterday, Facebook shared how they use HyperLogLog (HLL) in Presto to do computational intensive operations like estimating distinct values within a huge dataset. With...
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Twitter adopts Apache Kafka as their Pub/Sub System

Yesterday, Twitter shared that they are migrating to Apache Kafka from an in-house Pub/Sub system, EventBus which is built on top of Apache DistributedLog....
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3 announcements about Amazon S3 from re:Invent 2018: Intelligent-Tiering, Object Lock, and Batch Operations

On day 1 of re:Invent 2018, Amazon announced three additions to its Simple Storage Service (S3): Intelligent-Tiering, Object Lock, and Batch Operations. S3 Intelligent Tiering is...
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Harvard Law School launches its Caselaw Access Project API and bulk data service making...

On October 31st, The Library Innovation Lab at the Harvard Law School Library announced the launch of its Caselaw Access Project API and bulk...
data visualization

Matplotlib 3.0 is here with new cyclic colormaps, and convenience methods

Matplotlib team announced Matplotlib version 3.0, on Tuesday. Matplotlib 3.0 comes with new features such as two new cyclic colormaps, AnchoredDirectionArrows feature, and other...
data visualization

nuScenes: The largest open-source dataset for self-driving vehicles by Scale and nuTonomy

Scale and nuTonomy, the leading players in the self-driving vehicle ecosystems, open-sourced a research dataset named nuScenes last week. According to the companies, this...

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Stanford University launches Institute of Human Centered Artificial Intelligence; receives public...

On Monday, Stanford University launched the new Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) to augment humanity with AI. The institute aims to study, guide...

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