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April 25, 2019
Databricks' MLflow gets support from Microsoft and new features, including easier model tracking, as the open source tool prepares for its 1.0 release next month.
March 21, 2019
Machine learning will bring change to analytics and data management, said data luminary Michael Stonebraker. Others agree managing such change will take special effort.
December 18, 2018
Datawatch plans to add analytics and data visualization tools to its Swarm data preparation platform, starting with integration capabilities in a Swarm 2.2 release.
February 22, 2018
In big data news, we find Google TPUs, or Tensor Processing Units, offered as a cloud service, while LinkedIn is open sourcing a Hadoop test simulator called Dynamometer.
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