Knowledge graphs, AI, and interoperability. The Year of the Graph Newsletter: February 2019

Knowledge graphs are spreading everywhere: from Airbnb and eBay to Alexa, and from using JSON-LD on the web for better SEO to leveraging taxonomy to define AI. Combining knowledge graphs and machine learning, benchmarking graph databases, and W3C initiative for interoperability shaping up. January 2019 has been a lively month in the graph landscape. A […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: December 2018

The Year of the Graph 2018

Redis announces RedisGraph and a benchmark, TigerGraph goes AWS, AWS hands-on experiences, new features from Stardog and AnzoGraph, Graphs and Machine Learning, GraphQL, Atlas, DBpedia, Connected Data London and the Year of the Graph. I often get asked about graph databases – what they are, what are they good for, how to choose one, as […]

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The Year of the Graph Newsletter: November 2018

October 2018 was the busiest month in the busiest year in graph history, hence the longest Year of the Graph newsletter to date. Neo4j lands a massive funding round, Tinkerpop is moving forward, the most important knowledge graph research event with key industry presence, W3C organizing a Workshop on Web Standardization for Graph Data, and […]

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Please wait while your future trickles down: innovation, asymmetry and evolution

If you believe the technologists, the future is around the corner and it’s going to be perfect. But is more technology really the answer to every problem? The future’s so bright, i gotta wear shades Do you know what CeBIT is? Chances are you do, because here you are reading this. This means you have […]

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Hadoop World vendor announcements and impact on Accessibility, Scalability and Security

This week the world’s biggest event for all things Hadoop takes place, the Strata and Hadoop World conference. Vendors announce and showcase new releases and features in their offerings, and Gigaom covered the extensive array of news. Let’s try to decipher them and see their impact in terms of Hadoop distributions Accessibility, Scalability and Security. […]

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Big Data Security: What does it take and what are the strategies for implementing it?

Recently we referred to Hadoop security, taking a sneak peek at things to come and announcing an upcoming Gigaom report on the topic. Now the time has come and we are happy to announce that the “Hadoop security: Solutions emerge” Gigaom report has been published. But that’s not all, and in this post we give […]

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Hadoop moving forward: a sneak peek at security & performance

As Hadoop is steadily making its way to the enterprise, the bar is raised in many ways. Since two of the most obvious requirements to be able to make it there are security and performance, i cherry-picked some related announcements made recently – shortly before and after Hadoop Summit, the biggest Hadoop event of the […]

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