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Month: September 2016

Machine Learning Made Easy with Talend – Decision Trees

  Decision trees are used extensively in machine learning because they are easy to use, easy to interpret, and easy to operationalize. KD Nuggets, one of the most respected sites for data science and machine learning, recently published an article that identified decision trees as a “top 10” algorithm for machine learning. (1) Besides being […]







Talend Data Mapper, Spark and Electronic Data Interchange

  We all know that mapping complex files can be cumbersome, and large files often cannot be processed in a day. Want to reduce complex data integration from days, or even weeks, to minutes? Talend Data Mapper is your answer. In the video below, we show you how to read EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) data […]







Good Things Come in Small(er) Docker Packages!

  With the launch of our newest version of the Big Data Sandbox there are a number of changes we’ve included that will make the experience more seamless and simple for you to get started building your own big data integration projects. Download >> Get Talend’s New Big Data Sandbox Here One of the most […]







Big Data is Revolutionizing Political Campaigning

  In the coming months and over the next year, several important votes and elections will take place around the world: the presidential elections in the United States this November; the French presidential election in April/May 2017, the French legislative election next June; the German federal election next August, etc. Most of these already have […]







Eight Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization

  In today’s fast-paced, global economy, it is generally understood that companies must become data-driven in order to remain competitive. In fact, a report from McKinsey Global Institute indicates companies that are data-driven—meaning those that can gather, process and analyze data in real-time as it flows through the enterprise—make better decisions. According to the report, being […]







An Introduction to Microservices

  Microservices are both an architecture style and a popular approach for software development to satisfy modern business demands. In the past, the IT industry used monolithic or Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)-based solutions as the standard, but that’s changing now. New tools like Talend Microservices allow developers to focus on specific problems without adding excessive complexity to […]







Why AWS is still the Safest Bet for Cloud Infrastructure Services

  Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Google, whom Gartner often describes as the “hyperscale vendors”, still dominate the cloud infrastructure market. AWS continues to lead the pack with over 30% worldwide market share, while Microsoft and Google grew more than 100% in Q2 2016, according to a recent report released  by Synergy Research Group. […]