TensorFlow nightly pip packages are about to change

Starting 16 August 2019 (yup, that’s this Friday), the team behind numerical computation library TensorFlow will stop updating 1.x tf-nightly pip packages....

AWS bumps Lake Formation to GA, previews new PowerShell tools

AWS Lake Formation, a service to build, secure, and manage data lakes on AWS, is now generally available in US East (N....

AWS introduces PartiQL to tear down walls between SQL and NoSQL

AWS open-sourced its PartiQL query language to provide a way to query data across formats and services. The project...

Databricks starts adding delete, update, merge capabilities to Delta Lake

Version 0.3 of Databricks' open source project Delta Lake is now available to download, adding some APIs to the storage layer introduced...

Elastic adds ML magic to its SIEM, bumps stack up to 7.3

Elastic has released version 7.3 of its portfolio stack, pushing some features into general availability while improving or extending others.

Cloudera lets data science teams BYoIDEs and ups security in workbench update

Collaborative data science platform Cloudera Data Science Workbench is offering users ways of integrating their editor of choice in the now available...
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MLfLow highlights logging and tracking in v1.1

MLflow has hit 1.1 with fleshed out logging and tracking features, and experimental support for running projects on Kubernetes.

Do you want rules with that? Data sharing is caring à la Microsoft AI

Microsoft has drafted three agreements regarding the sharing and using of data for the AI community to give feedback on.

TensorFlow Addons SIG keeps the tf.contrib spirit alive

Extensions to the TensorFlow ecosystem have found a new, well-structured home in the TensorFlow Addons repository, with a number of maintainers making...

OpenAI to shift AGI effort onto Azure, after $1bn investment from Microsoft

Microsoft has agreed to pour $1bn into OpenAI, doubling the amount of cash the non-profit research company turned partly profit-making entity has...

What’s the point: Search UI, TensorFlow, Go, LinkedIn, and ML.NET

Elastic’s Search UI library for integrating search capabilities to websites and web apps has reached version 1.0, thus becoming ready for use...

Microsoft’s Bing team reshape Google’s BERT in their own Azure-powered image

Researchers’ at Microsoft’s Bing organisation have open sourced a brace of recipes for pre-training and fine-tuning BERT, the NLP model which Google...

Databricks Runtime 5.5 previews Instance Pools

Databricks, the company behind open source project Apache Spark, has given its Runtime a good old polishing, buffing the version number up...

Huskarl aims at becoming the TensorFlow for Reinforcement Learning

TensorFlow users interested in Reinforcement Learning (better known as the thing that made AlphaGo win at Go) might want to take a...

Big Blue opens up hub for machine learning datasets

IBM has launched a repository of datasets for training which data scientists can pick and mix to train their deep learning and...

Microsoft kills off SQL Server 2008, waves customers onto Azure

Microsoft finally pulls the plug on SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 today, while simultaneously teasing new services to tempt the remaining...