R. Danes

R. Danes is a staff writer for theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media's premier channel for live event coverage in enterprise IT.
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Can new metadata and machine learning salvage data swamps?

Once touted data lakes have deteriorated into data swamps, but a slew of new technologies could salvage the data inside with help from machine learning. “You’re starting to see solutions taking advantage of that data lake,” said John Furrier (@furrier), co-host of theCUBE, SiliconANGLE Media’s mobile live streaming studio, during BigData SV 2017 in San Jose, […]

Can machine learning streamline the path from messy data to insight?

As much as companies would like silver bullet analytics to manifest insight from data, the only way out of the data jungle is through it, according to Arik Pelkey, senior director of product marketing at Pentaho Corp. “It’s about solving the data problem before you solve the analytics problem,” he said. Pelkey spoke to John Furrier […]

Can artificial intelligence cataloging be the Google for enterprise big data?

Despite uncertainty about its usefulness, companies continue hoarding masses of data. Does this mean data scientists are doomed to shovel through dreck looking for rare nuggets, or is there any easier way? Artificial intelligence and machine learning for cataloging data may be the answer, according to Amit Walia, executive vice president and chief product officer of Informatica Corp. […]

Changing the API game: The new top-down design strategy

Getting out of the IT weeds and into profitable up-the stack use-cases is a goal at many enterprises. This trend seems to be extending all the way to Application Program Interfaces where the old method of design is being up-ended, according to Vikas Anand (pictured), vice president of product management at Oracle Corp. “A lot of times […]

Can containers as-a-service make anyone a developer?

Companies who can’t afford to hire yet another developer may soon re-purpose their regular business folk as part-time DevOps specialists. They can do it with development services and rotten tomatoes, according to Siddhartha Agarwal (pictured), vice president of product management and strategy at Oracle Corp. “Line of businesses want to fail,” he told John Furrier (@furrier), host of theCUBE, […]

Can AI-powered chatbots cure app fatigue?

Cloud and container technologies promise to usher in a Golden Age of application development. The hurdle for app makers is getting consumers with terminal app fatigue to download yet another one. “Frankly, there’s just too many apps,” said Sri Ramanathan (pictured), group vice president of mobile cloud at Oracle Corp. He explained that PC and mobile users are […]

How can you see the network through the microservice jumble?

Microservices are giving enterprises more options than the old all-in-one proprietary vendors ever did. This can only be a boon, right? Well, yes and no, according to two guests on a recent segment with theCUBE. “It means that we’re giving them so much rope to hang themselves,” aid Nick McKeown (pictured, center), chief scientist, chairman and co-founder at […]

Connected to converged: Can fog computing cure industrial IoT’s pain points?

The Internet of Things may solve some problems in industrial IT and operational technology, but some say the barrage of sensors, connected devices and associated data merely adds more pieces to an already crowded and fragmented environment. Can a cloud-like “fog” layer make all those miscellaneous, flaky parts gel? Flavio Bonomi, founder and chief executive officer of […]

Infrastructure and devices blend for ‘internet of people, places and things’

Software is increasingly defining information technology infrastructure; some believe it’s a two-way street and that new Internet of Things infrastructure can inform the applications that developers create. “It’s all about, to me, the internet of people, places and things in terms of how these things come together,” said Susie Wee (pictured), vice president and chief technical officer of […]

Dynamic duo: Can AI and humans revolutionize thought labor together?

In a presentation at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, Bhushan Desam, senior business development manager of HPC and AI, Data Center Group, at Lenovo Group Ltd., asked: What is intelligence? Addressing Artificial Intelligence and human job loss, he gave two scenarios: A man crossing the street is about to be hit by a van — he […]