Today, data is everywhere. As more data streams into cloud-based systems, the combination of data and computing resources gives us today the unprecedented opportunity to perform very sophisticated data analysis and to explore advanced machine learning methods such as deep learning.
Clouds pack very large amount of computing and storage resources, which can be dynamically allocated to create powerful analytical environments. By accessing those analytics clusters of machines, data analysts and data scientists can quickly evaluate more hypotheses and scenarios in parallel and cost-effectively.
The number of analytical tools which is supported on various clouds is increasing by the day. The list of analytical tools spans from traditional rdms databases as provided by vendors to analytics open sources projects such as Hadoop Hive, Spark, H2O. Next to provisioning tools and solutions on the cloud, managed services for Data Science, Big Data and Analytics are becoming a popular offering of many clouds.
Analytics in the cloud provides whole new ways for data analysts, data scientists and business developer to interact with each other, share data and experiments and develop relevant insight towards improved business processes and results. In this talk, I will describe a number of data analytics solutions for the cloud and how they can be added to your current cloud and on-premise landscape.