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AI, Big Data Are Meshing–and Disrupting

Data analytics, big data and artificial intelligence are widely seen by banks, manufacturers and technology firms are part of a “continuum” as they begin to derive value while girding for growing competition from data-driven startups. That’s the conclusion of the latest survey by a respected technology consultant that found big data and AI are “virtually indistinguishable” as machine learning and other automated approaches...

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HashiCorp Releases Terraform Enterprise Module Registry, a Service Catalog to Enable Self-Serve Infrastructure Across Multiple Clouds

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HashiCorp, a leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today released the HashiCorp Terraform Enterprise Module Registry, a service catalog that provides a self-service workflow to provision any infrastructure. This service catalog allows IT operators to codify, collaborate, and publish modular templates for provisioning cloud infrastructure that can be used by developers or other...

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Brent's Cycle Detection Algorithm

Anyone who’s prepped for a technical interview or who has an interest in algorithms is probably familiar with Floyd’s Tortoise and Hare algorithm for cycle detection in a linked list. The idea is that you traverse the list with two pointers, the tortoise and hare, with the hare moving twice as fast (by taking two steps at a time). If the hare laps the tortoise, the list has a cycle. It’s a cute algorithm that I’ve known about...