IBM Watson gets CognizeR extension

Who works with big data and is it mostly developers or DataBase Administrators (DBAs), or even sysadmins? The answer of course, increasingly, is none of the above… we are defining new roles in the form of so-called ‘data scientists’ or ‘data engineers’. These are the people most commonly getting their hands dirty in big data engineering where they will often be exposed to the R programming language. What is the R language? R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It compiles and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and MacOS. R was designed 20 years ago to allow academic statisticians and others with sophisticated programming skills to perform complex data statistical analysis and display the results in any of a multitude of visual graphics.…


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