SPSS Extends Spark Support to Cloudera & MapR

IBM this week released an update to IBM SPSS Analytic Server 2.1 that extends SPSS’ support for Apache Spark to the Cloudera CDH and MapR Hadoop distributions. SPSS customers who run these distributions can now take advantage of the performance and productivity advantages Spark provides for predictive analytics, and they can access the expanded...  Continue reading SPSS Extends Spark Support to Cloudera & MapR

Generalized Linear Engine and Linear AS

Today I'm going to introduce two new algorithms of IBM SPSS Modeler 17.1: Generalized Linear Engine (GLE) and Linear-AS. GLE provides a variety of statistical models such as linear regression for normally distributed responses, logistic models for binary data, log linear models for count data any many more through its very general model formulation....  Continue reading Generalized Linear Engine and Linear AS