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AWS Lake Formation Now Generally Available

Amazon has announced the general availability of AWS Lake Formation. Lake Formation is a managed service that eases developers' ability to build, secure, and manage data lakes. Amazon achieves its goal through automation of functions such as collecting, cleaning, cataloging and securing data.

Daily API RoundUp: Star Trek, App Store, PayJoy, Tangany, MAAS

Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Marketplace, Big Data, and Blockchain. Featured today is the STAPI API, which provides Star Trek TV show, film, comics data and data from other sources. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2018: Big Data and Analytics

This portion of our series about the Most Interesting APIs in 2018 encompasses all APIs developers could utilize for data manipulation purposes, such as accessing data, extracting data from web sources, creating reports and visualizations, database administration, linking data in apps, and more.

Melissa Introduces API Portal for Rapid Application Development

Melissa made a name for itself building contact data quality and identity verification services. The company has taken its next with the introduction of a single portal for various API access to its services. Melissa Developer provides access to business identification and location services.

Salesforce Announces v2 of its Bulk API

Salesforce has simplified its Bulk API. A Bulk transfer job in v2 reduces the number of steps required by the user. Because Salesforce is handling batching in v2, the API user no longer has to break data into batches for upload. Salesforce also introduced new features and simplified limits.

Google's TensorFlow Reaches 1.0

TensorFlow, Google's machine learning software library, has reached 1.0 status and now packs support for a wider selection of APIs for ingesting and analyzing Big Data. The tool's pre-1.0 life found it helping researchers, engineers, students, and others in scouring data for patterns and insight.

ProgrammableWeb's Most Interesting APIs in 2016: Big Data and Data Analytics

This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Big Data and Data Analytics APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.