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Vendors Compete to Make Serverless NoSQL in the Cloud Drop-Dead Simple

You will soon be able to get started on a serverless instance of MongoDB in the AWS cloud without spending a dime, and use the NoSQL database on a pay-as-you-go basis, the company announced this week at re:Invent. Not to Read more…

AWS Bolsters SageMaker with New Capabilities

Amazon Web Services unveiled a half-dozen new SageMaker services today at its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. The cloud giant bolstered its flagship AI development tool with new capabilities for data labeling, integra Read more…

All Eyes on New AWS Boss Selipsky as re:Invent Kicks Off

There should be some familiar faces this week at AWS re:Invent, which began yesterday in Las Vegas and continues through the week. But there will be a new face at the top of the docket with Adam Selipsky, who took over t Read more…

A Decade of Datanami: 2011-2021

2020 – COVID-19 — Kicking Digital Transformation Into Overdrive

Earth threw humanity a curveball in early 2020 with the emergence of the ultra-contagious SarsCoV-2 virus from China and its spread around the world. Over the ensuing months, hundreds of millions of people would be infected with COVID-19, millions would die, and billions more would be impacted by unprecedented economic shutdowns imposed by governments in attempt to stop the spread. Read more…

Starburst Unveils Cross-Cloud Analytics Service

Starburst today announced that users of its managed analytics service, Galaxy, can now access and analyze data residing in AWS, GCP, and Azure with a single query. This is an industry first for a managed service, the com Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouse Migration a Group Effort for UK’s Co-op

It’s not unheard of for customers to spend several years and tens of millions of dollars trying to migrate from one data warehouse to another. It’s also not uncommon for these exercises to fail. But for the Co-op Gro Read more…

MarkLogic Acquires Smartlogic

Founded in 2001, MarkLogic launched with the vision of creating a deeply searchable database. Two decades later, it offers a multimodel NoSQL database and a cloud data hub service, working to establish itself as a leadin Read more…

It’s Time for Governance on Streaming Data, Confluent Says

One of the toughest aspects of big data is simply managing it and ensuring that it’s clean, accessible, and secure. This is hard enough when the data is at rest, but it’s another ballgame entirely when it’s moving. Read more…

Inside AutoTrader UK’s Data Observability Pipeline

In the course of shifting its analytics estate to the cloud, AutoTrader UK has adopted many new tools and technologies, including BigQuery, Looker, and dbt, which have helped to democratize data access among users. Along Read more…

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf on Shakespeare, Chatbots, and Being Human at SC21

Unlike the deep technical dives of many SC keynotes, Internet pioneer Vint Cerf steered clear of the trenches and took leisurely stroll through a range of human-machine interactions, touching on ML’s growing capabiliti Read more…

Mantium Lowers the Barrier to Using Large Language Models

Large language models like GPT-3 are bringing powerful AI capabilities to organizations around the world, but putting them into production in a secure and responsible manner can be difficult. Now a company called Mantium Read more…

Your Data Is Talking. Are You Listening?

Imagine you’re reading a murder mystery. The plot’s thickening, the game’s afoot, you’re pages away from knowing who’s done it and you’ve reduced your fingernails to a stub. Then, all of a sudden, a new chara Read more…

Bad Data Pipelines Costing Companies Big, Fivetran Finds

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Overworked data engineer builds faulty data pipeline, which leads to bad data, which leads to a bad outcome. It may be the same old song, but it’s also the current state of af Read more…

Cloud Getting Expensive? That’s By Design, But Don’t Blame the Clouds

Cloud adoption has flourished under COVID-19, thanks to the twin tailwinds of work-from-home and digital transformation. But escalating cost is emerging as a top problem as customers seek financial relief from public clo Read more…

Alluxio Nabs $50M, Preps for Growth in Data Orchestration

Data orchestration software provider Alluxio today announced the close of an oversubscribed $50-million Series C round, which its CEO plans to spend on a global expansion. It also launched version 2.7 of its software, wh Read more…

Snowflake Adds Python Support with Winter Release

In a nod to the growing importance of data science and AI development on its platform, Snowflake today unveiled that its upcoming Winter Release will support for executing code written in Python, which is the most popula Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: November 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Hammerspace Hits the Market with Global Parallel File System

Since he left Fusion-io eight years ago, David Flynn has been working to solve the broken relationship between data and storage. That effort gave rise to Hammerspace and its Global Data Environment, which delivers a sing Read more…

Deepgram Summit to Explore Voice Tech from Covid to NASA

Deepgram, founded in 2015, bills itself as the developer of “the fastest, most accurate, most reliable, most scalable speech to text API.” It’s no surprise, then, that the company wants to showcase all the differen Read more…

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