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Chatbot Search Wars Intensify with Google’s Bard and Microsoft’s Unveiling of AI-powered Bing

Google has officially thrown its hat into the chatbot ring with the unveiling of Bard, its answer to OpenAI’s ChatGPT. “Bard seeks to combine the breadth of the world’s knowledge with the power, intelligence, an Read more…

Confluent Works to Hide Streaming Complexity

Technical complexity is inherent when building distributed stream processing systems, particularly when integrating new real-time applications with traditional IT systems. But Confluent, the company behind Apache Kafka, Read more…

Onehouse Announces $25M Series A, New Feature for Its Managed Lakehouse Platform

Managed data lakehouse firm Onehouse has announced a $25 million Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $33 million. Additionally, the company announced a new feature of its platform called Onetable. On Read more…

A DECADE OF DATANAMI: 2011-2021

Check out our special Decade of Datanami series, which chronicled the major advances in the fields of big data from 2011 to 2021. From the rise of Apache Spark to the rapid expansion of the cloud, Datanami has been there Read more…

You Can Now Get Priority Access to ChatGPT for $20 a Month

Since it was released in late November, ChatGPT has become the latest Internet sensation, generating well-written articles, songs, and term papers. More than 100 million people have flocked to try out the free service, w Read more…

NeuroBlade Seeks Controlled Growth for Big Data Bottleneck-Buster

Early adopters of NeuroBlade’s processing-in-memory (PIM) architecture, called XRAM, are showing a 10x to 60X boost in throughput for big SQL workloads. But the company is playing it safe on the growth front, so don’ Read more…

AWS Announces General Availability of OpenSearch Serverless

Amazon Web Services has announced the general availability of its Amazon OpenSearch Serverless service. Unveiled at the company's recent re:Invent conference, this serverless option is meant to drive use cases like websi Read more…

Are We Nearing the End of ML Modeling?

Josh Tobin, the co-founder and CEO of machine learning tool provider Gantry, didn’t want to believe it at first. But Tobin, who previously worked as a research scientist at OpenAI, eventually came to the conclusion tha Read more…

Stormy Skies Ahead? Report Finds 20% of Businesses Intend to Move Workloads From Cloud to On-Prem

Is there an economic storm brewing in the public cloud sector? IT asset management firm Device42 thinks the skies could be darkening. The company has released the results of its Cloud Adoption Survey that found 20% of bu Read more…

Data Mesh Creator Takes Next Data Step

Zhamak Dehghani, who is credited with popularizing the data mesh concept, announced earlier this month the founding of Nextdata. The new outfit will develop software designed to help customers implement “data product c Read more…

Five Drivers Behind the Rapid Rise of Apache Flink

In 2022 alone, a total of at least $55 million has been invested by venture capitalists into startups building companies around Apache Flink, the open source project that’s used to process data streams at large scale a Read more…

Database Futures with a Cockroach Labs Co-Founder

Databases have evolved considerably over the past decade, but there’s still quite a bit more that databases can do, according to Cockroach Labs Co-Founder and CTO Peter Mattis, who sees serverless and multi-cloud capab Read more…

NIST Puts AI Risk Management on the Map with New Framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today published the AI Risk Management Framework, document intended to help organizations voluntarily develop and deploy AI systems without bias and other negativ Read more…

Open Source Times Series Database VictoriaMetrics Sees Significant Growth

Ukrainian startup VictoriaMetrics has announced a 252% growth in 2022. The company is known for its open source time series database and monitoring solution. The company’s downloads reached 100 million in 2022, incl Read more…

‘Data First’ Approach is ‘North Star’ of Digital Transformation: HPE CEO

A “data first” approach must become the “North Star” of digital transformation, according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise President and CEO Antonio Neri. In an article written for the World Economic Forum Annual Me Read more…

10 Items to Consider for Data Privacy Day

In case your calendar isn’t showing Data Privacy Day occurring this Saturday, January 28, consider this your warning. Acknowledging the importance of data privacy is one thing, but taking the steps to ferret out the po Read more…

McKinsey Joins the Crowded Realm of MLOps with Acquisition of Iguazio

Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company announced it has acquired Iguazio, the Israel-based vendor of an enterprise MLOps platform. Exact financial details of the transaction were not disclosed, but one Read more…

Data Integration and Observability Provider Crux Nabs $50m in Funding

Crux, a cloud-based provider of data integration and observability tools that claims to have more than 250 data connectors, today announced that it raised $50 million in a Series B round of venture capital. The San Franc Read more…

The Case for Incrementalism in AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to offer the promise for businesses to optimize efficiency and, through abilities to simultaneously evaluate large and disparate datasets, discover new opportunities. In today’s c Read more…

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