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Matillion Unveils Streaming CDC in the Cloud

Matillion made its initial entry into the world of cloud-based ETL at the AWS re:Invent conference in 2015. So it was fitting that the company chose last week’s re:Invent as the venue to announce Matillion Data Loader Read more…

Data Science Collides with Traditional Math in the Golden State

Is traditional math still important in data science? Or can a new curriculum based on data science replace some of traditional mathematics courses while promoting greater racial equity? These questions are at the heart o Read more…

Brainnwave, Hatch Form Co-Venture for AI-Augmented Metals, Mining, & More

Brainnwave, founded in 2014, provides an augmented business intelligence platform that leverages advanced machine learning and statistical models to transform data. Now, the Edinburgh-based company has teamed up with a c Read more…

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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…

AWS Working to Scale Aurora DB Writes Globally, Like Spanner

AWS is currently working to add global-scale transaction processing technology to its Postgres-compatible Aurora database service, which would give the likes of Google Cloud’s Spanner and Cockroach Labs a run for their Read more…

H2O.ai Announces Fully-Managed AI Cloud

Around ten months ago, AI firm H2O.ai launched its AI Hybrid Cloud, allowing users to manage an AI platform on-prem and/or in the cloud. Now, the company is launching a fully-managed cloud – simply called “H2O AI Clo Read more…

AWS Adds a Little More Nitro to Its SSDs

Looking to serve data to your cloud applications and databases a little faster? Then you might be interested in the new Nitro SSDs that AWS announced this week at re:Invent. Sure, they sound fast, but the Nitro SSDs are Read more…

Better Machine Learning Demands Better Data Labeling

Money can’t buy you happiness (although you can reportedly lease it for a while). It definitely cannot buy you love. And the rumor is money also cannot buy you large troves of labeled data that are ready to be plugged Read more…

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…

Conquering the Data Fragmentation Problem in Our Newly Wired World

Ever since COVID-19 gripped the world last year, one thing has become abundantly clear: the way we work has changed irrevocably. We proved that long-term remote work can be effective and many of us are unlikely to go bac Read more…

AWS Rocks with New Analytics, AI Services at re:Invent

With classic rock tunes playing, Adam Selipsky took the stage for his first re:Invent keynote as the new CEO of AWS, the $60-billion cloud juggernaut that was founded just 15 years ago. This was the first re:Invent witho 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…

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…

You’ve Been Warned–Bad Data Models are Capable of Destroying Companies

The field of data science has already delivered incredible results in finding business problems and creating models which generate market insights. But bad or failing models can also deliver erroneous results which can d 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…

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