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Teradata Turns 40, Takes Off Gloves, Readies for a Fight

Teradata Turns 40, Takes Off Gloves, Readies for a Fight

The past, present, and future of Teradata collided yesterday at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, California, where 1,500 employees and guests – including four of the company’s original founders — Read more…

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

Big Data Meltdown: How Unclean, Unlabeled, and Poorly Managed Data Dooms AI

We may be living in the fourth industrial age and on cusp of huge advances in automation powered by AI. Read more…

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

Great Cloud Migration Opens Data Opportunities

We’re in the midst of a massive cloud migration at the moment, as companies look to take advantage of the scalability and simplicity of storing and processing data in the cloud. Read more…

AI And Data Streaming In The Enterprise: A Marriage Made In Heaven?

AI And Data Streaming In The Enterprise: A Marriage Made In Heaven?

As the adoption of artificial intelligence in the enterprise hits a decisive moment, it is worth examining its relationship with data streaming and how the two technologies share similar adoption challenges. Read more…

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Modern Data Integration: The DataOps Catalyst

Agility and real-time insights have become the holy grail of the data-driven enterprise. In an increasingly competitive environment, being able to move data at the speed of change makes the difference between an ultimately successful business and one that falls short.

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Serverless SQL Engine Targets Cloud Analytics

Qubole Inc., the cloud analytics vendor, has added a serverless engine to its platform aimed at simplifying complex tasks like creating data pipelines and server clusters used to scale analytics workloads in the cloud.

Qubole said this week its Quantum serverless engine enables data analysts to query data up to the petabyte scale via standard SQL. Read more…

AI-Driven Decision Platforms Live in the Moment

The emerging market for AI-driven digital decision-making is grounded in new applications developed using machine learning models designed to help analysts crunch data that would allow their bosses to make the right decision, whether its engaging with customers or managing a complex supply chain. Read more…

Hadoop Struggles and BI Deals: What’s Going On?

The news hasn’t been good in the Hadoop world over the past two weeks, with MapR and Cloudera both revealing themselves to be in bad straits. Meanwhile, the market for BI tools suddenly surged, with Tableau, Looker, and ZoomData all getting snapped up. Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Analytics vendors continue to be prime acquisition targets for cloud companies with deep pockets.

The latest example is the acquisition of self-service analytics platform specialist Tableau Software by enterprise cloud giant Salesforce in an all-stock transaction valued at $15.7 billion. Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

Cloudera CEO Reilly to Retire After Poor 1Q Results

Following the disclosure of poor financial results, Cloudera yesterday announced that CEO Tom Reilly is leaving the company to retire effective July 31 and will be replaced by chairman Martin Cole, on an interim basis. Read more…

How Advanced Analytics Is Helping to Flush Out Insurance Fraud

Advanced analytics and machine learning modeling require lots of data to be trained, and in the insurance business, there’s no better place to get data than Verisk Analytics. Here’s how the Jersey City, New Jersey-based company is using big data tools and techniques to detect fraudulent claims and connect the dots on fraud networks. Read more…

‘Manifesto’ Touts the Marriage of AI, Ops

Given the growing debate about whether AI qualifies as what used to be referred to as “appropriate technology,” a consensus is building around the notion that automation is ideally suited to enterprise IT, particularly since hybrid infrastructure has become central to nearly all business processes. Read more…

Slootman Makes It Snow at Snowflake Summit

When Frank Slootman was hired to take the helm of Snowflake Computing, one of his first questions was “Does the company have a user conference?” His new colleagues responded yes, in about a month, in fact.   Read more…

Giving DevOps Teeth To Crunch Down on AI Ethics Governance

AI ethics is definitely trending. I’ve seen the phrase in my reading and heard it trip from the tongues of professional acquaintances many times in the past several months.

Management fads come and go, and I wonder whether AI ethics might be one of them. Read more…

How IBM Is Turning Db2 into an ‘AI Database’

What’s an AI database? If you were to ask IBM executives, they would point you to Db2, the 36-year-old database that’s used by tens of thousands of companies around the world to power transactional and analytical workloads alike. Read more…

Cassandra, Kafka Help Scale Anomaly Detection

The scaling of open-source platforms continues apace with the demonstration of an anomaly detection application capable of processing tens of billions of events per day using Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka running on the Kubernetes container orchestrator. Read more…


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