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CardinalOps Report Shows Enterprise SIEM Tools Are Underperforming In Cyberthreat Detection

In its Fourth Annual Report on the State of SIEM Detection Risk, CardinalOps, an AI-powered security engineering startup, found that Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools contain giant blind spots, compr Read more…

Databricks Unveils LakeFlow: A Unified and Intelligent Tool for Data Engineering

Data engineering is a cornerstone for the democratization of data and AI. However, it faces significant challenges in the form of complex and brittle connectors, difficulty in integrating data from disparate and often pr Read more…

Databricks Sees Compound Systems as Cure to AI Ailments

Databricks today unveiled a series of enhancements to its Mosaic AI stack that is aimed at addressing some of the challenges that customers face building GenAI systems, including accuracy, toxicity, latency, and cost. At Read more…

All Eyes on Databricks as Data + AI Summit Kicks Off

This week, it’s Databricks’ turn to welcome thousands of users, vendors, and members of the data community to San Francisco for its annual Data + AI Summit. Coming off the earth-shattering news last week around Apach Read more…

Cribl Launches New Copilot To Accelerate Data Management Productivity

In the modern enterprise, data can exist in any number of different places, including cloud-based applications, edge locations, and on-premise services. The dispersion of data across the enterprise is a major challenge f Read more…

Inside Snowflake’s iPhone and App Store Strategy for Data and AI Democratization

You may know Snowflake as a data cloud. That, after all, is the business’s motto. But its business model resembles something else: the iPhone and Apple’s App Store. And as companies look for a place where they can bu Read more…

RelationalAI Debuts Powerful Knowledge Graph Coprocessor for Snowflake Users

Despite advances in cloud data storage and computing power, enterprises have struggled to create intelligent applications with the capability to observe, decide, and act on data that resides within those environments.  Read more…

Opaque Launches New Platform For Running AI Workloads on Encrypted Data

While enterprises understand the need to innovate to stay competitive, they are also cautious about protecting their data. Enterprises often grapple with balancing innovation and security when it comes to extracting valu Read more…

NIST Q&A: Getting Ready for the Post Quantum Cryptography Threat? You Should Be

With the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) set to publish the first Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) Standards in a few weeks, attention is shifting to how to put the new quantum-resistant algorithms i Read more…

Who’s Watching Your GenAI Bot?

In January, a UK delivery service called DPD made headlines for the worst reasons. A customer shared an incredible exchange with DPD’s customer service chatbot, which varied in its replies from, “F**k yeah!” to “ Read more…

Databricks Nabs Iceberg-Maker Tabular to Spawn Table Uniformity

Databricks today announced the acquisition of Tabular, the commercial outfit behind the Apache Iceberg table format, which competes with Databricks’ own Delta format, paving the way for Databricks customers to enjoy mo Read more…

Snowflake Gives Cloud Customers What They Need and Want at Summit 2024

AI is like candy these days, enticing enterprises with the promise of amazing things to come. But AI doesn’t work without a good solid data foundation. Snowflake seems to understand this, which is why the company is sp Read more…

Snowflake Embraces Open Data with Polaris Catalog

On the first day of its Data Cloud Summit today, Snowflake unveiled Polaris, a new data catalog for data stored in the Apache Iceberg format. In addition to contributing Polaris to the open source community, the catalog Read more…

Global Survey By McKinsey: GenAI Adoption Starting To Deliver Value

Investments in GenAI are beginning to create value for organizations according to a new global survey by McKinsey, a leading management consultancy firm.  While 2023 was a year of investing in GenAI initiatives, 2024 Read more…

Using AI to Keep Scammers and Fraudsters (a Little More) Honest

Fraudsters and scammers have had a good run lately according to the FTC, which found Americans lost $10 billion to frauds and scams in 2023, a 14% increase over the year before. But victims and law enforcement are fighti Read more…

Career Notes for May 2024

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…

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