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What’s Driving the Cloud Data Warehouse Explosion

What’s Driving the Cloud Data Warehouse Explosion

The advent of powerful data warehouses in the cloud is changing the face of big data analytics, as companies move their workloads into the cloud. Read more…

Will GraphQL Become a Standard for the New Data Economy?

Will GraphQL Become a Standard for the New Data Economy?

Don’t look now but a new language called GraphQL is emerging that could radically simplify how developers use APIs to get data into applications, and potentially provide a graph-like alternative to procedural REST. Read more…

How AI, IoT, and Other Technologies Will Need to Coalesce into Comprehensive Counterdrone Defenses

How AI, IoT, and Other Technologies Will Need to Coalesce into Comprehen...

Drones are the foundation of some of the most devastating weapon systems in many countries’ arsenals. Read more…

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

Bill Inmon is generally credited with inventing the phrase “data warehouse” in the early 1990s to describe the stockpiling of data using relational databases. Read more…

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Red Hat Adds Kafka Streaming to OpenShift

Red Hat is adding data streaming capability to its OpenShift container platform with the addition of a distribution based on Apache Kafka.

AMQ Streams is described as a high-end data streaming tool built on Kafka stream processing. Read more…

Google Ups its AI Game

Google Cloud is rolling out an “AI Hub” supplying machine learning content ranging from data pipelines and TensorFlow modules. It also announced a new pipeline component for the Google-backed Kubeflow open-source project, the machine learning stack built on Kubernetes that among other things packages machine learning code for reuse. Read more…

Talend Buys Stitch for $60M

Stitch, a provider of integration services for loading cloud data warehouses, was snapped up by ETL software developer Talend today in a $60 million deal.

Stitch is a relatively small firm that was spun out of RJMetrics when that firm was acquired by Magento in 2017. Read more…

MapR Targets Cloudera-Hortonworks Customers with ‘Clarity’ Release

MapR Technologies went on the offensive today against its Hadoop rivals Hortonworks and Cloudera with the launch of a “Clarity” release of its MapR Converged Data Platform, as well as a new offer for a free big data assessment from its professional services team. Read more…

MemSQL Giving Away Database for Four-Node Clusters

Everybody likes free stuff. Today MemSQL announced that it’s getting into the free software market by giving away copies of its distributed relational database management system for clusters up to four nodes and 128GB of RAM. Read more…

AI Partners Shift Driverless Cars into High Gear

AI investments and deployment for driverless vehicles are speeding up, with another auto manufacturer partnering with a computer vision startup and an autonomous vehicle specialist deploying Nvidia’s Xavier platform.

Korean car maker Hyundai (OTCMKTS: Read more…

Movie Recommendations with Spark Collaborative Filtering

Collaborative filtering (CF)[1] based on the alternating least squares (ALS) technique[2] is another algorithm used to generate recommendations. It produces automatic predictions (filtering) about the interests of a user by collecting preferences from many other users (collaborating). Read more…

Rockset, SQL Cloud Service, Emerges from Stealth

An analytics and search startup launched by former Facebook engineers emerged from stealth mode this week with a cloud service that “runs SQL directly on raw data,” offering developers a quicker path from data to applications. Read more…

Focus on Business Processes, Not Big Data Technology

The rapid evolution of analytics has put a wonderful array of cutting-edge technologies at fingertips, from Spark and Kafka to TensorFlow and Scikit-Learn. And yet, despite this technological treasure trove, the vast majority of big data projects fail, according to analyst firms. Read more…

Inference Engine Aimed at AI Edge Apps

Flex Logix, the embedded FPGA specialist, has shifted gears by applying its proprietary interconnect technology to launch an inference engine that boosts neural inferencing capacity at the network edge while reducing DRAM bandwidth requirements.

Instead, the inferencing engine draws greater processing bandwidth from less expensive and lower-power SRAMs. Read more…

Picking Sides in the Customer 360 War

Don’t look now but a war is shaping up among software giants to win the hearts and minds of consumers with big data and next-generation customer 360 analytics. Three separate groups, including Oracle CX Unity, the Open Data Initiative, and Salesforce’s Customer 360, have been created in the past month to build data-sharing ecosystems that streamline the gathering and analysis of customer data for sales and marketing purposes. Read more…

Dremio Fleshes Out Data Platform

Dremio today rolled out a version 3.0 update to its multi-purpose data analytics tool with new features like support for Kubernetes, a built-in data catalog, and support for Teradata, Elasticsearch, and Microsoft ADLS data sources, among others. Read more…

Data Warehouse Modernization and the Journey to the Cloud

To say that organizations today are facing a complex data landscape is really an understatement. Data exists in on-premises systems and in the cloud; data is used across applications and accessed across departments.

Information is being exchanged in ever-growing volumes with customers and business partners. Read more…


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