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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…

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…

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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…

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…

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf on Shakespeare, Chatbots, and Being Human at SC21

Unlike the deep technical dives of many SC keynotes, Internet pioneer Vint Cerf steered clear of the trenches and took leisurely stroll through a range of human-machine interactions, touching on ML’s growing capabiliti Read more…

Mantium Lowers the Barrier to Using Large Language Models

Large language models like GPT-3 are bringing powerful AI capabilities to organizations around the world, but putting them into production in a secure and responsible manner can be difficult. Now a company called Mantium Read more…

Your Data Is Talking. Are You Listening?

Imagine you’re reading a murder mystery. The plot’s thickening, the game’s afoot, you’re pages away from knowing who’s done it and you’ve reduced your fingernails to a stub. Then, all of a sudden, a new chara Read more…

Bad Data Pipelines Costing Companies Big, Fivetran Finds

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Overworked data engineer builds faulty data pipeline, which leads to bad data, which leads to a bad outcome. It may be the same old song, but it’s also the current state of af Read more…

Cloud Getting Expensive? That’s By Design, But Don’t Blame the Clouds

Cloud adoption has flourished under COVID-19, thanks to the twin tailwinds of work-from-home and digital transformation. But escalating cost is emerging as a top problem as customers seek financial relief from public clo Read more…

Alluxio Nabs $50M, Preps for Growth in Data Orchestration

Data orchestration software provider Alluxio today announced the close of an oversubscribed $50-million Series C round, which its CEO plans to spend on a global expansion. It also launched version 2.7 of its software, wh Read more…

Snowflake Adds Python Support with Winter Release

In a nod to the growing importance of data science and AI development on its platform, Snowflake today unveiled that its upcoming Winter Release will support for executing code written in Python, which is the most popula Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: November 2021 Edition

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…

Hammerspace Hits the Market with Global Parallel File System

Since he left Fusion-io eight years ago, David Flynn has been working to solve the broken relationship between data and storage. That effort gave rise to Hammerspace and its Global Data Environment, which delivers a sing Read more…

Deepgram Summit to Explore Voice Tech from Covid to NASA

Deepgram, founded in 2015, bills itself as the developer of “the fastest, most accurate, most reliable, most scalable speech to text API.” It’s no surprise, then, that the company wants to showcase all the differen Read more…

Is Quantum Computing the Future of AI?

Quantum computing has grabbed the imagination of computer scientists as one possible future of the discipline after we’ve reached the limits of digital binary computers. Thanks to its capability to hold many different Read more…

World Economic Forum Highlights AI’s Role in the Energy Transition

The COP26 climate conference, which ends on Friday, has been ongoing for the past two weeks, drawing climate change back into the spotlight as nations, organizations, and corporations struggle to make meaningful progress Read more…

Digital Transformation Trumped Data During COVID: KPMG

The COVID-19 pandemic supercharged digital transformation initiatives at companies around the world, as the corporate version of the “fight or flight” syndrome kicked into high gear last year. Despite the real progre Read more…

Confluent Ships ‘Cluster Linking’ in Kafka Platform Update

Companies that are pushing the envelope in terms of the scale of their real-time streaming data deployments will be happy to know they can now run a Kafka cluster that spans on-prem and cloud resources via cluster linkin Read more…

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