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Spark 3.0 to Get Native GPU Acceleration

May 14, 2020 |

NVIDIA today announced that it’s working with Apache Spark’s open source community to bring native GPU acceleration to the next version of the big data processing framework. With Spark version 3.0, which is due out next month, organizations will be able to speed up all of their Spark workloads, from ETL jobs to machine learning training, without making wholesale changes to their code. Read more…

The New Omnichannel Imperative: AI to the Rescue

May 11, 2020 |

Consumers in the United States have been increasingly turning to e-commerce during the COVID-19 outbreak, due to social distance measures and shelter-in-place orders that started rolling out in the mid-late March time frame. Read more…

How AI Is Accelerating Drug Development for COVID-19

May 8, 2020 |

Drug researchers around the world are scrambling to develop vaccines and other treatments for COVID-19 in a desperate attempt to slow the spread of the disease. Thanks to AI’s capability to crunch massive amounts of data in a short period of time, drug development pipelines that would normally take over a decade are being compressed into a matter of months. Read more…

The Big Cloud Data Boom Gets Even Bigger, Thanks to COVID-19

May 7, 2020 |

Public clouds were gaining momentum before COVID-19. Now, nearly eight weeks into the pandemic and associated shutdown of work and play, clouds are gaining even more ground as companies scramble to virtualize as much of their operations as possible, including data storage and analytics workloads. Read more…

Detecting Consumer Signals in the 90% Economy

May 4, 2020 |

As COVID-19 lockdowns are lifted across the United States, consumers will venture out of their homes and begin to spend money again. But the new buying patterns in the 90% economy are likely to look dramatically different. Read more…

News In Brief

Spending Surge Predicted for Factory Data Management

May 26, 2020 |

As big data goes, the industrial sector is among the largest producers, with sensors collecting data along assembly lines on everything from the status of manufacturing equipment to product inspection cameras. Read more…

Visualization Startup Brytlyt Combines AI, GPUs, PostgresSQL

May 21, 2020 |

The world may seem like it has slowed down in the midst of a pandemic, but technologies like real-time data analytics keep accelerating as one startup after another comes up with new ways to crunch numbers and leverage the results. Read more…

Cloud Misconfigurations Spur DB ‘Repatriation’

May 20, 2020 |

Cloud database misconfigurations are among the fastest growing sources of data breaches over the last five years, according to an annual survey of data breaches.

Those security concerns are among the reasons more enterprise databases are being moved off public clouds, market analysts note. Read more…

Microsoft and Intel Test Malware Protection Through Computer Vision

May 14, 2020 |

The world of malware protection has come a long way since the wild west of the early 2000s, when Trojans lurked behind every download. The malware threats that loom now are more advanced – and more evasive. Read more…

For American Airlines, Machine Learning Solves an Air Cargo Conundrum

May 14, 2020 |

Air cargo shipments operate on a much tighter timeframe than passenger flights, with bookings typically occurring around ten days before departure. Many of these planned shipments, however, still don’t arrive at the warehouse, causing pandemonium for the air cargo carriers. Read more…

This Just In

Lucidworks Announces Advanced Linguistics Package

May 27, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 27, 2020 — Lucidworks announced the Advanced Linguistics Package for Lucidworks Fusion to power personalized search for users in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Read more…

Unravel Data Expands Support for Modern Data Workloads in the Cloud with Introduction of Unravel for AWS Databricks

May 27, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2020– Unravel Data announced Unravel for AWS Databricks, a solution to deliver comprehensive monitoring, troubleshooting, and application performance management for AWS Databricks environments. Read more…

Atrium Expands Enterprise Analytics Capabilities with Snowflake Partnership

May 27, 2020 |

INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2020– Atrium announced a partnership with Snowflake in order to further assist enterprises in leveraging their data through the power of AI. Atrium’s service offerings, powered by Snowflake, will enable Atrium prospects and customers to further evolve their investments in business intelligence with the added benefits of Snowflake’s market-leading cloud data platform. Read more…

Splunk Extends its Data-to-Everything Platform with Cloud and Machine Learning Advancements

May 27, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 27, 2020 –Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, announced the latest enhancements to Splunk CloudSplunk Data Stream Processor (DSP) and Splunk Connected Experiences that enables customers to bring a broader variety of data to every decision, question and action. Read more…

PagerDuty Announces New Automation and AIOps Capabilities

May 26, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 26, 2020 – PagerDuty, Inc. announced new automation and intelligence capabilities in its Dynamic Service Directory, Business Response and Intelligent Triage solutions, to help teams reduce manual work, prevent outages and improve remote collaboration. Read more…

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