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The New Economics of the Separation of Compute and Storage

Apr 20, 2018 |

No one can predict the future analytical needs of their business. The right storage needs today might not be the right storage needs next year, or even next week. An organization’s workload requirements might grow five-fold by next year, or next quarter, or next month. Read more…

Go Fast and Win: The Big Data Analytics of F1 Racing

Apr 19, 2018 |

What’s the secret to winning in Formula One racing? Simple: Go faster than everybody else. But finding a lasting recipe for success on the racetrack today requires getting hundreds of variables right, so it’s no wonder that F1 teams are turning to big data analytics for help. Read more…

The Enlightening Side of GDPR Compliance

Apr 16, 2018 |

If the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is like most government mandates, the thinking goes, it will be a tax on business and a hindrance to productivity. But if you take the right approach, some experts say, the GDPR could actually be a boon to analytics. Read more…

A Modern Way to Think About Your Next-Generation Applications

Apr 11, 2018 |

Many organizations are on the path to digital transformation. This transformation is imperative to survive and thrive in this new digital and intelligent world.

According to a McKinsey report, “Seventy percent of executives say that over the next three years, they expect digital trends and initiatives to create greater top-line revenues for their businesses, as well as increased profitability.”

As data continues to grow at an insurmountable rate, organizations are struggling to keep pace with the rate of data growth. Read more…

Behind on Preparing for GDPR? Three Things to Prioritize

Apr 6, 2018 |

The May 25, 2018 GDPR deadline is quickly approaching, requiring businesses to comply and prove compliance to the stringent new regulations or face potentially devastating financial penalties.

Businesses that have not yet finalized a GDPR strategy are now in a major time-crunch; Read more…

News In Brief

Web-Based Query Tool Touches Multiple DBs

Apr 20, 2018 |

Developers today use databases almost like languages. They might start on a good old relational database like MySQL, but then requirements shift a bit, so they sprinkle a little MongoDB on top. Read more…

Pivotal Software is Latest Tech IPO

Apr 20, 2018 |

The uptick in technology stock offerings that accelerated in 2017 is gaining momentum this year as Pivotal Software joins a host of big data vendors going public.

The San Francisco-based cloud software vendor announced pricing on 37 million shares at $15 a share. Read more…

Presto Use Surges, Qubole Finds

Apr 18, 2018 |

Don’t look now, but Presto, the SQL engine developed by Facebook as a follow-on to Hive, is starting to catch on in a big way. According to a new survey of big data-as-a-service customers by Qubole, Presto logged impressive usage gains during 2017, and outgrew Hive and Spark across many metrics. Read more…

Scality Adds New Investor in Latest Funding Round

Apr 18, 2018 |

Scality, the software-defined object and cloud storage vendor, is extending its push into the multi-cloud data control sector with the closing of a $60 million funding round.

The storage management and infrastructure vendor said Tuesday (April 17) its latest round added new investor Harbert European Growth Capital along with existing investors and company executives. Read more…

Hortonworks Upgrades Data Plane Service

Apr 17, 2018 |

The data management market continues to explode, reflecting the growing demand for automated services that can help companies access soaring data volumes spread across datacenters and cloud repositories.

With that in mind, Hortonworks announced this week it is expanding its Data Plane Service released last September to include a new “data steward studio” designed to provide a consistent level of governance and security across far-flung data lakes. Read more…

This Just In

SnapLogic Named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant

Apr 20, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 20, 2018 — SnapLogic, a leader in self-service application and data integration, today announced Gartner named the company a Leader in the 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service” for the third consecutive year. Read more…

Maine Pointe Becomes Alteryx Partner

Apr 18, 2018 |

April 18, 2018 — Global supply chain and operations implementation consulting firm, Maine Pointe, announced has it has partnered with Alteryx, Inc, the company revolutionizing business through data science and analytics. Read more…

FICO Showcases Latest Enhancements to FICO Decision Management Suite

Apr 18, 2018 |

April 18, 2018 — Today from FICO World, analytics software firm FICO showcased the latest enhancements to FICO Decision Management Suite (DMS) which leverages artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), advanced analytics, optimization and decisioning to deliver better, more predictive business outcomes. Read more…

Whitepages Selects Redis Labs to Support Flagship Product

Apr 18, 2018 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. April 18, 2018 — Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, today announced that Whitepages, Inc. has chosen Redis Enterprise as the primary database driving its flagship digital identity verification product. Read more…

WHISHWORKS Partners With Databricks to Drive Business Value With Big Data Analytics

Apr 17, 2018 |

WINDSOR, April 17, 2018 — WHISHWORKS, a Systems Integration and Big Data specialist, today announced a partnership with Databricks, provider of the leading Unified Analytics Platform powered by Apache Spark. Read more…