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Alex Woodie is the managing editor of Datanami

Data Meshes Set to Spread in 2022

Faced with an ongoing data generation explosion that refuses to quit, organizations are coming to grips with the realization that data silos will be a fixture in their IT estates for the foreseeable future. One design pa Read more…

Companies Drowning in Observability Data, Dynatrace Says

If you’re finding it difficult to manage a sprawling infrastructure spanning multiple clouds running constantly changing containerized workloads, you’re not alone. According to a study released this week by Dynatrace Read more…

All Eyes on Snowflake and Databricks in 2022

It’s hard to overstate the impact that Snowflake and Databricks have had on the data industry, for customers, partners, and competitors. As data practitioners gear up for 2022, they’re keeping a watchful eye upon the Read more…

Are Neural Nets the Next Big Thing in Search?

Many, if not most, search engines in use today are based on keywords, in which the search engine attempts to find the best match for a word or set of words used as input. It’s a tried-and-true method that has been depl Read more…

Confluent Delivers New Cluster Controls, Data Connectors for Hosted Kafka

Confluent today unveiled a string of new enhancements for its Apache Kafka-based streaming data offering, including new source and sink data connectors, new controls for expanding and shrinking Kafka clusters, and enhanc Read more…

ETL Tool Apache Hop Graduates Incubator

Apache Hop, a metadata-driven data orchestration tool used to design and build pipelines, today emerged from incubator status and was named a Top-Level Project at the Apache Software Foundation, clearing the way for more Read more…

Organizations Struggle with AI Bias

As organizations roll out machine learning and AI models into production, they’re increasing cognizant of the presence of bias in their systems. Not only does this bias potentially lead to poorer decisions on the part Read more…

Data Silos Are Here to Stay. Now What?

Data Silos are not going away. In fact, the pandemic has accelerated the pace of digitization, and with more departments undertaking more digital initiatives of their own, we are creating more data silos.  No company se Read more…

Mathematica Helps Crack Zodiac Killer’s Code

Cryptographic researchers have finally cracked a 51-year-old code left by the Zodiac, a serial killer who terrorized Northern California in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Much of the work of cracking the code was done i Read more…

Data Intelligence Focus Rewarding for Collibra

What the world needs now, according to Collibra co-founder and CEO Felix Van de Maele, is a hefty dose of data intelligence. That is, it needs an intelligent approach to managing, governing, tracking, and securing data, Read more…

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