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Pivotal Extends GreenPlum, PostgreSQL on Cloud Foundry

Mar 20, 2019 |

A new distribution of the GreenPlum parallel processing analytic database adds enterprise use cases spanning AI, transactions and stream processing.

Along with its latest version of GreenPlum, Pivotal Software also unveiled an open-source Postgres platform targeting applications such as transactional workloads and prototyping. Read more…

Rockset Cranks Up Serverless Analytics Engine

Mar 20, 2019 |

Cloud-based serverless data preparation tools are gaining traction among data analysts seeking to move beyond traditional approaches to organizing low-quality but potentially valuable data. That approach promises to provide data scientists with an alternative to standard ETL routines developed to plumb data warehouses. Read more…

Formulus Black’s DRAM Persistence Tech Now GA

Mar 20, 2019 |

Formulus Black yesterday announced the general availability of ForsaOS, a piece of software that allows any KVM-compatible application to run entirely in memory, without any modification.

In-memory computing has enjoyed a renaissance of late, as organizations seek to speed up their applications and lower the I/O overhead that they encounter when fetching data from traditional disk and solid-state disks (SSDs) over the PCI bus. Read more…

RAPIDS Momentum Builds with Analytics, Cloud Backing

Mar 19, 2019 |

Nvidia’s RAPIDS data science libraries picked up additional support this week from a roster of cloud, server and workstation vendors along with professional services giant Accenture.

Nvidia also announced that Apache Spark creator Databricks will integrate RAPIDS into its analytics platform. Read more…

Focus Your AI on Business Value, Not Predictive Accuracy, Aible Says

Mar 18, 2019 |

If you’re building your machine learning models to optimize accuracy, then you’re probably doing it wrong. That’s the message coming from Aible, an ML company that emerged from stealth today with new software designed to optimize ML decision-making around economic value, not accuracy. Read more…

Signal Modulation is Boosting Fiber Capacity

Mar 14, 2019 |

Optical fiber and emerging modulation schemes are making it possible to transmit ever-larger amounts of data through fiber-optic pipes. Recent industry demonstrations and government research efforts also have demonstrated novel approaches for moving more data through optical fiber networks as well as boosting the efficiency of scare spectrum. Read more…

War Unfolding for Control of Elasticsearch

Mar 12, 2019 |

Amazon Web Services on Monday announced that it’s partnering with Netflix and Expedia to champion a new Open Distro for Elasticsearch due to concerns of proprietary code being mixed into the open source Elasticsearch project. Read more…

Augmented Analytics Driving ‘Smart’ Data Market

Mar 11, 2019 |

Emerging tools like augmented analytics are expected to drive the “smart data” market to more than $30 billion over the next several years, a market forecaster predicts.

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Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

Mar 8, 2019 |

Visual analytics vendor Arcadia Data continues to extend big data search capabilities with AI-driven business intelligence tools that also allow for natural language queries, a capability intended to extend the use of BI to a wider audience of enterprise users. Read more…

Okera Bolsters Access Control for Unstructured Data

Mar 7, 2019 |

Some of the most interesting data that’s analyzed by organizations is unstructured data, including images, videos, and text files. But the lack of structure of that data poses regulatory challenges to organizations, which face potential legal jeopardy if consumer data rights are violated. Read more…

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