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Pandemic Driving Analytics Use Globally, Survey Says

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about the way we work. One of those appears to be our use of analytics, which has increased at 89% of companies recently surveyed by ManageEngine. Improved decision-making Read more…

How Time Series Data Fuels Summer Pastimes

Summer is nearly over, but there's still time to crack open a beer and enjoy a backyard barbecue. Some people enjoy building their own smokers, or fermenting their own beer as I do. To make sure your ribs cook to perfect Read more…

IBM Introduces its First Power10-based Server, the Power E1080; Targets Hybrid Cloud

IBM today introduced the Power E1080 server, its first system powered by a Power10 IBM microprocessor. The new system reinforces IBM’s emphasis on hybrid cloud markets and the new chip beefs up its inference capabiliti Read more…

Why Every Enterprise Needs a Data Fabric & DataOps to Solve Their Data Management Woes

Enterprises today want to have real-time business insights into what’s happening to take actions that ultimately increase operational efficiencies, improve customer engagement, and grow revenue. However, the promise of Read more…

Unstructured Data Growth Wearing Holes in IT Budgets

As companies store more unstructured data, companies find that it’s taking an ever-bigger cut of the IT budget. That is forcing some firms widen the search for solutions that can help them better manage it, according t Read more…

Tabular Seeks to Remake Cloud Data Lakes in Iceberg’s Image

The creators of the table format Apache Iceberg launched a new company this summer called Tabular that’s aiming to remake how companies store data in the cloud. If the company has its way, much of the minutia of how da Read more…

In Homomorphic Encryption We (Must) Trust

Just as we were on the cusp of achieving god-like powers with advanced analytics and machine learning on large pools of data, along come privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA to kill the buzz. But thanks to the emergence of ho Read more…

Barcelona Supercomputing Center Powers Encrypted Neural Networks with Intel Tech

Homomorphic encryption provides two extraordinary benefits: first, it has the potential to be secure against intrusion by even quantum computers; second, it allows users to use the data for computation without necessitat Read more…

Hands-Off: Manual Data Integration Tasks Plummeting, Gartner Says

While the need to integrate data has never been greater, the addition of machine learning and other forms of automation is driving a large reduction in the amount of manual data management tasks that human workers are re Read more…

Quantum’s New Reference Architecture Tackles Autonomous Driving

San Jose-based Quantum Corporation aims to operate at the cutting edge of data management – and that edge, of course, is moving rapidly towards AI and machine learning. Now, the company is announcing a new reference ar Read more…

Unlocking the True Potential of ML: How Self-Supervised Learning in Language Can Beat Human Performance

A core goal for many organizations using artificial intelligence (AI) systems is to have them mirror human language and intelligence. However, mimicking human language and mastering its unique complexities continues to b Read more…

Analytics and AI Not Being Fully Utilized for Audits and Compliance Investigations: Report

While there is an increase in the number of investigations companies are conducting in the areas of employee conduct, regulatory compliance, security, and privacy, companies by and large are not making full use of the ad Read more…

Databricks Sees Lakehouse Validation in $1.6 Billion Round

Databricks today announced a $1.6 billion Series H round of venture capital funding at a $38 billion valuation. The company says the new money validates its lakehouse approach to big data architecture, which blends the q Read more…

Preventing the Next 9/11 Goal of NORAD’s New Streaming Data Warehouse

The skies above North America are constantly scanned with a variety of radar technologies. But with upwards of 20,000 planes and billions of birds aloft at any given time (and who knows what else), spotting potential thr Read more…

How Cloud-Native ELT Helps Data Teams Thrive in the Lakehouse

An interesting thing has happened with the rise of cloud data platforms. While our data warehouses and data lakes modernized and moved to the cloud, most ETL platforms did not. Traditional ETL solutions have capabilit Read more…

Apollo CEO Bullish on GraphQL’s Potential in the Enterprise

With $130 million in new venture funding and a valuation in excess of $1.5 billion, Geoff Schmidt, the CEO and co-founder of GraphQL-backer Apollo, has a lot to be excited about. But the way Schmidt sees it, Apollo is ju Read more…

Cribl Raises $200 Million in Series C Funding to Advance Data Observability

Founded in 2017, San Francisco-based startup Cribl named itself after an obscure device called a cribble – which the company defines as "an instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom generally used for gold panning Read more…

Shrinking the Education Gap in Data Science

There’s a growing mismatch between the growth of data and the growth of data skills and knowledge. The former is increasing at a healthy rate, while the latter is struggling to keep up. One outfit that’s hoping to c Read more…

Can Apple Right its Privacy and Security Cart?

For years, Apple was hailed as the company that “got” security and privacy. After all, it allowed users to engage in conversations protected by encryption, end-to-end, and rebuffed US Government requests to unlock iP Read more…

Cloud Migration Is a Boon to Operations. But It Creates a Perfect Storm of Data Challenges

As businesses prepare for the post-pandemic world, now is the best time to understand and modernize their data architectures. The new reality may not exactly go back to business as usual-- remote working, online presence Read more…

Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?

Companies have been pushing the envelope of real-time analytics and what technology is capable of for many years. Along that vein, Rockset today claimed it has smashed through the barriers preventing customers from runni Read more…

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