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Vectara Spies RAG As Solution to LLM Fibs and Shannon Theorem Limitations

Large language models (LLMs) hallucinate. There’s just no way around that, thanks to how they're designed and fundamental limitations on data compression as expressed in the Shannon Information Theorem, says Vectara CE Read more…

Collibra Launches AI Governance at Data Citizens Conference

The Collibra community descended upon Orlando, Florida, this week for the company’s annual Data Citizens conference. In addition to educational sessions and keynotes on the importance of data intelligence, attendees go Read more…

Data Quality Getting Worse, Report Says

For as long as “big data” has been a thing, data quality has been a big question mark. Working with data to make it suitable for analysis was the task that data professionals spent the bulk of their time doing 15 yea Read more…

Aerospike Nabs $109M to Grow Data Biz Turbocharged by AI

Aerospike is hoping to grow its business as fast as its customers are growing their data. And with today’s Series E round valued at $109 million, Aerospike has the capital to do just that, capturing more AI-linked work Read more…

Maximizing Your Data Migration Investment

Many organizations are migrating their data these days, but they aren’t always doing so in an efficient manner. This means they’re effectively leaving money on the table. Two key areas of consideration are data relev Read more…

News In Brief

Spectra Logic Ups the Ante in Tape Storage

Spectra Logic has been busy. Last week, the data storage company unveiled Spectra LumOS library management software and expanded its enterprise tape storage solutions with two new additions: the TFinity Plus enterpris Read more…

MicroStrategy Fleshes Out AI-for-BI Strategy, Bets Big On Bitcoin

MicroStrategy this week unveiled a new customizable AI bot called Auto that lets business users interact with MicroStrategy’s data analytics offerings through natural language. But investors in the publicly traded Virg Read more…

Nvidia Introduces New Blackwell GPU for Trillion-Parameter AI Models

Nvidia’s latest and fastest GPU, code-named Blackwell, is here and will underpin the company’s AI plans this year. The chip offers performance improvements from its predecessors, including the red-hot H100 and A100 Read more…

DDN Cranks the Data Throughput with AI400X2 Turbo

DDN today launched a new version of its high-end storage solution for AI and high-performance computing, which Nvidia uses to power its massive Eos supercomputer. The AI400X2 Turbo features a 30% performance boost compar Read more…

Explosion of Observability Data from Cloud Reaches Tipping Point, Dynatrace Says

Companies have reached a tipping point where the volume and complexity of observability data (logs, metrics, traces, and events) created by cloud-native IT systems exceeds the value that companies are able to extract fro Read more…

This Just In

Hakkōda 2024 Financial Services & Insurance State of Data Report: 97% Say Generative AI Matters for Success

Apr 16, 2024 |

NEW YORK, April 16, 2024 — Hakkoda, a cloud data engineering consultancy specializing in Snowflake, today released its 2024 Financial Services & Insurance State of Data Report, surveying 145 director to CEO level data leaders from large financial services and insurance (FSI) organizations. Read more…

Gretel Releases World’s Largest Open Source Text-to-SQL Dataset to Accelerate AI Model Training

Apr 5, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2024 — Gretel, a leader in synthetic data, released the world’s largest open source Text-to-SQL dataset to unlock new possibilities for AI in the enterprise. Read more…

Lumana Emerges from Stealth, Unveils Its Hybrid Cloud and AI-Based Video Security System

Apr 3, 2024 |

LOS GATOS, Calif., April 3, 2024 — Lumana emerged from stealth with a next-generation video security platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and distributed hybrid cloud architecture, enabling organizations to unlock the full potential of their visual data. Read more…

DataVisor Introduces Enhanced Anti-Money Laundering Solution to Support Financial Institutions

Mar 27, 2024 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 27, 2024 — DataVisor has announced the launch of its latest offering: a modern end-to-end anti-money laundering (AML) solution boasting cutting-edge technology and comprehensive functionalities powered by sophisticated machine learning and AI. Read more…

InfluxData Collaborating with AWS to Bring InfluxDB and Time Series Analytics to Developers Around the World

Mar 14, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 14, 2024 – InfluxData, creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver Amazon Timestream for InfluxDB, a new managed offering for AWS customers to run InfluxDB open source natively within the AWS Management Console. Read more…

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