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The Impact of Data Regulations on Contact Centers

Aug 12, 2020 |

There was a time that running a contact center was as simple as handing inbound and outbound phone calls. If a customer had a problem, she would pick up the phone and call customer service. Read more…

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

Aug 10, 2020 |

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-have technology for running machine learning and advanced analytics applications, among other workloads. Read more…

The Best of Both Worlds – Why a Hybrid Cloud Approach Makes Sense for Data Backup and Recovery

Aug 7, 2020 |

The use of hybrid cloud environments for office productivity, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other business applications is no longer an exception – increasingly it is becoming the rule. Yet, until recently, hybrid cloud backup and recovery had remained an outlier in the movement to hybrid cloud environments.  Read more…

R Works Its Way Into Qubole’s Data Lake

Aug 6, 2020 |

Python may be the most popular language for data science today, but R isn’t far behind. In fact, R is experiencing a bit of a resurgence at the moment. That’s part of the reason that Qubole today announced that it has expanded its data lake offering with commercial and open source R software from RStudio. Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Aug 4, 2020 |

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyter. Read more…

News In Brief

Timescale Database Now Available in 76 Cloud Regions

Aug 12, 2020 |

Looking for a time-series database to power applications in a specific part of the world? If so, chances are good that Timescale has you covered with its hosted Timescale Cloud offering, which was recently expanded and now is available in 76 regions across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Read more…

Explorium Platform Billed as App Store for Predictive Models

Jul 29, 2020 |

As the need for more reliable model training grows, so also does investor interest in funding data science startups seeking to leverage automation to track down and match the appropriate data sets to a given model and application. Read more…

TigerGraph Extends GSQL Enhancements

Jul 22, 2020 |

Graph analytics is moving closer to the industry-standard SQL framework for accessing relational databases via enhancements such as those in TigerGraph Inc.’s query language, GSQL.

Property graph query languages such as GSQL are built on top of SQL, bringing graph pattern matching capabilities to existing frameworks used to store and retrieve data. Read more…

Cassandra Gets Monitoring, Performance Upgrades

Jul 21, 2020 |

The latest beta release of the Apache Cassandra is designed to hit the ground running as the NoSQL database moves steadily to the cloud to provide managed services in production deployments. Read more…

As AI Matures, So Too Do Risks, Survey Finds

Jul 16, 2020 |

More than half of early AI adopters said they have invested more than $20 million on AI technologies and talent during the past year as they seek to harness machine automation to differentiate their services and create new products. Read more…

This Just In

Alluxio Announces Record Growth for 1H 2020 in Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Data Orchestration

Aug 12, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration system, announced it has closed 1H 2020 with sales growth of more than 650% over 1H 2019. Read more…

Harver’s Google Cloud Integration Helped Place Thousands of Americans in Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Aug 12, 2020 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 — Pre-employment assessment software company Harver has integrated Powered by Looker to create its embedded analytics offering, Harver Insights. Read more…

Alteryx and UiPath Partner to Accelerate Digital Transformation with Hyperautomation

Aug 12, 2020 |

IRVINE, Calif. and NEW YORK — Aug. 12, 2020—Alteryx, Inc., developer of analytic process automation (APA), and UiPath, an enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, announced a strategic partnership to speed end-to-end automation across data-driven business processes. Read more…

Tableau 2020.3 Adds External Write to Database, Enhanced Administrator Tools

Aug 12, 2020 |

SEATTLE. Aug. 12, 2020 – Tableau Software announced the general availability of Tableau 2020.3, which delivers the ability for customers to output to and update external databases directly from Tableau Prep Builder, expanding the Tableau platform to serve a broader set of data preparation needs.

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Collibra Launches as a Managed Service on the Google Cloud Platform

Aug 12, 2020 |

NEW YORK and BRUSSELS, Aug. 12, 2020 — Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, announced it has further expanded its partnership with Google Cloud, offering Collibra as a managed service on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

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