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The Past and Future of In-Memory Computing

Oct 26, 2020 |

When Nikita Ivanov co-founded GridGain Systems back in 2005, he envisioned in-memory computing going mainstream and becoming a massive category unto itself within a few years. That obviously didn’t pan out, but on the eve of the In-Memory Computing Summit 2020 taking place later this week, the GridGain CTO is still bullish on the future in-memory computing, particularly for powering stream processing. Read more…

Openness a Big Advantage as Edge Grows, IBM Says

Oct 22, 2020 |

A large computational build-up is predicted to occur on the edge in the coming years, as organizations look to capture and act upon data as soon after it’s generated as possible, when it has the highest value. Read more…

The Biggest Reason Not to Go All In on Kubernetes

Oct 20, 2020 |

Kubernetes is hot. Everywhere you turn, you will see opinions about the container orchestration system from Google and why it will solve all your infrastructure problems – or at least, why you should take the time to learn it. Read more…

Dataloop Drives Labeling Into the DataOps Pipeline

Oct 16, 2020 |

Data is the fuel for machine learning, but the data needs to be accurately labeled for the machines to learn. To that end, data training startup Dataloop yesterday unveiled that it’s received $11 million in Series A funding to build SaaS data pipelines that combine human supervision of the data annotation process, along with data management capabilities. Read more…

Five Ways Your Business Can Transform into a Data Innovator

Oct 15, 2020 |

My company, Splunk, recently partnered with ESG Research to uncover the true value of data to businesses. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the lessons from this research have become more important: Read more…

News In Brief

Tibco Buys Data Pioneer Information Builders

Oct 22, 2020 |

Roughly a year-and-a-half after Information Builder Inc. founder Gerald Cohen stepped down as CEO, the privately-held business intelligence vendor has been acquired by Tibco Software Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Read more…

MongoDB Atlas Goes Multi-Cloud

Oct 20, 2020 |

Database vendors are offering flexible cloud migration options as more customers spread out applications and data they share across multiple public clouds.

The latest is MongoDB, which followed up last year’s Google cloud partnership for running its Atlas data platform with multi-cloud clusters extended to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Read more…

Goldman Releases Fintech Data Modeling Tool

Oct 19, 2020 |

Goldman Sachs is launching an open source data modeling platform based on its flagship data management and governance platform.

The investment banking giant (NYSE: GS) said the open-source version of the platform dubbed Legend includes source code for five modules within its internally developed version. Read more…

Lightweight Kubernetes Pushes Orchestrator to the Edge

Oct 15, 2020 |

Kubernetes, the evolving cluster orchestrator, has gone on a diet, stepping off the scales as a lightweight, resilient clustering tool that switches to autopilot once three or more nodes are clustered. Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Oct 13, 2020 |

Quick: Name a company that made its name in the 1990s and 2000s by providing data integration tools for enterprise analytics running in on-prem data centers, but has since pivoted the cloud and was even named Snowflake’s partner of the year? Read more…

This Just In

RELX Survey: AI Adoption Accelerates During COVID-19 Pandemic

Oct 8, 2020 |

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2020 — The adoption of new artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and further investment in existing AI technologies accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study released today by RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. Read more…

Alation 2020.3 Delivers New User Experience and Enhanced Analytics

Oct 6, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., October 6, 2020 — Alation Inc., the leader in enterprise data intelligence solutions, today announced Alation 2020.3, a new release of its flagship data intelligence platform that helps organizations drive data culture and reflects the company’s commitment to provide customers with flexibility across the full range of cloud deployment options. Read more…

Veeam and Kasten’s Modern Data Management Platform Will Speed the Production Deployment of Container-based Applications

Oct 6, 2020 |

BAAR, Switzerland, Oct 6, 2020 — Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, today announced it has acquired Kasten, the market leader for Kubernetes Backup and Disaster Recovery, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $150M. Read more…

Teradata Vantage Now Available on Google Cloud

Oct 6, 2020 |

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020 Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the cloud data analytics platform company, today announced general availability of Teradata Vantage on Google Cloud. Read more…

Tamr Announces Cloud-Native Capabilities on AWS

Oct 2, 2020 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.Oct. 1, 2020 — Tamr, Inc., a cloud-native data mastering platform used by some of the world’s largest enterprises to solve their toughest data challenges, today announced cloud-native deployment of Tamr’s software on Amazon EMR, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES), and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Read more…

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