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Room for Improvement in Data Quality, Report Says

Jan 23, 2020 |

A new study commissioned by Trifacta is shining the light on the costs of poor data quality, particularly for organizations implementing AI initiatives. The study found that dirty and disorganized data are linked to AI projects that take longer, are more expensive, and do not deliver the anticipated results. Read more…

Rob Bearden Returns to Lead Cloudera’s Second Act

Jan 21, 2020 |

When Cloudera ran into trouble last June following poor financial results, the board jettisoned senior leadership, including CEO Tom Reilly and Mike Olson, its chief strategy officer. Those moves would open up a path for Hortonworks co-founder Rob Bearden to return to the company that he had a hand in shaping. Read more…

Using a Data Catalog to Support Precision Medicine

Jan 13, 2020 |

In the first story of this series, we made the case for applying common data governance (DG) and tools in organizations to help with the quality and privacy of consumer data. Read more…

AI Was Everywhere at CES

Jan 10, 2020 |

Artificial intelligence was on the tip of the tongue this week at CES, the annual technology extravaganza formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show. From Samsung’s Neon avatars and LG’s smart washing machine, to Intel’s Tiger Lake processors and the gun-detecting PATSCAN, AI seemed to be everywhere. Read more…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. Read more…

News In Brief

Hitachi Vantara Buys Cataloger Waterline Data

Jan 22, 2020 |

Hitachi Vantara is acquiring data catalog startup Waterline Data as the U.S. subsidiary of the Japanese industrial giant seeks to meet growing demand for automation frameworks for data lake management via its AI-driven DataOps platform. Read more…

GoodData Offers Free Embedded Analytics

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re in the market for an embedded analytics solution, you might want to check out the new “freemium” offering unveiled by GoodData today.

GoodData is one of the leaders in embedded analytics, with over 100,000 organizations using its software and more than 1.6 million individual users around the world. Read more…

BigID Looks to Cement Position in Data Discovery

Jan 6, 2020 |

BigID today announced another $50 million round of financing, bringing its two-year funding total to an impressive $144 million. With that capital in hand and new data privacy regulations like CCPA in play, BigID is prepared to serve the growing need for companies to de-risk their data. Read more…

Datastax Launches Tech Support for Open Source Cassandra

Dec 17, 2019 |

DataStax today unveiled Luna, a new technical support plan aimed at users of open source Apache Cassandra. Executives with the company say the support plan will diversify DataStax’s revenue stream and tap into a new echelon of customers who were unlikely to pay for a premium version of Cassandra. Read more…

AWS Launches Cassandra Service

Dec 3, 2019 |

AWS today unveiled a serverless Cassandra service that ostensibly will give customers the scalability benefits of the NoSQL database but without the infamous management challenges that accompany it.

Appropriately named the Managed Cassandra Service (MCS), the new offering gives AWS customers the power of Apache Cassandra, most notably the ability of Cassandra to run a single database across multiple data centers around the world while maintaining very low latency and a high degree of high availability. Read more…

This Just In

SQream Announces the Release of its SQream DB v2020.1

Jan 23, 2020 |

TEL AVIV, IsraelJan. 23, 2020 – SQream announced today the latest release of its flagship data analytics engine, SQream DB v2020.1. SQream DB v2020.1 is the first release of 2020, with a strong focus on rapid integration into existing Hadoop and legacy data warehouse ecosystems. Read more…

BigID Introduces Discovery-in-Depth Technology for Data-Driven Organizations

Jan 23, 2020 |

NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 23, 2020 — BigID, the leader in personal data privacy and protection, today announced their Discovery-In-Depth technology to provide organizations with unprecedented visibility and insight into personal and crown jewel data. Read more…

Cambridge Semantics Upgrades to its AnzoGraph DB, Announces Free Edition for Commercial Use

Jan 23, 2020 |

BOSTON, Jan. 23, 2020 — Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of modern data management and analytics software, today introduces significant enhancements to its standalone version of the award-winning AnzoGraph DB and announces the immediate availability of AnzoGraph DB Free Edition for commercial use. Read more…

Collibra Launches Data Lineage, an Automated Data Lifecycle Mapping Capability

Jan 23, 2020 |

NEW YORK and BRUSSELS, Jan. 23, 2020 — Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced the debut of Collibra Lineage, which enables organizations to better understand where data comes from and how it flows and transforms as it moves across the enterprise.

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RapidAPI Adds Support for GraphQL APIs to its API Marketplace

Jan 23, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 — RapidAPI, the world’s largest API Marketplace that helps developers find and connect to thousands of APIs, announced today that it has added support for GraphQL APIs to its API Marketplace, and has launched a first wave of GraphQL- based APIs including GitHubGitLabYelpAniList, Shopify, and more. Read more…

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