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Simplifying the Big Data Lake Experiences in the Cloud

Oct 16, 2019 |

The cloud is a hot spot for big data lakes these days, thanks largely to the greater technological simplicity and lower upfront costs of getting started in the public cloud. Read more…

Dogged Determination: How Trupanion Pulled AI Across the Finish Line

Oct 14, 2019 |

David Jaw had reason to be excited. As a data scientist at Trupanion, Jaw had just put the finishing touches on the prototype of a machine learning model that could replicate the actions of a human claims adjuster with a high degree of accuracy. Read more…

How ML Helps Solve the Big Data Transform/Mastering Problem

Oct 10, 2019 |

Despite the astounding technological progress in big data analytics, we largely have yet to move past manual techniques for important tasks, such as data transformation and master data management. As data volumes grow, the productivity gap posed by manual methods grows wider, putting the dreams of AI- and machine learning-powered automation further out of reach. Read more…

HANA in the Cloud by Christmas, SAP Says

Oct 9, 2019 |

SAP formally revealed the planned general availability of hotly anticipated new cloud data storage products during CTO Juergen Mueller’s keynote address at TechEd conference in Barcelona Monday. Two of those new offerings — Read more…

How Cloudera Is Battling Shadow IT with CDP

Oct 4, 2019 |

“Come use our analytics service in the cloud, but don’t tell your IT department. It’ll be our little secret.” The siren call of shadow IT has tempted many business units with promises of fast results. Read more…

News In Brief

Hyperscale Datacenters Lift Many Boats

Oct 15, 2019 |

Soaring demand for hyperscale datacenters and colocation services is having a ripple effect within the value chain that builds and integrates those services, a new survey finds.

As edge deployments and software-defined infrastructure drove overall hyperscale datacenter spending last year to an estimated $120 billion, the survey released by Schneider Electric notes that growing demand also highlights continuing skills gap. Read more…

Synthetic Data Market Gets Real

Oct 14, 2019 |

A growing list of data privacy regulations along with demand for better training data is spawning new AI-based approaches to managing “personally identifiable” information, including “synthetic” data sets that remove personal information covered by current and pending privacy rules. Read more…

Price Tag for CCPA Compliance: $55B

Oct 8, 2019 |

Data privacy doesn’t come cheap.

According to a regulatory assessment released by the state attorney general, the California Consumer Privacy Act will hit businesses with upwards of $55 billion in initial compliance costs. Read more…

Higher Abstractions, Lower Complexity in Kafka’s Future

Sep 30, 2019 |

Apache Kafka has established itself as a leader in streaming data. If you want to handle billions (or even trillions) of events per day, Kafka is a pretty good bet. Read more…

Rockset Connects Kafka with SQL

Sep 27, 2019 |

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup, is extending the ability to run SQL on NoSQL data with real-time event analysis on Apache Kafka.

The company, based in San Mateo, Calif., said it is coming at the ingestion, analysis and serving of data from a different angle to allow users of the Kafka to run SQL analytics on raw data from the distributed streaming platform. Read more…

This Just In

Percona Survey: Diverse Tools, Multiple Databases, and MultiCloud and Hybrid Environments are Transforming Datacenters

Oct 16, 2019 |

DURHAM, Oct. 16, 2019 – Percona, a leader in open source database software and services, today announced the results of its Open Source Software Database Survey. Read more…

Alteryx Releases its Data and Digitization Report at Inspire Europe 2019

Oct 16, 2019 |

IRVINE, Calif. and LONDON, Oct. 16, 2019 — Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today released the 2019 Data and Digitization Report, providing an in-depth view of how companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) are leveraging data analytics in their digital transformation journeys. Read more…

Report: European Companies Moving to Cloud Lagging on Security

Oct 9, 2019 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., October 9, 2019 – Sumo Logic, the leader in continuous intelligence, today announced new data on cloud adoption and security based on the firm’s Continuous Intelligence Report: Read more…

Novartis and Microsoft Announce Collaboration to Transform Medicine with Artificial Intelligence

Oct 4, 2019 |

BASEL and REDMOND, Oct. 4, 2019 – Novartis today announced an important step in reimagining medicine by founding the Novartis AI innovation lab and by selecting Microsoft Corp. as its strategic AI and data-science partner for this effort. Read more…

Chooch AI Launches Solution For Embedded Computer Vision AI Applications

Oct 2, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 02 — Chooch AI, the leader in visual training of artificial intelligence, today, in conjunction with TechCrunch Disrupt, officially announced the launch of Chooch Edge AI, a hardware-agnostic edge computer vision service that features the ability for AI to detect and classify events in local video streams from any type of camera. Read more…

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