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Learning from Data to Create a Safer and Smarter Self-Driving Experience

Aug 16, 2019 |

The automotive industry isn’t just being driven by people — it’s also driven by data, particularly as automobile manufacturers move toward autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Last year, Waymo cars drove 1.2 million miles in California. Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Aug 13, 2019 |

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you’re not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the high demand – and large salaries – that come with being a data scientist. Read more…

The Critical Element for a Successful Digital Transformation? HTAP Powered by In-Memory Computing

Aug 8, 2019 |

Many of today’s digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives demand real-time analysis of data. For example, banks need to analyze transactions across their systems in real time to detect and prevent fraud. Read more…

What HPE Sees in MapR Technologies

Aug 5, 2019 |

Hewlett Packard Enterprises surprised the computing world this morning with the announcement that it has acquired the struggling data platform company MapR Technologies. In an interview with Datanami, Patrick Osborne, HPE’s vice president and general manager of big data and secondary storage, describes why the deal makes sense for the technology giant. Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Jul 3, 2019 |

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That’s one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data — Read more…

News In Brief

Graph Database ‘Shapes’ Data

Aug 16, 2019 |

A semantic graph database technology vendor is supporting a key specification designed to validate graph-based data against a set of conditions that specify the “shape” of data. The goal is a more agile way of analyzing larger volumes of complex, distributed data. Read more…

Rubrik Tunes Upgrade to VMware Users

Aug 14, 2019 |

Rubrik, the multi-cloud data manager, unveiled the latest version of its Andes platform this week with upgrades aimed at technology partner VMware covering automated disaster recovery orchestration, data classification and tighter security. Read more…

Investors Seek Out Lucidworks

Aug 12, 2019 |

Lucidworks, the high-flying search engine platform developer, announced a $100 million funding round. The haul will be poured into its AI-based recommendation tools, including its flagship Fusion search platform.

San Francisco-based Lucidworks said Monday (Aug. Read more…

GPU Storage Approach Targets Big Data Bottlenecks

Aug 9, 2019 |

An emerging storage technology aims to leverage faster GPUs by creating a direct path between local and remote storage, thereby overcoming I/O bottlenecks that are slowing the crunching of AI and HPC data sets. Read more…

Corporate Culture Continues to Stymie Data Insights

Aug 6, 2019 |

Reports of the death of spreadsheets have been greatly exaggerated.

That reality is among the findings of a recent survey on the state of business analytics released by the consulting firm Deloitte. Read more…

This Just In

Cloudian and InfiniteIO Partner to Optimize Economics of Private Cloud Storage

Aug 19, 2019 |

August 19, 2019 — Enterprises and organizations across industries can improve storage economics without making changes to existing IT operations, using a new joint solution introduced today by InfiniteIO, the leader in making hybrid cloud storage simple and fast, and Cloudian, a global leader in enterprise object storage systems. Read more…

Informatica Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

Aug 16, 2019 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 15, 2019 – Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced that Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company, has positioned Informatica as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools for the 14th consecutive year. Read more…

Accenture to Acquire Analytics8, Australian Analytics and Data Specialists

Aug 16, 2019 |

SYDNEY, August 16, 2019 –Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specializes in data management, reporting and visualization, data science and analytics services. Read more…

Incorta Raises $30 Million Led by Sorenson Capital

Aug 15, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., August 15, 2019 -Incorta, the industry’s first no-ETL data warehouse, today announced it has closed $30 million in Series C funding led by Sorenson Capital, with participation from existing investors including GV, Kleiner Perkins, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), Telstra Ventures, and major investor Ron Wohl. Read more…

Virtual Instruments Expands Cloud Monitoring and Analytics Portfolio with Acquisition of Metricly

Aug 15, 2019 |

San Jose, Calif., August 15, 2019 – Virtual Instruments, the leader in AIOps for hybrid infrastructure management, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of SaaS-based cloud cost, optimization and monitoring service provider Metricly. Read more…

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