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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…

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…

Kafka Transforming Into ‘Event Streaming Database’

Oct 1, 2019 |

Don’t look now, but Kafka is transforming into a database. That’s the new direction the popular event streaming platform is headed, according to Confluent CEO Jay Kreps keynote this morning, in which he gave a glimpse into new KSQL’s new “pull” Read more…

Cloudera Begins New Cloud Era with CDP Launch

Sep 24, 2019 |

Eleven years after its founding, Cloudera fulfilled its name in a big way today with the launch of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), its new flagship data platform that allows customers to securely manage and govern their data while deploying analytic and AI applications in a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) approach on the cloud. Read more…

News In Brief

Flink Gets Extension into Stateful Functions

Oct 10, 2019 |

Ververica, the company behind open source Apache Flink, this week unveiled Stateful Functions, a new framework designed to extend Flink into the world of distributed, stateful applications.

Stateful Functions is a collection of tools designed to give developers the ability to create stateful applications that run in the modern serverless manner. 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…

Data Lakes Get Structured

Oct 7, 2019 |

The explosion of unstructured and partially structured data has made traditional data lakes harder to manage. Adding to the challenge are “brittle” data pipelines that are time-consuming to create as well as ephemeral. Read more…

Neo4j Gets Hooks Into Kafka

Oct 1, 2019 |

Today at the Kafka Summit, Neo4j unveiled a new product called Neo4j Streams that will make it easier to connect streaming data from Apache Kafka with the company’s graph database. 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…

This Just In

Splunk .conf19 Hits 10th Year with Over 200 Customers to Present at Anniversary of Conference

Oct 16, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2019 – Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, today announced that its tenth annual user conference — .conf19 — will welcome a record number of attendees. Read more…

MicroStrategy Partners with DataRobot to Set New Standards for Enterprise AI-Driven Insights

Oct 16, 2019 |

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Oct. 16, 2019– MicroStrategy Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, today announced a new technology partnership with DataRobot, a leader in enterprise artificial intelligence (AI), designed to make it easier for businesses to integrate AI into their most popular applications and core processes by leveraging HyperIntelligence cards to deliver AI-driven insights and recommendations. 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…

Survey: Most Analytics Projects are Jeopardized due to Lack of Access to Data

Oct 15, 2019 |

Atlanta, Oct. 15 2019 – According to the 2019 Data Decisions Survey from analytics database provider Exasol, 57% of organizations have suffered because of slow or poor access to the right data, resulting in an inability to access real-time analytics and inaccurate business intelligence (BI). Read more…

Interana Opens Behavioral Analytics Query Language with Release of 4.0

Oct 15, 2019 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2019 — Interana, maker of advanced solutions for behavioral product analytics in the GDPR era, announced the release of Interana 4.0 and the inclusion of their new Behavioral Analytics Query Language (BAQL). Read more…

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