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Snowflake Gives Cloud Customers What They Need and Want at Summit 2024

AI is like candy these days, enticing enterprises with the promise of amazing things to come. But AI doesn’t work without a good solid data foundation. Snowflake seems to understand this, which is why the company is sp Read more…

Matillion Bringing AI to Data Pipelines

Data engineers historically have toiled away in the virtual basement, doing the dirty work of spinning raw data into something usable by data scientists and analysts. The advent of generative AI is changing the nature of Read more…

StarTree Finds Apache Pinot the Right Vintage for IT Observability

Apache Pinot grew popular among companies like Uber for its capability to serve SQL queries to thousands of external users with sub-second latency. Now the commercial open-source vendor backing Pinot, StarTree, announced Read more…

DataRobot ‘Guard Models’ Keep GenAI on the Straight and Narrow

Businesses are eager to deploy generative AI applications, but fears over toxic content, leaks of sensitive data, and hallucinations are giving them pause. One potential solution is to deploy “guard models” alongside Read more…

Bringing Data and ML to Value-Based Pricing

Companies across many industries historically have used a cost-based approach to setting prices for goods and services. But many are starting to explore an entirely different approach called value-based pricing. When com Read more…

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AI Impacting Data Engineering Faster Than Expected, dbt Labs’ Handy Says

We’re in the midst of a revolution thanks to generative AI. There’s no denying that. And while dbt Labs CEO Tristan Handy was expecting the AI revolution to eventually come to the world of big data and analytics engi Read more…

Forrester Slices and Dices the Vector Database Market

The large language model (LLM) revolution has transformed vector databases from obscure search tech into must-have products for AI success. But which vector database features should you look for, and which vendors are in Read more…

The Top Five Data Labeling Firms According to Everest Group

The process of annotating and labeling data is critical for supervised learning tasks, such as training a large language model (LLM) and other types of machine learning models. However, the need for human cognition and i Read more…

Spectra Logic Ups the Ante in Tape Storage

Spectra Logic has been busy. Last week, the data storage company unveiled Spectra LumOS library management software and expanded its enterprise tape storage solutions with two new additions: the TFinity Plus enterpris Read more…

Starburst Debuts Icehouse, Its Managed Apache Iceberg Service

Today at its Data Universe event, Starburst launched Icehouse, a new managed lakehouse offering built upon the table format Apache Iceberg. Starburst says the combination of the Trino query engine and Iceberg tables will Read more…

This Just In

Cohere Showcases How LLMs Are Transforming Retail Customer Experiences

May 17, 2024 |

May 17, 2024 — Cohere has published a new article discussing the transformative potential of large language models (LLMs) in the retail industry. In the post, David Stewart, Robin Gainer, and Sam Barnett highlight four critical areas of the retail value chain: Read more…

The Home Depot Extends Relationship with Google Cloud to Drive Innovation in Interconnected Retail

Apr 11, 2024 |

ATLANTA and LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2024 — Today, Google Cloud and The Home Depot announced an extension of their multi-year relationship that will help the world’s largest home improvement retailer accelerate its technology strategy and help customers complete their home improvement projects more efficiently and affordably. Read more…

MongoDB and Google Cloud Deepen Collaboration to Offer New Solutions for Retail and Manufacturing Industries

Apr 9, 2024 |

LAS VEGAS, April 9, 2024 — MongoDB, Inc. today at Google Cloud Next ’24 announced an expanded collaboration with Google Cloud to make it even easier and more cost-effective to build, scale, and deploy generative AI applications using MongoDB Atlas Vector Search and Vertex AI from Google Cloud, along with additional support for data processing with BigQuery. Read more…

Datasembly Unveils Insight Solutions to Enhance Real-Time Data for Retailers and CPG Brands

Apr 5, 2024 |

TYSONS, Va., April 5, 2024 — Datasembly, a leading provider of real-time product pricing, promotions, and assortment data for retailers and CPG brands,  announced its new Insight Solutions. Read more…

Lumana Emerges from Stealth, Unveils Its Hybrid Cloud and AI-Based Video Security System

Apr 3, 2024 |

LOS GATOS, Calif., April 3, 2024 — Lumana emerged from stealth with a next-generation video security platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and distributed hybrid cloud architecture, enabling organizations to unlock the full potential of their visual data. Read more…

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