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Data.world Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

Sep 16, 2020 |

What is a data catalog? If you answered that it’s simply an index that tells you where to find data, then Brett Hurt would like a word with you. As the co-founder and CEO of data.world, Hurt is looking to redefine what is a data catalog. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: September 2020 Edition

Sep 15, 2020 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

Stream Processing Is a Great Addition to Data Grid, Hazelcast Finds

Sep 14, 2020 |

In-memory data grids (IMDGs) historically have exceled in applications that require the fastest processing times and the lowest latencies. By adding a stream processing engine, called Jet, to its IMDG, Hazelcast is finding customers exploring new use cases at the cutting edge of high-performance computing. Read more…

The Future of Labor in an AI World

Sep 7, 2020 |

What will you be doing on Labor Day in 2030? How about five years from today? Will your job still be available? What skills will your employer demand? Nobody can forecast the future with total certainty, but a conservative reading of the workplace tea leaves suggests labor is in for a bumpy ride as technological advances make some jobs obsolete, while opening up new opportunities. Read more…

10 Big Data Statistics That Will Blow Your Mind

Sep 4, 2020 |

They call it “big data” for a reason–it’s really, really big. But getting your head wrapped around the growth of information digitization is not easy. That’s why we carefully curated these 10 mind-blowing facts about today’s data-geist, and how it’s projected to grow in the future. Read more…

News In Brief

Snowflake Pops in ‘Largest Ever’ Software IPO

Sep 16, 2020 |

Snowflake’s stock more than doubled today during its initial public offering, and the volatility was so great that stock market officials briefly halted trading in what the mainstream press is calling the largest ever IPO for a software company. Read more…

Virtualization Startup Varada Streamlines Data Ops

Sep 15, 2020 |

Varada, a data virtualization startup targeting big data query acceleration, announced a $12 million funding round this week as it ramps up its “zero data-ops” platform designed to prioritize analytics workloads via proprietary indexing technology

The Series A round announced on Tuesday (Sept. Read more…

Fivetran Launches Pay-As-You-Go Option for ETL

Sep 14, 2020 |

Fivetran wants to make it “stupidly simple” for customers to load data into cloud data warehouses, and judging from the company’s rapid growth, it seems to be working. Last week, the extract, transformation, and load (ETL) service company doubled-down on the simplicity mantra with a new plan that lets data customers pay by the sip. Read more…

Oracle Touts an Exadata Backlog

Sep 14, 2020 |

In reporting modest revenue growth during its fiscal 2021 first quarter, Oracle Corp. emphasized that continuing growth hinges on the steady shift of its flagship database software and hardware technologies to the cloud. Read more…

A ‘Breakout Year’ for ModelOps, Forrester Says

Sep 11, 2020 |

The rapid maturation of machine learning operations (ModelOps) tools is leading to a “breakout year” for ModelOps, Forrester says in a recent report.

The ML lifecycle is a potential nightmare for many organizations, write Forrester analysts Mike Gualtieri and Kjell Carlsson in an August report, titled “Introducing ModelOps to Operationalize AI.”

“This process takes too long and is fraught with technical and business challenges, just with one model,” the analysts write. Read more…

This Just In

Cuddle Joins Nielsen Connect Partner Network to Transform how Retail and CPG Leaders Consume Market Data

Sep 16, 2020 |

NEW YORK CITY, Sept 15, 2020 —Cuddle, a leading AI-powered analytics platform, empowering industry leaders to use business insights gleaned from company data to improve overall business performance, today announced it has joined the Nielsen Connect Partner Network, the largest open ecosystem of tech-driven solution providers for retailers and manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry. Read more…

Dataiku Named a Leader in Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2020 Report by Independent Research Firm

Sep 10, 2020 |

NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 10 – Dataiku, a global Enterprise AI and machine learning platform, appeared as a Leader in the The Forrester Wave: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2020. Read more…

Qeexo AutoML Enables Machine Learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+

Sep 9, 2020 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 9, 2020 –Qeexo, developer of an automated machine learning (ML) platform that accelerates the deployment of tinyML at the edge, announces that its Qeexo AutoML platform now supports machine learning on Arm Cortex-M0 and Cortex-M0+ processors, which power devices including sensors and microcontrollers from companies such as Arduino, Renesas, STMicroelectronics, and Bosch Sensortec. Read more…

Tamr Data Mastering Platform Now Available on Microsoft Azure

Sep 9, 2020 |

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 9, 2020 – Tamr, Inc., provider of cloud-native data mastering solutions, announced its cloud-native capabilities on Microsoft Azure. These capabilities allow companies to master their enterprise data using Tamr while taking advantage of the flexibility, scalability, and security of Microsoft Azure. Read more…

Quantum Makes LTO-9 Tape Drives Available for Scalar Tape Libraries

Sep 9, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif.Sept. 9, 2020 — Quantum Corp., provider of unstructured data and video solutions, announced that LTO Ultrium format generation 9 technology will be available in its Scalar i6 and Scalar i6000 tape libraries, and StorNext AEL archive systems beginning in December 2020. Read more…

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