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It’s Time for MLOps Standards, Cloudera Says

Dec 11, 2019 |

Just as operational standards have been established for data management via DataOps, the industry needs to create open standards for machine learning operations, or MLOps, according to Cloudera, which today unveiled a call to action to the community to begin having that discussion. Read more…

How 5G Will Serve AI and Vice Versa

Dec 10, 2019 |

5G is the future of the edge. Though it’s still several years away from widespread deployment, 5G is a key component in the evolution of cloud-computing ecosystems toward more distributed environments. Read more…

Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Dec 6, 2019 |

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. Read more…

AWS Bolsters Redshift, Elasticsearch Services

Dec 4, 2019 |

Amazon Web Services gave customers 28 more reasons to store and process data on its public cloud platform yesterday during its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, bringing the total number of services to 180. Read more…

When – and When Not – to Use Open Source Apache Cassandra, Kafka, Spark and Elasticsearch

Dec 3, 2019 |

Just about all technology decision-making must meet two essential criteria: it must enable you to meet your business goals and it must work well alongside the rest of your technology stack. Read more…

News In Brief

Druid Developer Ramps Cloud-Native Approach

Dec 10, 2019 |

A real-time analytics startup founded by the authors of the Apache Druid database have raised additional funding as they ramp up product development based on the open-source data store.

Imply said it has raised $30 million in a funding round led by investors Andreessen Horowitz along with Geodesic Capital and Khosla Ventures. Read more…

AWS Launches Cassandra Service

Dec 3, 2019 |

AWS today unveiled a serverless Cassandra service that ostensibly will give customers the scalability benefits of the NoSQL database but without the infamous management challenges that accompany it.

Appropriately named the Managed Cassandra Service (MCS), the new offering gives AWS customers the power of Apache Cassandra, most notably the ability of Cassandra to run a single database across multiple data centers around the world while maintaining very low latency and a high degree of high availability. Read more…

AIOps Startup with ‘Open’ Emphasis Raises Cash

Nov 21, 2019 |

Tech investors are betting that automated IT operations will be among the first significant enterprise applications for AI.

Artificial intelligence for IT operations, or AIOps, and the application of machine learning to data is beginning to attract venture capital as investors look for nuts-and-bolts automation applications that will deliver quick returns on investment. Read more…

Multi-Cloud Complexity Heightens Security Threats

Nov 21, 2019 |

The need to move data closer to users while gaining access to machine learning and other emerging technologies has prompted a broad shift by enterprises to multiple public clouds. But a new study finds that few early multi-cloud adopters are completely satisfied with the results when it comes to security. Read more…

Aerospike Raises More Cash

Nov 18, 2019 |

Aerospike, the real-time NoSQL database vendor, said this week it raised $32 million in its most recent funding round, underscoring growing investor confidence in big data startups exhibiting the ability to scale and while accelerating delivery of data analytics results. Read more…

This Just In

Promethium and Starburst Partner for Faster Self-Service Analytics

Dec 11, 2019 |

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 11, 2019 — AI-driven augmented data management provider Promethium today announced it has partnered with Starburst for an end-to-end solution that allows analysts to get answers quickly and easily across the most complex data environments. Read more…

Yonder Leverages Snowflake and Zepl Tech to Give Brands Actionable Insights

Dec 11, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2019 – Snowflake, the cloud data platform, and Zepl, the data science platform built for the cloud, today announced that joint customer Yonder uses their combined technology to shorten time-to-value for their entire machine learning pipeline, which helps customers access timely actionable insights about online activity related to their brands. Read more…

Wasabi Partners with Globus to Simplify Data Management

Dec 11, 2019 |

BOSTON, Dec.11, 2019 –Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, today announced its partnership with Globus to simplify data management for organizations to meet the demands of data-centric research environments.  Read more…

Broadcom Introduces Automation.ai

Dec 11, 2019 |

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 11, 2019 — Broadcom Inc. today announced the availability of Automation.ai, the industry’s first AI-driven software intelligence platform purpose built to accelerate decision-making across multiple business and technology domains that support digital transformation initiatives. Read more…

Alation Extends the Data Catalog to Include Analytics Stewardship for the Enterprise

Dec 10, 2019 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 10, 2019 –  Alation Inc., the data catalog company, today announced the general availability of its Analytics Stewardship application in the Alation Data Catalog. Read more…

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