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Unlocking the Power of Social Media Data to Connect with E-Commerce Customers

When “The Social Dilemma” documentary came out in 2020, consumers called for a mass exodus from social media and the end of user data capture. While opening the public’s eyes to the inner workings of social media w Read more…

Aerospike Nabs $109M to Grow Data Biz Turbocharged by AI

Aerospike is hoping to grow its business as fast as its customers are growing their data. And with today’s Series E round valued at $109 million, Aerospike has the capital to do just that, capturing more AI-linked work Read more…

GenAI Doesn’t Need Bigger LLMs. It Needs Better Data

An exorbitant amount of time and energy is being spent developing and talking about the technology that goes into large language models. While the tech is indeed impressive, businesses that are building generative AI app Read more…

Couchbase Bolsters GenAI Development with Vector Search, RAG

The latest release of the Couchbase database adds support for vector search, integration with Llamaindex and LangChain, and support for retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) techniques, all of which are designed to help c Read more…

More AI Added to Google Cloud’s Databases

Google Cloud is bolstering its analytics and transactional databases, including BigQuery, AlloyDB, and Spanner, with new capabilities designed to drive the development of generative AI applications among its customers. Read more…

News In Brief

ThoughtSpot Touts ‘Data Renaissance’ with GenAI Update

Analytics tool provider ThoughtSpot today rolled out a host of new generative AI capabilities that it claims will set off a “data renaissance” among its users. The key advances that will enable this goal revolve arou Read more…

AWS Cancels Serverless Postgres Service That Scales to Zero

AWS has notified customers of its Amazon Aurora Serverless v1 service that it will cease supporting the offering at the end of 2024. Replacing v1 in the Aurora Serverless range, which supports Postgres and MySQL database Read more…

GenAI Hype Bubble Refuses to Pop

Intense interest in ChatGPT spurred a Gold Rush mentality around generative AI in 2023, as tech execs and business owners scrambled to cash in on the new technology. As ridiculous as the hype has gotten, it’s showing n Read more…

Databricks: We’re a Data Intelligence Platform Now

Five years ago, Databricks debuted the world’s first data lakehouse, which combined the beneficial aspects of data lakes and data warehouses. Thanks to the rise of AI, the nature of data platforms is changing, which ne Read more…

Aerospike Unifies Storage Format, Delivers DBaaS

Aerospike today announced that version 7.0 of its NoSQL database will introduce a unified storage format for data stored on SSDs drives and in memory, setting the stage for multi-record transaction support in the next re Read more…

This Just In

New Relic Launches Live Archives to Eliminate Data Rehydration Problems and Streamline Log Management

Feb 28, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2024 —New Relic has announced the general availability of New Relic live archives. By storing historical logs alongside other logs and telemetry data within the New Relic Data Platform, live archives allows instant access to historical logs and eliminates the need to rehydrate, reload, re-index, or move data to multiple locations. Read more…

Microsoft and Mistral AI Announce New Partnership to Accelerate AI Innovation and Introduce Mistral Large 1st on Azure

Feb 27, 2024 |

Feb. 27, 2024 — Microsoft has announced a multi-year partnership with Mistral AI, a recognized leader in generative artificial intelligence. The AI industry is undergoing a significant transformation with growing interest in more efficient and cost-effective models, emblematic of a broader trend in technological advancement. Read more…

Grammarly and Harris Poll Find Using GenAI for Communication Could Save Up to $1.6T Annually in US Productivity

Feb 26, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2024 — Grammarly has announced its third annual “State of Business Communication: AI’s Potential to Turn Overload Into Impact” report, uncovering the potential of generative AI to save a staggering $1.6 trillion in U.S. Read more…

ASRock Rack Unveils MECAI-GH200 with NVIDIA Grace Hopper Superchip at MWC 2024

Feb 26, 2024 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Feb. 26, 2024 – ASRock Rack Inc. today announced its presence at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) from February 26 to 29, 2024. The key focus is the cooperation with NVIDIA. Read more…

Hammerspace Unveils New Hyperscale NAS Architecture for Training Enterprise AI Models at Scale

Feb 22, 2024 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2024 — Hammerspace today unveiled the high-performance NAS architecture needed to address the requirements of broad-based enterprise AI, machine learning and deep learning (AI/ML/DL) initiatives and the widespread rise of GPU computing both on-premises and in the cloud. Read more…

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