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Big Data Career Notes: June 2021 Edition

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…

Newly ‘Headquarterless’ Snowflake Makes a Flurry of Announcements

Snowflake is best known as a cloud data warehouse, but it's delivering capabilities that go beyond delivering fast answers to SQL queries. These wider “data cloud” ambitions are on display this week, as the newly “ Read more…

Back to Basics: Big Data Management in the Hybrid, Multi-Cloud World

The promised fruits of advanced analytics and AI are driving organizations to get control of their data. They understand, correctly, that without solid data management and governance regimens in place, that becoming a da Read more…

Databricks Unveils Data Sharing, ETL, and Governance Solutions

Databricks’ primary objective is to build the world’s first enterprise AI platform, which is a noble goal and a work in process. But first things being first, the data is a mess, and it needs some work. To that end, Read more…

Meet Raj Dutt, A 2021 Datanami Person to Watch

When it comes to visualizing observability data, including metrics, logs, and traces, it's hard to avoid Grafana, which has become one of the most popular open source projects in the big data space.  We recently caught Read more…

News In Brief

Performance, Complexity Dog K8S Growth

A new survey from Pepperdata shows that Kubernetes is doing what it was predicted to do: Becoming the de-facto standard for big data runtimes, such as Spark, Kafka, and Presto. However, customers are still having issues Read more…

Spring Conference Season in Full (Virtual) Swing

May is traditionally a big month for tech conferences, and 2021 will be no different. The big change, of course, is that companies will be holding their tech conferences virtually. That’s good news for folks who wan Read more…

Toloka Expands Data Labeling Service

Data labeler Toloka is heading to India to tap into the subcontinent’s vast pool of English-speaking workers. The firm, which was founded in Russia and is incorporated in Switzerland, says the expansion will grow its n Read more…

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platfo Read more…

Insightsoftware Loads Up on Embedded Analytics with Logi, Izenda Deals

Insightsoftware, the acquisitive enterprise software vendor that purchased Logi Analytics earlier this month, is next acquiring Izenda, an embedded business intelligence specialist. The buyer based in Raleigh, N.C., s Read more…

This Just In

DataGrail Raises $30 Million Led by Felicis Ventures to Advance Brand Trust and Transparency

Mar 10, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2021 — DataGrail, a modern privacy platform designed to help brands to build customer trust and transparency, today announced that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding in a round led by Felicis Ventures and joined by leaders in today’s SaaS ecosystem, including HubSpot and Okta. Read more…

Dataiku Again Named a Leader in the Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and ML Platforms

Mar 5, 2021 |

NEW YORK, March 5, 2021 — Dataiku, an advanced Enterprise AI platform, was named a Leader in the Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms, marking its second consecutive year in the Leaders quadrant.

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Graph + AI Summit 2021 Returns April 21-22

Mar 3, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 3, 2021 — TigerGraph, provider of a leading graph analytics platform, today announced Graph + AI Summit 2021, the first and only open industry conference devoted to democratizing and accelerating analytics, AI and machine learning with graph algorithms. Read more…

Jardine Motors Group UK Limited Moves to E-Commerce Model with Informatica Cloud Services

Feb 19, 2021 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 — Informatica, an enterprise cloud data management leader, has announced that Jardine Motors Group UK Limited is leveraging Informatica Customer 360 to progress its digital transformation, implement new e-commerce platforms that enable the company to sell vehicles end-to-end online, as well as consolidate its single view of a customer and vehicle in Salesforce. Read more…

Neo4j Continues Growth in 2020, Bolstered by Customer Wins, Mainstream Adoption

Feb 19, 2021 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2021 — Neo4j, the leader in graph technology, experienced significant momentum in 2020, with key customer and partner wins, strong developer adoption, and unparalleled product innovation. Read more…

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