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Demand for Bitcoin Analytics Surges Along with Its Price

Jan 5, 2021 |

Bitcoin is trading at all-time highs as investors pile into the world’s most well-known cryptocurrency. At the same time, demand for bitcoin data and analytics is also on the upswing, as demonstrated by today’s acquisition of TradeBlock by CoinDesk. Read more…

Hear the Music Behind Your Data

Dec 11, 2020 |

Every minute, Zoom hosts 208,333 participants, and Instagram users post 347,222 stories. Two platforms alone generate an incredible amount of data. Add in the fact that the internet reaches 4.57 billion people, and you realize the massive scale of data collection and analysis. Read more…

AWS Unveils Batch of Analytics, Database Tools

Dec 1, 2020 |

A trio of analytics tools announced by Amazon Web Services are aimed at improving the performance of the cloud vendor’s Redshift data warehouse by easing data movement across different storage platforms. Read more…

How Banks Can Compete in a Data-Driven Future

Jul 21, 2020 |

Banks’ futures depend on institutions’ ability to master three key things – customer experience, compliance, and storage.

While this may seem like an oversimplification, it’s hard to dispute the importance of at least the first two factors. Read more…

Altair Shows Off Converged Analytics Lineup

Jul 10, 2020 |

If you’re in the market for analytics or machine learning software, you may want to keep your eyes on Altair Engineering. Best known for its product simulation and computer aided engineering software, Altair has quietly assembled an impressive big data platform that extends from data preparation and business intelligence to streaming analytics and AutoML. Read more…

Spark 3.0 Brings Big SQL Speed-Up, Better Python Hooks

Jun 25, 2020 |

Apache Spark 3.0 is now here, and it’s bringing a host of enhancements across its diverse range of capabilities. The headliner is an big bump in performance for the SQL engine and better coverage of ANSI specs, while enhancements to the Python API will bring joy to data scientists everywhere. Read more…

BI Tools — Are They Enough to Build a Data-Driven Culture?

Jun 17, 2020 |

It’s been a while since data exploded globally, and the vital necessity for businesses to deal with it is in no way surprising. Many look up to data-oriented enterprises, such as Google and Facebook, and follow suit. Read more…

Blurred Lines: SAS and Microsoft To Go Deep in Analytics Partnership

Jun 15, 2020 |

The lines separating SAS and Microsoft analytics and AI software will blur as part of a major strategic expansion between the two companies announced today that will see Azure become the preferred cloud for SAS and technical integration across their respective product lines in the years ahead. Read more…

Couchbase Nabs $105M as it Readies Cloud Offering

Jun 8, 2020 |

Armed with $105 million in fresh venture funding, NoSQL vendor Couchbase is ramping up to make a big splash in the cloud, which has become the new battleground for databases. Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Jun 2, 2020 |

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the concept one step further with the introduction of a data cloud, which the company is positioning as a one-stop shop where organizations can execute a full range of data-oriented tasks – not just data warehousing and SQL analytics, but also machine learning, data engineering, and monetization of third-party data. Read more…

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