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Rockset Expands SQL Links to Tableau

Rockset, the serverless operational analytics vendor, is expanding its network of data connections through a partnership with data visualization specialist Tableau to develop real-time dashboards for NoSQL data. The part Read more…

Kafka Transforming Into ‘Event Streaming Database’

Don't look now, but Kafka is transforming into a database. That's the new direction the popular event streaming platform is headed, according to Confluent CEO Jay Kreps keynote this morning, in which he gave a glimpse in Read more…

Higher Abstractions, Lower Complexity in Kafka’s Future

Apache Kafka has established itself as a leader in streaming data. If you want to handle billions (or even trillions) of events per day, Kafka is a pretty good bet. But for all its powerful abstractions for managing big Read more…

MongoDB Accelerates Cloud Shift

MongoDB rolled out new versions of services and features this week designed to help migrate databases to the cloud, including a new data lake and search features. MongoDB also is among seven new cloud data partners wo Read more…

Assessing Your Options for Real-Time Message Buses

Organizations today are required to process ever-bigger amounts of data in smaller and smaller windows of time. Those two factors are encouraging a movement away from processing architectures based on traditional databas Read more…

Kafka in the Cloud: Who Needs Clusters Anyway?

Confluent is reimagining what it means to run Kafka in the cloud, and is jettisoning the notion that clusters are even necessary to get started with the real-time streaming data technology. Confluent today announced t Read more…

Rockset Cranks Up Serverless Analytics Engine

Cloud-based serverless data preparation tools are gaining traction among data analysts seeking to move beyond traditional approaches to organizing low-quality but potentially valuable data. That approach promises to prov Read more…

Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

Visual analytics vendor Arcadia Data continues to extend big data search capabilities with AI-driven business intelligence tools that also allow for natural language queries, a capability intended to extend the use of BI Read more…

Platform Combines Visual Analytics, Vector Mapping

Geospatial analytics is scaling up for applications like the Internet of Things and climate analysis with the integration of the vector mapping technology and a visual analytics platform. Arcadia Data said this week i Read more…

Red Hat Adds Kafka Streaming to OpenShift

Red Hat is adding data streaming capability to its OpenShift container platform with the addition of a distribution based on Apache Kafka. AMQ Streams is described as a high-end data streaming tool built on Kafka stre Read more…

Rockset, SQL Cloud Service, Emerges from Stealth

An analytics and search startup launched by former Facebook engineers emerged from stealth mode this week with a cloud service that “runs SQL directly on raw data,” offering developers a quicker path from data to app Read more…

Apache Pulsar Ready for Prime Time

A streaming and messaging system aimed at stream processing has been elevated from incubator to “top-level project” status by the Apache Foundation. Apache Pulsar was released as open source by Yahoo in 2016 and Read more…

Confluent Strengthens IoT Integration for Enterprise Kafka

A new release of Confluent's enterprise Kafka platform unveiled Tuesday should make it easier for developers to integrate streaming Internet of Things (IoT) data into their analytics infrastructure. The company's release Read more…

Apache Pulsar 2.0 Released

Apache Pulsar, the distributed “publish and subscribe” messaging platform released to the open source community by Yahoo nearly two years ago is generating streaming messaging capabilities aimed at enterprise data-dr Read more…

How Pandora Uses Kafka

As a big Hadoop user, Pandora Media is no stranger to distributed processing technologies. But when the music streaming service decided to transition its ad tracking system from a batch-oriented system into a real-time o Read more…

Confluent Moves Kafka to the Cloud

As adoption of the Apache Kafka accelerates, the company behind the data pipeline is rolling a cloud service designed to boost "developer velocity" while IT operations are handled in the background. Confluent said Mon Read more…

Kafka ‘Massively Simplifies’ Data Infrastructure, Report Says

What's behind the rapid rise in Apache Kafka? According to a new survey of Kafka users by Confluent, the commercial venture behind Kafka, the data pipeline's capability to "massively simplify" the IT infrastructure of en Read more…

How Kafka Redefined Data Processing for the Streaming Age

The Apache Kafka phenomenon reached a new high today when Confluent announced a $50 million investment from the venture capital firm Sequoia. The investment signals renewed confidence that Kafka is fast becoming a new an Read more…

Kinetica Joins Growing List of Kafka Connectors

As large enterprises move big data via Apache Kafka, the open source data-messaging platform is gaining more adherents in response to Kafka pioneer Confluent Inc.'s release of a commercial platform for connecting data in Read more…

Exactly Once: Why It’s Such a Big Deal for Apache Kafka

Organizations building real-time stream processing systems on Apache Kafka will be able to trust the platform to deliver each messages exactly once when they adopt new Kafka technology planned to be unveiled this spring, Read more…

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