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Future Proofing Data Pipelines

Data pipelines are critical structures for moving data from its source to a destination. For decades, companies have used data pipelines to move information, such as from transactional with analytic systems. However, as Read more…

Hitching a Ride to the Edge with Akamai

The edge, according to marketers, is a magical place where nearly anything is possible. But for Akamai Technologies, the $18-billion company that put content delivery networks (CDNs) on the map during the dot-com boom, t Read more…

Knowi Aims to ‘Elevate’ Answers Within Slack

Business intelligence software company Knowi today launched Elevate, a new offering that’s designed to help non-technical users ask questions of data through the company’s unified analytics platform. The software use Read more…

Cloudian Pins Container Hopes on K8s Operator

Object storage systems like Amazon S3 are currently winning the big data storage battle, thanks to low costs and infinite capacities. But getting object stores to work with containerized applications isn’t always strai Read more…

Apache Flink Gets More Stateful

An updated application programming interface for building and orchestrating stateful applications, so-called because such programs retain client data from one session to the next, is also the first event-driven database Read more…

MongoDB Embraces GraphQL with Document Database

If GraphQL is the data-access API of the future, then MongoDB wants to be a part of it. That much is evident from today’s announcement that the popular document-style NoSQL database is now serving queries formatted usi Read more…

Amazon Uses ML to Transcribe Medical Speech

Medical applications are emerging as an attractive market for AI developers pitching machine learning solutions that also meet strict regulatory requirements for protecting patient privacy. This week, for example, Nvi Read more…

Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. With that said Read more…

Will GraphQL Become a Standard for the New Data Economy?

Don't look now but a new language called GraphQL is emerging that could radically simplify how developers use APIs to get data into applications, and potentially provide a graph-like alternative to procedural REST. The c Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that's booming, the New York City firm is flying high. This week at the MongoDB Wo Read more…

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