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VMware Seeks to Liberate Memory Bottlenecks with Project Capitola

At its VMworld 2021 event this week, VMware introduced Project Capitola, a new company-led effort to use its vSphere software to virtualize application access to various types of memory, from DRAM to PMEM to NVMe. The go Read more…

Hands-Off: Manual Data Integration Tasks Plummeting, Gartner Says

While the need to integrate data has never been greater, the addition of machine learning and other forms of automation is driving a large reduction in the amount of manual data management tasks that human workers are re Read more…

Apollo CEO Bullish on GraphQL’s Potential in the Enterprise

With $130 million in new venture funding and a valuation in excess of $1.5 billion, Geoff Schmidt, the CEO and co-founder of GraphQL-backer Apollo, has a lot to be excited about. But the way Schmidt sees it, Apollo is ju Read more…

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…

Cloudera Gives Data Scientists More Options for ML

Cloudera unleashed a collection of new software today that's geared at accelerating the development and deployment of machine learning programs. In addition to a new release of its Data Science Workbench that lets data s Read more…

Graph Databases Ascend to the Cloud

Bucking the trend toward open source databases, cloud vendors continue to promote proprietary graph databases that combine the ability to handle multiple data models with the distribution of data across different cloud r Read more…

Kafka Gets Server, API Upgrades

The latest feature release from the Apache Kafka stream processing community includes server support for time-based search along with more than 200 bug fixes and other improvements. Confluent Inc., founded by the team Read more…

3 Major Things You Should Know About Apache Spark 1.6

Hundreds of fixes and new features made their way into Apache Spark 1.6, which was announced last week and is expected to ship in mid-December. But here are the three main things in Spark 1.6 that are most likely to affe Read more…

Mapping Startup Leverages Machine Vision

A Swedish mapping startup that uses machine vision to stitch together street-level photos is ramping up a service that uses proprietary algorithms to connect crowd-sourced photos of street scenes "over space and time." Read more…

Cloud-based ‘Deep’ Learning Tool Explains Predictions

"Deep" machine learning technology said by its creator to have been used by large customers over the last five years to make high-stakes advertising decisions is being released to the masses as a cloud web application an Read more…

Enigma.io Claims to Demystify Data; Receives Round

Enigma.io says that they have sanitized and curated over 100,000 streams of publicly available data and have reportedly been granted $1.1 million dollars in venture equity seed money to take their big data project to the next level. Read more…

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