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DataStax Unveils Constellation, Its Cassandra Cloud Platform

May 21, 2019 |

DataStax kicked off its inaugural user conference this morning by announcing an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) version of the Apache Cassandra database. Dubbed Constellation, the offering will enable customers to get up and running with managed Cassandra deployments for hybrid and multi-cloud environments in just a few clicks. Read more…

What’s Behind Lyft’s Choices in Big Data Tech

May 10, 2019 |

Lyft was a late entrant to the ride-sharing business model, at least compared to its competitor Uber, which pioneered the concept and remains the largest provider. That delay in starting out actually gave Lyft a bit of an advantage in terms of architecting its big data infrastructure in the cloud, as it was able to sidestep some of the challenges that Uber faced in building out its on-prem system. Read more…

Cloud Analytics Proving Costly for Some

May 2, 2019 |

A great migration to the cloud is currently underway as companies look to get out of the business of hosting and supporting their own IT gear. The rapidly growing sophistication of big data analytics software on public cloud platforms like AWS and Azure is another big draw. Read more…

War Unfolding for Control of Elasticsearch

Mar 12, 2019 |

Amazon Web Services on Monday announced that it’s partnering with Netflix and Expedia to champion a new Open Distro for Elasticsearch due to concerns of proprietary code being mixed into the open source Elasticsearch project. Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

Jan 9, 2019 |

Building data applications on public clouds like Amazon Web Services is a no brainer for many organizations these days. The tools for ingesting, storing, and processing data in the cloud are rapidly maturing, and best of all, they’re largely pre-integrated, which saves data scientists and engineers time and money. Read more…

As Cloud Grows, Is Resistance to AWS Futile?

Jan 8, 2019 |

If you’re looking to build a big data application in 2019, it would be foolish not to check out what Amazon Web Services can offer. Whether you’re looking for Hadoop-style processing, graph and time-series databases, or training a neural network, the company has what you need. Read more…

The Smart Object Ecosystem Is The New AI Workbench

Dec 10, 2018 |

AI is becoming so interwoven into the physical world that it’s less and less of a surprise when some inanimate object spontaneously interacts with us as if it had a mind of its own. Read more…

Cloudera Gives a Peek at Future ML Platform

Dec 5, 2018 |

Cloudera continued its evolution away from Hadoop today by announcing a technical preview for Cloudera Machine Learning, its new data science and data engineering platform that’s based on Kubernetes, which enables it to run in the cloud and on premise. Read more…

AWS Launches Time-Series Database

Nov 29, 2018 |

AWS threw its hat into the nascent ring for time-series databases yesterday with the launch of AWS TimeStream, a managed time-series database that AWS says can handle trillions of events per day. Read more…

AWS To Build You a Data Lake in ‘A Few Clicks’

Nov 29, 2018 |

AWS yesterday announced Lake Formation, a new service that it says will let users build their own data lake on S3 — complete with the requisite provisions for security, access control, data transformation, and cataloging — Read more…

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