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Akka Cloud Platform Now on AWS

Feb 23, 2021 |

Java and Scala developers who want an easier way to build distributed applications without all the muss and fuss of synchronizing locks and managing state will be interested to learn that Lightbend is now making its Akka Cloud Platform available on the AWS cloud. Read more…

AWS Bolsters Its Lakehouse

Dec 7, 2020 |

Amazon Web Services wants you to create data silos to ensure you get the best performance when processing data. AWS also wants to help unify your data to ensure that insights don’t fall between the cracks. Read more…

AWS Bolsters SageMaker with Data Prep, a Feature Store, and Pipelines

Dec 1, 2020 |

Organizations that are using Amazon SageMaker to build machine learning models got a few new features to play with Tuesday, including options for data preparation, building ML pipelines, and a feature store. 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…

WANdisco Drops In On the Hadoop Cloud Migration Party

Sep 18, 2020 |

Organizations that want to move their on-prem Hadoop cluster to the cloud may be interested in a new solution unveiled yesterday by WANdisco. Called LiveData Migrator, the software allows customers to move their Hadoop data to any public cloud without taking the cluster offline, and guaranteeing the data is up-to-date and accurate in both locations until the migration is complete. Read more…

Rethinking Log Analytics at Cloud Scale

Aug 19, 2020 |

Log analytics is soaring in popularity, and Elasticsearch has captured a lot of that growth. But running a performant Elasticsearch cluster at scale is notoriously difficult. Now a company called ChaosSearch is touting a unique approach to the scalability problem, which uses indexing and query optimization to effectively turn S3 into database that can feed huge amounts of data to upstream systems at a fraction of the cost. Read more…

Confluent Goes ‘Infinite’ with Kafka Cloud Storage

Jul 1, 2020 |

Companies that want to store oodles of event data in Kafka but don’t want to pay oodles of dollars may be interested in the new “infinite storage” option unveiled today by Confluent. Read more…

Cloudera Delivers Private Cloud Amid Public Speculation of Sale

Jun 11, 2020 |

Cloudera today announced that it has begun a limited tech preview for the on-premise version of its enterprise data lake, called Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Private Cloud, which is its first product to support Kubernetes outside of a public cloud environment. Read more…

Scylla Looks Beyond Cassandra to Challenge DynamoDB

May 7, 2020 |

NoSQL database vendor Scylla continues to target Apache Cassandra workloads with its latest open source release promoted as moving beyond “feature parity” with Cassandra while offering a “drop-in” alternative to Amazon’s Dynamo DB. Read more…

The Big Cloud Data Boom Gets Even Bigger, Thanks to COVID-19

May 7, 2020 |

Public clouds were gaining momentum before COVID-19. Now, nearly eight weeks into the pandemic and associated shutdown of work and play, clouds are gaining even more ground as companies scramble to virtualize as much of their operations as possible, including data storage and analytics workloads. Read more…

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