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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…

Google, Splunk Partner on Multi-Cloud Data

May 5, 2020 |

As cloud vendors seek to reduce data movement as a way of preserving network bandwidth and computing resources, they are also promoting greater cloud access to “holistic” data sets spawned by the increasing number of hybrid deployments. Read more…

AWS Announces Support for PyTorch with Amazon Elastic Inference

Mar 23, 2020 |

AWS has announced that the Amazon Elastic Inference is now compatible with PyTorch models. PyTorch, which AWS describes as a “popular deep learning framework that uses dynamic computational graphs,” is a piece of free, open-source software developed largely by Facebook’s AI Research Lab (FAIR) that allows developers to more easily apply Python code for deep learning. Read more…

Open Raven, a New Enterprise Data Security Platform, Emerges from Stealth

Feb 14, 2020 |

The enterprise data security space has a new player. Yesterday, Open Raven emerged from stealth, promising a “modern data security platform that brings visibility and control to enterprise data protection.” 

At launch, the Open Raven Platform consists of the “Community Edition,” which allows users to conduct automated mapping of cloud and on-prem data stores and manage all their data from a single location: Read more…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. Read more…

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