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AWS Debuts PartiQL for Query Agnosticism

Aug 6, 2019 |

Amazon Web Services last week debuted partiQL, a new query language that’s agnostic to the type of database, format, or model that the underlying data is stored in. The language, which is based on SQL++, can be used to query data in relational databases as well as less structured systems, such as NoSQL databases and data lakes. Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Jul 31, 2019 |

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it’s just better when data is closer. Read more…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

Jul 30, 2019 |

A former AWS employee has been accused of accessing Capital One’s misconfigured S3 storage buckets and copying the data of about 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians to GitHub in the country’s latest massive data breach. Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Jul 3, 2019 |

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That’s one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data — Read more…

RavenDB Launches Managed Cloud Service

Jul 2, 2019 |

Organizations that want to run a NoSQL database in the cloud but don’t want to worry about managing or tuning the database may want to check out RavenDB Cloud, a new database service unveiled today by RavenDB. Read more…

Cloud Now Default Platform for Databases, Gartner Says

Jun 26, 2019 |

Deploying a database to the cloud? You’re not alone, according to Gartner, which says rapid growth in cloud deployments of databases over the past two years have turned clouds into the default modality and relegated on-premise database deployments to legacy status. Read more…

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…

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