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Dogged Determination: How Trupanion Pulled AI Across the Finish Line

David Jaw had reason to be excited. As a data scientist at Trupanion, Jaw had just put the finishing touches on the prototype of a machine learning model that could replicate the actions of a human claims adjuster with a Read more…

How LendingTree Sumo-Sized Its IT Monitoring

As an online lending marketplace, LendingTree is totally dependent on the Internet. So when one of the servers that funnels sales leads into the company went down a couple of years ago, the company had a serious problem Read more…

Database, Data Management Upgrades Keep Coming

Data analytics and database vendors vendor continue to churn out new versions of their platforms that integrate new features like cloud-native functionality and more granular views of structured and unstructured data. Th Read more…

How Sumo Logic Turns the Event Data Tsunami into Continuous Intelligence

The ongoing explosion of event data can easily overwhelm your ability to make sense of it. Modern applications -- many containerized and running on the cloud -- generate huge streams of log data describing everything tha Read more…

AWS Debuts PartiQL for Query Agnosticism

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 q Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

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 whe Read more…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

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 dat Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

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 -- such as Read more…

RavenDB Launches Managed Cloud Service

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. RavenDB Read more…

Cloud Now Default Platform for Databases, Gartner Says

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-p Read more…

DataStax Unveils Constellation, Its Cassandra Cloud Platform

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 Read more…

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

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 a Read more…

Cloud Analytics Proving Costly for Some

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 c Read more…

War Unfolding for Control of Elasticsearch

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 pro Read more…

Build on the AWS Cloud with Your Eyes Wide Open

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 Read more…

As Cloud Grows, Is Resistance to AWS Futile?

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 Read more…

The Smart Object Ecosystem Is The New AI Workbench

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. Autonomous operation is AI-driven Read more…

Cloudera Gives a Peek at Future ML Platform

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 Read more…

AWS Launches Time-Series Database

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. Time-series databases Read more…

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

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 catalogin Read more…

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