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Architecting Your Data Lake for Flexibility

Oct 8, 2019 |

The terms ‘Big Data’ and ‘Hadoop’ have come to be almost synonymous in today’s world of business intelligence and analytics. The promise of easy access to large volumes of heterogeneous data, at low cost compared to traditional data warehousing platforms, has led many organizations to dip their toe in the water of a Hadoop data lake. Read more…

Cockroach Labs Ready for Primetime with Scale-Out Database

Oct 7, 2019 |

Until recently, companies that need a distributed, ACID-compliant relational database to power global transactions didn’t have a lot of options. There was Google Spanner and not much else. But now a group distributed systems experts from Google says their new database, CockroachDB from Cockroach Labs, is ready for business. Read more…

Kafka Transforming Into ‘Event Streaming Database’

Oct 1, 2019 |

Don’t look now, but Kafka is transforming into a database. That’s the new direction the popular event streaming platform is headed, according to Confluent CEO Jay Kreps keynote this morning, in which he gave a glimpse into new KSQL’s new “pull” Read more…

Neo4j Gets Hooks Into Kafka

Oct 1, 2019 |

Today at the Kafka Summit, Neo4j unveiled a new product called Neo4j Streams that will make it easier to connect streaming data from Apache Kafka with the company’s graph database. Read more…

Accelerating AI: Enterprise-Wide Simplification and Deployment on the Horizon

Sep 30, 2019 |

Business use of AI grew 270% over the past four years, according to Gartner, while Deloitte says 62% of respondents to its corporate October 2018 report deployed some form of AI. Read more…

What to Expect at Strata This Week

Sep 23, 2019 |

We knew that big data was also fast. But what we didn’t fully grasp perhaps was just how fast the technology changes. This week’s Strata Data Conference is setting up to be a prime example of the punctuated equilibrium we’re currently experiencing. Read more…

Governing Consumer Data to Improve Quality and Enforce Privacy

Sep 23, 2019 |

Consumer data is at the center of today’s digital economy. Arguably, it has become the world’s most valuable resource. Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the world’s most valuable companies, thanks to the enormous clout and control that their consumer data gives them. Read more…

How LendingTree Sumo-Sized Its IT Monitoring

Sep 20, 2019 |

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 on its hands. Read more…

Facial Recognition in the Ethical Crosshairs

Sep 16, 2019 |

Facial recognition has become one of the most visible forms of AI, thanks to recent advances in deep learning and neural networks that have increased the accuracy to unprecedented levels. Read more…

How Sumo Logic Turns the Event Data Tsunami into Continuous Intelligence

Sep 12, 2019 |

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 that goes on. Read more…

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