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Governance, Privacy, and Ethics at the Forefront of Data in 2021

Jan 21, 2021 |

As we continue to gear up 2021, it’s hard to envision the topics of data governance, privacy, and ethics not becoming more pressing topics for companies. While the rewards of using data are great, so too are the risks connected with abusing, losing, and misusing data, and those risks are becoming ever more clear. Read more…

Data Management Self Service is Key for Data Engineers–And Their Business

Jan 18, 2021 |

In a post-COVID-19 world, remote access has rapidly emerged as the new normal, for every organization. The shift to a remote-first world was already well underway. In fact, in 2019, 54% of U.S. Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouses and Cloud Data Lakes: There’s No Need to Choose

Jan 13, 2021 |

Particularly with the industry spotlight on Snowflake following its recent IPO, there’s no shortage of discussion right now around cloud data warehouses, cloud data lakes, and how the two overlap – or don’t. Read more…

2021 Prediction from the Edge and IoT

Jan 11, 2021 |

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been lurking on the edge of our networks and our consciousness for some time. With a substantial increase in bandwidth promised via 5G networks, the potential for businesses to seize a competitive advantage in 2021 is sizable. Read more…

The End of the Data Broker Model and the Rise of the Data Marketplace

Jan 7, 2021 |

Most commodity markets have evolved from traditional broker models to more transparent, efficient transactions with lower fees and higher impact for both buyers and sellers. Travel agents, stock brokers, and even real estate agents (to name just a few) have been either completely replaced or greatly disrupted by digital marketplaces. Read more…

Dremio Officially a ‘Unicorn’ As it Reaches $1B Valuation

Jan 6, 2021 |

The explosion of data lake analytics in the cloud has been good for Dremio, which today announced the completion of a $135-million Series D round. The company’s valuation has more than doubled in the past year to $1 billion, putting the company in rarified “unicorn” status. Read more…

Presto Poised for a Breakout Year as Data Explosion Continues

Jan 5, 2021 |

Presto, the federated SQL query engine developed at Facebook as a follow-on to Apache Hive, appears to be on the cusp of breaking out in a big way. That’s good news for customers who want to analyze a wide variety of data stored across on-prem and cloud locations, as well as vendors selling Presto software and services. Read more…

Social Cooling: Living in a Big Data Society

Dec 28, 2020 |

“Data is not the new gold, it is the new oil, and it damages the social environment,” stated Tijmen Schep. Strong words, indeed. But if you’ve been inundated with articles espousing all the wonders that Big Data brings over the last few years, then it’s high time for a wake-up call. Read more…

2020: A Big Data Year in Review

Dec 18, 2020 |

There are two weeks left in 2020, which means it’s time to exhale a bit and see where we’ve gone. It’s been a bumpy ride over the previous 50 weeks, for sure. Read more…

Why AI Is a Slam Dunk for the NBA

Dec 14, 2020 |

Thanks to the advent of player-tracking data in the NBA and the use of machine learning software running on powerful servers, we’re on the cusp of having some fouls called automatically in professional basketball. Read more…

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