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The Data Nerds Have Won

Nov 11, 2019 |

The data is in and the results are clear: The data nerds have won. That’s the consensus emerging from Looker’s user conference in San Francisco this week, where hundreds of data professionals congregated to extend their winning streaks with data. Read more…

Sumo Logic Bolsters SIEM with JASK Play

Nov 4, 2019 |

Sumo Logic says it will be better positioned to protect clients from high volumes of security alerts in today’s “perimeter-less” world thanks to today’s acquisition of JASK Labs and its security information and event management (SIEM) software. Read more…

Databricks Snags $400M, Now Valued at $6.2B

Oct 22, 2019 |

Databricks, the commercial venture behind Apache Spark, has just completed a Series F round of funding worth $400 million. That brings the cloud analytics vendor’s valuation to more than $6 billion, more than twice what it was in January. Read more…

Simplifying the Big Data Lake Experiences in the Cloud

Oct 16, 2019 |

The cloud is a hot spot for big data lakes these days, thanks largely to the greater technological simplicity and lower upfront costs of getting started in the public cloud. Read more…

How Cloudera Is Battling Shadow IT with CDP

Oct 4, 2019 |

“Come use our analytics service in the cloud, but don’t tell your IT department. It’ll be our little secret.” The siren call of shadow IT has tempted many business units with promises of fast results. Read more…

Higher Abstractions, Lower Complexity in Kafka’s Future

Sep 30, 2019 |

Apache Kafka has established itself as a leader in streaming data. If you want to handle billions (or even trillions) of events per day, Kafka is a pretty good bet. Read more…

Back to Basics: Governance, Quality, Security Grab the Spotlight at Strata Data Conference

Sep 27, 2019 |

The Wild West days of big data may not be totally gone, but it sort of felt that way this week on the Strata Data Conference’s Expo floor. Yes, there were vendors hawking the latest machine learning technology, but there were an equal number of vendors targeting basic tasks around data management, such as finding it, cleaning it, governing it, and making sure it’s not going to get your company fined $1 billion or get your CIO fired. Read more…

Data Gone Wild: Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk

Sep 26, 2019 |

Data may be the new oil, serving as the digital feedstock for innumerable downstream products. But like oil, data also carries risks for those attempting to harness it. Could a Deepwater Horizon-style event be lurking in your digital future? Read more…

Cloudera Begins New Cloud Era with CDP Launch

Sep 24, 2019 |

Eleven years after its founding, Cloudera fulfilled its name in a big way today with the launch of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), its new flagship data platform that allows customers to securely manage and govern their data while deploying analytic and AI applications in a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) approach on the cloud. Read more…

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