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Hydrolix Puts Big Log Data In Its Place: The Cloud

A startup named Hydrolix has arrived on the big data scene to give providers of log data storage and analytics solutions a run for their money. Its secret sauce: a distributed system designed to store, index, and query h Read more…

Hiring Outlook Bright for Data and Open Source Pros

While the future is uncertain for many types of jobs, folks in the tech business can rest easy knowing there is substantial demand for their services, particularly for data engineers, which was the focus of a new study f Read more…

Logistics Operators Look to Data, Technology for Advantage

Things are bit of a mess when it comes to logistics at the moment. We’re still feeling the ripple effects from the COVID-induced economic shutdown in early 2020, and a critical worker shortage here in the United States Read more…

The Flow of Data: What Internal Workflows Look Like for the Media and Entertainment Industries

To say that creative organisations will revert back to operating in the exact same ways they once did prior to the Covid-19 pandemic is a very unlikely statement. In the past year, fully cloud-based operations and hybrid Read more…

Cloud Migration Is a Boon to Operations. But It Creates a Perfect Storm of Data Challenges

As businesses prepare for the post-pandemic world, now is the best time to understand and modernize their data architectures. The new reality may not exactly go back to business as usual-- remote working, online presence Read more…

Consumer Analytics Using NLP and AI in the HPC Cloud

Customers and shoppers have benefited greatly from advances in Internet connectivity in recent years. Rapidly growing e-commerce firms have yielded actual big data as a result of these developments. The enormous populari Read more…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

Cost Overruns and Misgovernance: Two Threats to Your Cloud Data Journey

So you’re moving data into the cloud. That’s great! After all, cloud compute and storage can supercharge your organizations’ digital strategy. But you should also be aware of new challenges that you will face, incl Read more…

Teradata: We’ve Outsourced Some Hardware Support for Years

Teradata has outsourced technical support for its on-prem data warehouses to IBM, according to a report in The Register today. Teradata neither confirmed nor denied the report, but told Datanami that it has outsourced "e Read more…

Qumulo Debuts QaaS, a File Lake on the Azure Cloud

Organizations that want to store large amounts of file data in the cloud and access them via NFS and SMB protocol may be interested in QaaS, a hosted version of its data lake for files--a file lake--running in the Micros Read more…

What’s Holding Us Back Now? ‘It’s the Data, Stupid’

The good news is the barrier to entry for data science has lowered dramatically in recent years, thanks to better data science software and cloud computing. The bad news is that getting ahead with big data requires--you Read more…

DBHawk Enjoys Growth in the Cloud

The cloud has become the default deployment option for databases in 2021, giving companies more ways to store their data. This cloud migration is proving to be a boon for DataSparc and its DBHawk tool, which lets users a Read more…

Alteryx Dips Analytics Tools Into Machine Learning Waters

Alteryx arguably is best known for its desktop-based, self-service analytics product, Designer, which is also regarded for its data blending and prep capabilities. Today at its Virtual Global Inspire conference, the comp Read more…

PlanetScale Unveils Distributed MySQL Database Service Based on Vitess

PlanetScale today took the wraps off its new database as a service based on Vitess, the horizontally distributed branch of MySQL that was developed at YouTube. Folks who have struggled with eventual consistency and schem Read more…

Drowning In a Data Lake? Gartner Analyst Offers a Life Preserver

Gartner this week convened its annual Data and Analytics Summit Americas conference, which was held online again due to the coronavirus pandemic. From the role of AI in data management to avoiding data lake failures, Gar Read more…

Performance, Complexity Dog K8S Growth

A new survey from Pepperdata shows that Kubernetes is doing what it was predicted to do: Becoming the de-facto standard for big data runtimes, such as Spark, Kafka, and Presto. However, customers are still having issues Read more…

MinIO Bolsters Enterprise Chops with K8s Integration

If you’re in the market for a modern, S3-compatible object storage system that works in multi- and hybrid-cloud environments, you may want to keep your eyes on MinIO, which today unveiled a trio of software updates tha Read more…

Cloud Data Warehousing: Understanding Your Options

Cloud data warehouses have emerged as the go-to repositories for amassing huge amounts of data and running advanced analytics and AI upon it. This is great news for customers, who no longer must worry about provisioning Read more…

The Chip Shortage Seems To Be Impacting AI Workloads in the Cloud

If you’re finding it harder to get access to GPUs in the cloud to train your AI model, you’re not alone. The combination of a global chip shortage and increased demand for AI model training may be leading to longer w Read more…

Data Salaries Get a COVID Bump

Data science and application development skills centered on AI, machine learning and cloud deployments remain in high demand, pushing salaries higher in a pandemic year that strained enterprise infrastructure. Accordi Read more…

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