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The Object (Store) of Your Desire

Oct 28, 2020 |

As the data explosion continues to reverberate across the land, organizations are turning to object storage systems to keep it tidy and organized. Public clouds run the biggest and most popular object stores, but there are plenty of other options available for folks who want to store their own data on-prem and avoid the cost and lock-in associated with public clouds. Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Oct 13, 2020 |

Quick: Name a company that made its name in the 1990s and 2000s by providing data integration tools for enterprise analytics running in on-prem data centers, but has since pivoted the cloud and was even named Snowflake’s partner of the year? Read more…

Five Ways Big Data Can Help HPC Operators Run More Efficiently in the Cloud

Sep 29, 2020 |

When most of us hear the term big data, we tend to think of things like social media platforms, seismic data, or weather modeling. An essential use of big data, however, is to analyze data from complex systems to make them more efficient. Read more…

Microsoft Launches Spatial Analytics, Other AI Services at Ignite

Sep 22, 2020 |

Microsoft rolled out an array of new AI services during its Ignite conference today, including Spatial Analysis, a new offering that uses computer vision algorithms to detect and count the number of people in a room. Read more…

WANdisco Drops In On the Hadoop Cloud Migration Party

Sep 18, 2020 |

Organizations that want to move their on-prem Hadoop cluster to the cloud may be interested in a new solution unveiled yesterday by WANdisco. Called LiveData Migrator, the software allows customers to move their Hadoop data to any public cloud without taking the cluster offline, and guaranteeing the data is up-to-date and accurate in both locations until the migration is complete. Read more…

Cloudian Pins Container Hopes on K8s Operator

Sep 1, 2020 |

Object storage systems like Amazon S3 are currently winning the big data storage battle, thanks to low costs and infinite capacities. But getting object stores to work with containerized applications isn’t always straightforward. Read more…

Planning an ETL Proof of Concept? Here Is What You Need to Consider

Aug 18, 2020 |

Picture this: You are trying to track the sentiment of your product using first-party customer data, social data, and social listening data to determine the success of a new feature. Read more…

COVID Brings Clarity to Emerging Tech Investments

Aug 13, 2020 |

The novel coronavirus is having a devastating impact on people, killing hundreds of thousands while sickening tens of millions more. The ban on in-person get-togethers has disrupted the lives of billions and cost trillions in lost business. Read more…

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

Aug 10, 2020 |

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-have technology for running machine learning and advanced analytics applications, among other workloads. Read more…

Big Data Apps Wasting Billions in the Cloud

Jul 29, 2020 |

Many organizations have shifted to a cloud-first mentality for deploying their big data applications. But without expending effort to optimize or tune these cloud apps, customers will waste billions of dollars’ worth of computing resources, according to a new report. Read more…

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