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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…

The Data and AI Habits of Future-Ready Companies

The future is coming. Are you ready for it? According to Accenture, only 7% of organizations today have made the necessary investments in data science and AI to be considered “future-ready,” and they will reap enormo Read more…

Databricks Now on Google Cloud

Databricks customers can now run their big data applications on Google Cloud, the companies announced today. The move gives Databricks’ customers another public cloud option besides Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Servi Read more…

Matillion Rides Cloud ETL to $100 Million Round

Buoyed by 400 enterprise customers in the Snowflake data warehouse alone, ETL provider Matillion has been on a roll, with growth accelerating into the second half of 2020. With today’s $100 million Series D round, the Read more…

How Jumping into Data Lake Automation Can Help Enterprises Ride the Wave

According to Gartner, over 90% of deployed data lakes will become useless as they are overwhelmed with information assets captured for uncertain use cases. This is indeed, an alarming situation. While companies are spend Read more…

Teradata Rides Cloud Wave to Two-Year High

Teradata’s market capitalization has grown about $2 billion during the past two trading sessions and is trading near a two-year high thanks to better-than-expected financial results announced Thursday afternoon. The Sa Read more…

Cloud: The Big Data Budget-Buster

Think you’re going to save money by moving your big data apps to the cloud? Think again, according to a new survey from Pepperdata, which found that about a third of companies are exceeding their cloud budgets by 20% t Read more…

Esri Boosts ‘Velocity” of ArcGIS for IoT

Esri, the location intelligence and geospatial analytics specialist, is accelerating its Internet of Things analytics platform as more industries integrate geospatial sensor data and real-time analytics into their operat Read more…

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