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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…

He Couldn’t Beat Teradata. Now He’s Its CEO

When Steve McMillan worked in IBM Global Services, he oversaw the outsourcing of nearly every major piece of a large global financial services firm’s IT stack with Big Blue products. But there was one component that he Read more…

Cockroach Labs Is the Latest Data Unicorn

Cockroach Labs develops a distributed SQL database that’s designed to survive the type of disasters that would kill everything but the lowly cockroach. That work has now garnered it the title of unicorn, as the company Read more…

Building a Cost-Effective, High-Performing BI Ecosystem on the Cloud

The shift from on-premise environments to the cloud is happening at a tremendous pace. However, once enterprises move their data to the cloud and make it available to their business users, they face several challenges, s Read more…

Cloud Is the New Center of Gravity for Data Warehousing

The great migration of data into the cloud didn’t start in 2020, but it certainly accelerated throughout the year. And according to a new survey from IDG, the overwhelming majority of companies are planning to expand t Read more…

Presto Poised for a Breakout Year as Data Explosion Continues

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 d Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will cont Read more…

2020: A Big Data Year in Review

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. But big strides have also been made for those pursuing Read more…

Building a Cost-Effective, High-Performing BI Ecosystem on the Cloud

The shift from on-premise environments to the cloud is happening at a tremendous pace. However, once enterprises move their data to the cloud and make it available to their business users, they face several challenges, s Read more…

Who’s Winning the Cloud Database War

Three-quarters of all databases will be deployed or migrated to the cloud within two years, Gartner said today in its much-anticipated report on cloud database management systems. The big cloud companies are winning thei Read more…

Is DMaaS the Answer to Your Data Problems?

Data management as a service (DMaaS) is an emerging practice whereby a range of data-based services--including file and object serving, governance, security, backup/recovery, archiving, and dev/test provisioning--are del Read more…

Building a Cost-Effective, High-Performing BI Ecosystem on the Cloud

The shift from on-premise environments to the cloud is happening at a tremendous pace. However, once enterprises move their data to the cloud and make it available to their business users, they face several challenges, s Read more…

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