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Where’s Your Data Now? Thoughts on World Backup Day

We’ll excuse you if you forgot that today is World Backup Day. You probably have a lot on your plate already. But we’d be remiss if we neglected to mark the occasion and discuss how companies can protect their most i Read more…

Dremio Preps for Growth with $70M in the Bank

In the midst of an unprecedented viral pandemic and the threat of a major economic recession, data middleman Dremio provided the rare bit of good news when it announced today that it raised $70 million in venture capital Read more…

Aerospike Adopts Cloud Native Standards with Cloud Offering

Organizations that want the benefit of a high-performance NoSQL database but don’t want to spend a lot of time managing it may want to check out the new Aerospike Cloud, which features a Kubernetes operator and other c Read more…

Alluxio Claims 5X Query Speedup by Optimization Data for Compute

Ever since Alluxio emerged from the AMPLab, its focus as a data orchestration layer has been to grease the wheels for data initiatives by making remotely stored data appear to be stored locally. Today the company took it Read more…

HPE Ships Container Platform, Including Kubernetes and MapR File System

HPE today announced the general availability of the HPE Container Platform, its new Kubernetes-based offering for running applications in cloud-native Docker containers. The offering is fundamentally based on technology Read more…

Oracle Sees AI Advancing Finance, Supply Chains

Corporate finance and IT departments along with supply chain managers are the largest benefactors of AI technology, according to an emerging technologies study released this week by Oracle. Separately, Oracle (NYSE: O Read more…

Make Your Own AI

Artificial intelligence is slated to have a profound impact on the future of business. We’re seeing evidence of that every day. But the manner in which AI will change business is not always straightforward. H2O.ai CEO Read more…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. The cloud will change quickly this yea Read more…

DARPA Floats an ‘Ocean of Things’

The Pentagon’s top research agency is pushing the notion of a data lake to new depths with an oceanic network of floating sensors that would provide the raw data for analytics, including everything from sea state and w Read more…

2020 AI Trends for the Enterprise

In looking back at how far we’ve come in the last decade, from BI to predictive analytics to AI, one thing is for sure: 2020 will undoubtedly hold even more rapid development in the field of data science and machine le Read more…

Google Launches Transfer Service for On-Prem Data

Google today unveiled a new service for uploading data from customer’s on-premise data centers into the Google Cloud. The new offering is aimed at removing the technical complexity inherent with moving petabyte’s wor Read more…

The Data Nerds Have Won

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 Read more…

Sumo Logic Bolsters SIEM with JASK Play

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 man Read more…

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

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 Read more…

Simplifying the Big Data Lake Experiences in the Cloud

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. But as organizations grow their cloud data lak Read more…

How Cloudera Is Battling Shadow IT with CDP

"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. But it's also exace Read more…

Higher Abstractions, Lower Complexity in Kafka’s Future

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. But for all its powerful abstractions for managing big Read more…

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

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 Read more…

Data Gone Wild: Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk

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 Read more…

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