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Can Yugabyte Modernize the Database Layer? Bill Cook Thinks So

It’s a conundrum that many database startups have yet to solve: Why does Oracle continue to dominate the space if its relational database is so out of step with the times? The software vendor that cracks the code will Read more…

SAP Aims to Simplify Data Analytics in the Cloud

SAP is no stranger to complexity. German engineers have certain expectations to uphold, after all. But with the latest release of HANA and related analytics services in the cloud, the storied enterprise software firm has Read more…

Blurred Lines: SAS and Microsoft To Go Deep in Analytics Partnership

The lines separating SAS and Microsoft analytics and AI software will blur as part of a major strategic expansion between the two companies announced today that will see Azure become the preferred cloud for SAS and techn Read more…

The Big Cloud Data Boom Gets Even Bigger, Thanks to COVID-19

Public clouds were gaining momentum before COVID-19. Now, nearly eight weeks into the pandemic and associated shutdown of work and play, clouds are gaining even more ground as companies scramble to virtualize as much of Read more…

Google Enters Data Catalog Business, Updates BigQuery

Google today rolled out a data catalog that will eventually give customers visibility into all of their data assets in the Google Cloud and beyond. It also bolstered BigQuery with support for materialized views and a new Read more…

Cloud GPUs Aimed at Data Scientists

Core Scientific, an AI and cloud infrastructure vendor, is teaming with GPU-accelerated analytics specialist SQream Technologies to deliver what the partners tout as a “GPU Cloud for Data Scientists.” The goal of Read more…

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…

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