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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…

Cloudera Begins New Cloud Era with CDP Launch

Eleven years after its founding, Cloudera fulfilled its name in a big way today with the launch of Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), its new flagship data platform that allows customers to securely manage and govern their da Read more…

Dremio Noses Into Cloud Lakes with Analytics Speedup

Most of today's big data action is occurring in the cloud, where companies are building massive data lakes atop object storage systems like AWS S3 and Microsoft ADLS. While object stores offer tremendous scalability, the Read more…

How Sumo Logic Turns the Event Data Tsunami into Continuous Intelligence

The ongoing explosion of event data can easily overwhelm your ability to make sense of it. Modern applications -- many containerized and running on the cloud -- generate huge streams of log data describing everything tha Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it's just better whe Read more…

Big Data Is Still Hard. Here’s Why

We're over a decade into the big data era that emerged from the tectonic collision of mobile, Web 2.0, and cloud forces. Bolstered by progress in machine learning, we stand at the cusp of a new AI era that promises even Read more…

Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World

Alluxio was conceived at Cal Berkeley's AMPLab as a virtualization layer that eliminates barriers between data silos, and allows users to access remote data as if it were local. With today's launch of Alluxio 2.0, the te Read more…

Celebrating Data Independence

Every company wants the independence to do what they wish with their data. That's one of the first assumptions underlying this whole big data movement. But depending on where and how a business stores its data -- such as Read more…

RavenDB Launches Managed Cloud Service

Organizations that want to run a NoSQL database in the cloud but don't want to worry about managing or tuning the database may want to check out RavenDB Cloud, a new database service unveiled today by RavenDB. RavenDB Read more…

Cloud Now Default Platform for Databases, Gartner Says

Deploying a database to the cloud? You're not alone, according to Gartner, which says rapid growth in cloud deployments of databases over the past two years have turned clouds into the default modality and relegated on-p Read more…

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