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CDO Stature Rises, But Data Strategies Fall Short

The role of chief data officers (CDO) is expanding as companies look to unlock value in their vast stores of customer and other data, Still, many CDOs still face a misalignment between goals and priorities, a new vendor Read more…

5 Key Differences Between a Data Lake vs Data Warehouse

A data lake is not a direct replacement for a data warehouse; they are supplemental technologies that serve different use cases with some overlap. Most organizations that have a data lake will also have a data warehouse. Read more…

Hitachi Vantara Buys Cataloger Waterline Data

Hitachi Vantara is acquiring data catalog startup Waterline Data as the U.S. subsidiary of the Japanese industrial giant seeks to meet growing demand for automation frameworks for data lake management via its AI-driven D Read more…

Microsoft Adds Cloud Migration Tools

Microsoft made another move last week to enable customers to shift more data to the cloud with its acquisition of Mover, a cloud file migration specialist. Edmonton-based Mover’s platform is designed to streamline t Read more…

Data Lakes Get Structured

The explosion of unstructured and partially structured data has made traditional data lakes harder to manage. Adding to the challenge are “brittle” data pipelines that are time-consuming to create as well as ephemera Read more…

Probing Data’s Middle Ground

The rise of data lakes has in the process of consolidating data exposed a gap between databases, files and other data repositories and the ability to view, analyze and leverage those data. Targeting that middle ground Read more…

Big Data Challenges of Industry 4.0

The original Industrial Revolution, which straddled the second half of the 18th century and the first half of the 19th century, transformed the world as mechanized, engine-powered production processes and tools replaced Read more…

Rockset Cranks Up Serverless Analytics Engine

Cloud-based serverless data preparation tools are gaining traction among data analysts seeking to move beyond traditional approaches to organizing low-quality but potentially valuable data. That approach promises to prov Read more…

Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

Visual analytics vendor Arcadia Data continues to extend big data search capabilities with AI-driven business intelligence tools that also allow for natural language queries, a capability intended to extend the use of BI Read more…

Four Ways Automation Can Rescue Your Data Lake

Ask Gartner Research and you’ll find that as of late 2017, 60% of big data projects failed to survive the pilot phase and only 17% of Hadoop deployments went on to the production phase. However, it’s often not due to Read more…

In-Data-Lake BI Is the Next Frontier for Business Intelligence

Remember the days before the relational database? Neither do I, so I have no idea how painful it was to keep track of data back then. But even after relational databases became more mainstream, data was still mostly abou Read more…

Hitachi Ups Game for Managing Unstructured Data

Most enterprise data go unused, and according to some studies very little unstructured data in the form of text, audio and video makes its way into the hands of data analysts. Hence, data integrators see an opportunit Read more…

Transforming ‘Data Swamps’ into Data Lakes

Data lakes and the growing number of analytics tools emerging to access their contents are expanding the universe of business users able to reap insights via what a new survey calls “point-and-click” accessibility. Read more…

Hortonworks Upgrades Data Plane Service

The data management market continues to explode, reflecting the growing demand for automated services that can help companies access soaring data volumes spread across datacenters and cloud repositories. With that in Read more…

Data Lakes Crest In Drive to Boost Quality

As more data moves to the cloud, the composition of data lakes is shifting to new sources such as NoSQL databases while cloud data repositories emerge amid hybrid deployments, according to a big data survey. The year- Read more…

Data Catalogs Scale in the Cloud

Data cataloging software for Hadoop and other big data systems emerged as a hot item at last year's Strata + Hadoop World Expo. Among the proponents of data cataloging, which is designed to help classify and organize Read more…

Databricks Puts ‘Delta’ at the Confluence of Lakes, Streams, and Warehouses

Databricks today launched a new managed cloud offering called Delta that seeks to combine the advantages of MPP data warehouses, Hadoop data lakes, and streaming data analytics in a unifying platform designed to let user Read more…

AtScale Revs ‘Universal Layer’ to Keep Data ‘Big’

Keeping the "big" in big data is the mission of a four-year-old startup launched by Hadoop and business intelligence veterans with the aim of bridging the gap between users, their favorite tools and underlying Hadoop dat Read more…

Datameer’s Tool Seeks to Boost Data Lake Adoption

As big data set keeps getting bigger, vendors are pitching different approaches for exploring it faster and at scale with the goal of delivering real-time analytics. Among the frameworks being unveiled at this week's Read more…

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