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Google Cloud Spanner Is Now Half the Cost of Amazon DynamoDB

Organizations across all industries are looking for ways to adopt AI-enabled tools and accelerate digital transformation. While the demand is rising rapidly, the budgets remain constrained. The data-hungry LLM technologi Read more…

Striim Bolsters Cloud Data Integration to Google

Two months after enhancing real-time data connections to Snowflake and Databricks, streaming data integration provider Striim today unveiled an improved, more secure connection to Google Cloud with the launch of Striim C Read more…

Google Cloud Levels Up Database Services with Cloud SQL Enterprise Plus

Google Cloud just unveiled a new edition of Cloud SQL, its enterprise-ready, fully managed database service for running MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server workloads. Cloud SQL Enterprise Plus, available for MySQL and P Read more…

Google Claims Its TPU v4 Outperforms Nvidia A100

A new scientific paper from Google details the performance of its Cloud TPU v4 supercomputing platform, claiming it provides exascale performance for machine learning with boosted efficiency. The authors of the resear Read more…

Partners Line Up for Google Cloud Ready for AlloyDB Designation

Google Cloud’s Data Cloud & AI Summit took place today, and the company announced new enhancements and partnerships surrounding its Postgres-compatible database, AlloyDB. AlloyDB is a fully managed PostgreSQL-co Read more…

Google Cloud’s 2023 Data and AI Trends Report Reveals a Changing Landscape

Google Cloud has released its 2023 Data and AI Trends Report that looks at 5 key trends surrounding data and AI strategies. The report notes that consumer demand, market conditions, and new AI and machine learning techno Read more…

Google Announces Open Source ML Compiler Project, OpenXLA

At its Next ‘22 event, Google Cloud announced the launch of an open source machine learning compiler ecosystem, OpenXLA. OpenXLA is a community-led and open source ecosystem of ML compiler and infrastructure project Read more…

Service Mesh Project Istio Announces Intent to Join CNCF

Open source service mesh project Istio has announced its intention to join the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as an incubating project. Google, IBM, and Lyft launched Istio v0.1 in May 2017, and according to the Is Read more…

Virta Health’s AI-Powered Coach Helps Patients Fight Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes afflicts tens of millions of Americans, with the disease inflicting severe impediments or even death on many — particularly in the wake of Covid, which is exacerbated by the condition. San Francisco-bas Read more…

Google Cloud Announces Vertex AI Tool for Demand Forecasting

In a blog post, Google Cloud has announced Vertex AI Forecast, a machine learning tool for advancing demand forecasting. The forecasting tool is an extension of Vertex AI, the managed machine learning platform aimed at h Read more…

Google Cloud Tackles Data Unification with New Offerings

Good data is hard to come by and has derailed more than one data initiative. But with a trio of product announcements at this week’s inaugural Data Cloud Summit--including the introductions of a data fabric called Data Read more…

Finding and Managing Super Analysts for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Super analysts are unique combinations of individuals who understand the business, technology, data, and statistics to get the best of all worlds. They can fit into any business function, turbocharge system projects, and Read more…

Air Force Expands Predictive Maintenance

The U.S. Air Force is expanding its embrace of predictive analytics tools to keep pace with maintenance demands for its huge fleet of fighters, bombers, tankers, transports and helicopters. There is no shortage of U.S Read more…

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

The Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there's plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball Read more…

Google Cloud Extends BigQuery to AWS, Azure

Google Cloud today announced BigQuery Omni, a new offering that allows BigQuery users to analyze data residing in Amazon Web Services and, soon, Microsoft Azure, in addition to data residing in Google Cloud. BigQuery Omni will provide a... Read more…

Google Cloud’s Dataproc Gets a GPU-Powered Spark Boost

Google Cloud’s Dataproc – its big data platform that allows users to run Apache Hadoop and Spark jobs – is getting a boost. Apache Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 have launched general availability, enhancing users’ data an Read more…

Cloudera Delivers Private Cloud Amid Public Speculation of Sale

Cloudera today announced that it has begun a limited tech preview for the on-premise version of its enterprise data lake, called Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Private Cloud, which is its first product to support Kubernete 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, Splunk Partner on Multi-Cloud Data

As cloud vendors seek to reduce data movement as a way of preserving network bandwidth and computing resources, they are also promoting greater cloud access to “holistic” data sets spawned by the increasing number 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…

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