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Future Proofing Data Pipelines

Apr 28, 2021 |

Data pipelines are critical structures for moving data from its source to a destination. For decades, companies have used data pipelines to move information, such as from transactional with analytic systems. Read more…

Who’s Winning the Cloud Database War

Dec 2, 2020 |

Three-quarters of all databases will be deployed or migrated to the cloud within two years, Gartner said today in its much-anticipated report on cloud database management systems. The big cloud companies are winning their share of battles, but there’s plenty of market share available for smaller and nimbler database providers too. Read more…

Materialize, SQL Database Startup, Raises Cash

Nov 30, 2020 |

Streaming data continues to enter the mainstream, its further adoption hindered primarily by the inability to run complex queries on multiple streams of data along with other engineering tradeoffs.

Startups seeking to make it easier to run those queries on streaming platforms without current tradeoffs are attracting financial backing as standard SQL frameworks emerge. Read more…

Algorithmia, Datadog Team on MLOps

Nov 5, 2020 |

Tools continue to be introduced to allow machine learning developers to monitor model and application performance as well as anomalies like model and data drift—a trend one market tracker dubs “ModelOps.”

The latest comes from Algorithmia, which this week launched an enterprise platform for monitoring machine learning model performance. Read more…

Data Lakes Are Legacy Tech, Fivetran CEO Says

Nov 5, 2020 |

By some accounts, data lakes appear poised to supplant data warehouses as the center of gravity of modern analytics systems, particularly with today’s sophisticated data virtualization capabilities. But with the advent of cloud data warehouses that separate compute and storage, companies should take a hard look at their data lakes. Read more…

The Past and Future of In-Memory Computing

Oct 26, 2020 |

When Nikita Ivanov co-founded GridGain Systems back in 2005, he envisioned in-memory computing going mainstream and becoming a massive category unto itself within a few years. That obviously didn’t pan out, but on the eve of the In-Memory Computing Summit 2020 taking place later this week, the GridGain CTO is still bullish on the future in-memory computing, particularly for powering stream processing. Read more…

Aerospike Gives Legacy Infrastructure a Real-Time Boost

Sep 15, 2020 |

A database connector upgrade released this week by Aerospike Inc. links open source frameworks like Apache Spark data streaming to existing enterprise data infrastructure.

Among the goals is providing backward compatibility with mainframes and other relational data stores that are currently unable to handle data analytics and machine learning workloads. Read more…

Cloudera Delivers Private Cloud Amid Public Speculation of Sale

Jun 11, 2020 |

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 Kubernetes outside of a public cloud environment. Read more…

Running Kafka on Kubernetes the Easy Way

May 18, 2020 |

Kubernetes is one of the most popular open source container orchestrators and management APIs. It’s one of the emerging platforms that enables companies to run and manage containerized applications globally.  Read more…

Pepperdata Adds Kafka Monitoring to Tune Queries

Apr 15, 2020 |

A new tool for tracking data analytics performance adds monitoring capabilities based on the Apache Kafka streaming data platform. The combination aims to provide better visibility across analytics stacks deployed in hybrid configurations. Read more…

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