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Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?

Companies have been pushing the envelope of real-time analytics and what technology is capable of for many years. Along that vein, Rockset today claimed it has smashed through the barriers preventing customers from runni Read more…

Who’s Winning in Open Source Data Tech

Organizations understandably want the innovation that comes with using open source data management tech, but how do you know when it’s too green for adoption? A new survey from OpenLogic seeks the opinions of the masse Read more…

Intimidated by Kafka? Check Out Confluent’s New Developer Site

If you’re new to Kafka and developing event streaming platforms, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This is an entirely different architecture than what most developers are used to, after all. But that fear should be only Read more…

Confluent Raises More Than $800M in IPO

Confluent, the company behind Apache Kafka, can now count a successful IPO among its accomplishments, with more than $820 million in shares sold since debuting on the stock market last week. Confluent, which trades on Read more…

Future Proofing Data Pipelines

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. However, as Read more…

Who’s Winning the Cloud Database War

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 thei Read more…

Materialize, SQL Database Startup, Raises Cash

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 Read more…

Algorithmia, Datadog Team on MLOps

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 la Read more…

Data Lakes Are Legacy Tech, Fivetran CEO Says

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 Read more…

The Past and Future of In-Memory Computing

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 Read more…

Aerospike Gives Legacy Infrastructure a Real-Time Boost

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 compati 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…

Running Kafka on Kubernetes the Easy Way

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.  Buil Read more…

Pepperdata Adds Kafka Monitoring to Tune Queries

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 hyb Read more…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka and Analytics Part 3: Effective Planning for Data Streaming Improves Data Analytics

Data stream processing is defined as a system performing transformations for creating analytics on data inside a stream. In Part 1 of this series, we defined data streaming to provide an understanding of its importance. Read more…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka and Analytics, Part 2: Going Beyond Pure Streaming

Data transaction streaming is managed through many platforms, with one of the most common being Apache Kafka. In our first article in this data streaming series, we delved into the definition of data transaction and stre Read more…

Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka, and Analytics Part One: Data Streaming 101

The terms “real-time data” and “streaming data” are the latest catch phrases being bandied about by almost every data vendor and company. Everyone wants the world to know that they have access to and are using th Read more…

Top 12 Datanami Stories of 2019

2019 was an eventful year in the big data space, with enough intersecting story lines to keep a big data watcher enmeshed for hours – if not days -- on end. We did our best to trace the story lines out for you, dear re Read more…

Confluent Reveals ksqlDB, a Streaming Database Built on Kafka

Confluent narrowed the distance separating Kafka-esque stream data processing and traditional database technology with today’s unveiling of ksqlDB, a new database built atop Kafka that the company intends to be the fut Read more…

Kafka Transforming Into ‘Event Streaming Database’

Don't look now, but Kafka is transforming into a database. That's the new direction the popular event streaming platform is headed, according to Confluent CEO Jay Kreps keynote this morning, in which he gave a glimpse in Read more…

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