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Cloudera CEO: Enterprise Data Cloud Vision Nearly Complete

The hard work may be paying off for Cloudera, the embattled former Hadoop distributor that’s been pivoting to an enterprise data cloud strategy for the past year-and-a-half. With the delivery of an on-prem version of i 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…

Multi-Cloud Driving Database Monitoring Services

The steady shift of databases to multiple clouds has created a niche market for SQL database monitoring tools used to track the performance of those enterprise platforms increasingly running in hybrid configurations. Read more…

Cloudian Pins Container Hopes on K8s Operator

Object storage systems like Amazon S3 are currently winning the big data storage battle, thanks to low costs and infinite capacities. But getting object stores to work with containerized applications isn’t always strai Read more…

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-h Read more…

Confluent Goes ‘Infinite’ with Kafka Cloud Storage

Companies that want to store oodles of event data in Kafka but don’t want to pay oodles of dollars may be interested in the new “infinite storage” option unveiled today by Confluent. The Kafka company says the new Read more…

SAP Aims to Simplify Data Analytics in the Cloud

SAP is no stranger to complexity. German engineers have certain expectations to uphold, after all. But with the latest release of HANA and related analytics services in the cloud, the storied enterprise software firm has Read more…

Rob Bearden Returns to Lead Cloudera’s Second Act

When Cloudera ran into trouble last June following poor financial results, the board jettisoned senior leadership, including CEO Tom Reilly and Mike Olson, its chief strategy officer. Those moves would open up a path for Read more…

Cloud Looms Large for Big Data in 2020

If you’re involved with big data in 2020, then it will be hard to avoid the cloud, which has become the de-facto standard platform for storing and processing vast amounts of data. The cloud will change quickly this yea 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…

Kafka in the Cloud: Who Needs Clusters Anyway?

Confluent is reimagining what it means to run Kafka in the cloud, and is jettisoning the notion that clusters are even necessary to get started with the real-time streaming data technology. Confluent today announced t Read more…

Cloudera Unveils CDP, Talks Up ‘Enterprise Data Cloud’

Cloudera today shed more light on its strategy to develop a unified flagship offering called Cloudera Data Platform, which is core to its emerging "enterprise data cloud" strategy. It also announced plans to maintain exi Read more…

Confluent Moves Kafka to the Cloud

As adoption of the Apache Kafka accelerates, the company behind the data pipeline is rolling a cloud service designed to boost "developer velocity" while IT operations are handled in the background. Confluent said Mon Read more…

Seeking Ideal Clouds for ML Workloads

As machine learning increasingly works its way into the world, technologists must find ways to integrate the new applications and incorporate the new workloads with existing systems. Many agree that the cloud is a good p Read more…

Oracle Extends Buying Spree With Opower Deal

Oracle extended its reach into the industrial and analytics sectors this week with the acquisition of Opower, an energy analytics company and provider of cloud services to utilities in a deal worth about $532 million. Read more…

Red Hat Releases Storage Plug-in to the Apache Wild

Big data may be the killer app for clouds, said Red Hat today, announcing their intention to seamlessly shepherd their considerable installed user base into a new era of computing. Read more…

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