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Cloud Migration Is a Boon to Operations. But It Creates a Perfect Storm of Data Challenges

As businesses prepare for the post-pandemic world, now is the best time to understand and modernize their data architectures. The new reality may not exactly go back to business as usual-- remote working, online presence Read more…

Three Takeaways from Jay Kreps’ Kafka Summit Keynote

We’re always interested in hearing what Apache Kafka co-creator Jay Kreps has to say, since he’s one of the smartest folks in distributed systems today. The Confluent CEO didn’t disappoint in delivering insight int Read more…

How Geospatial Data Drives Insight for Bloomberg Users

Stockbrokers and other Wall Street professionals who use Bloomberg terminals are always on the lookout for an edge. Increasingly, that edge is coming in the form of geospatial data that describes the movement of people a Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Don’t look now, but object stores – those vast repositories of data sitting behind an S3 API – are beginning to resemble databases. They’re obviously still separate categories today, but as the next-generation da Read more…

Apache Flink Powers Cloudera’s New Streaming Analytics Product

Cloudera today launched Cloudera Streaming Analytics (CSA), a new subset of the Cloudera DataFlow (CDF) platform that is based on the Apache Flink stream processing engine. The new software runs on existing Hadoop cluste Read more…

How Netflix Optimized Flink for Massive Scale on AWS

When it comes to streaming data, it's tough to find a company operating on a more massive scale than Netflix, which streams more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies --  per day. Netflix captures billions of pi Read more…

Real-Time Data: The Importance of Immediacy in Today’s Digital Economy

Today, we’re creating more data than the word has ever seen before. In fact, 90 percent of the world’s data has been created in the past two years. But more data doesn’t always mean more insight, which is why compa Read more…

Apache Kafka Gains Traction Among Enterprise Users

The embrace of stream processing and real-time data access is driving enterprise adoption of the Apache Kafka distributed messaging system, according to an industry survey released at a Kafka summit this week. Conflue Read more…

Warning: ‘Big Data Paralysis’ Ahead

As the Internet of Things and other platforms generate ever-expanding volumes of data, a new survey finds that 73 percent of respondents are facing "big data paralysis." The global survey by the U.S. branch of the Ger Read more…

Survey: Big Data is Disrupting Business as Usual

As an American admiral famously said during the Second World War, "I don't know what the hell 'logistics' is…but I want some of it!" The same could be said for the majority of nervous company's in a recent big data Read more…

LinkedIn Spinoff Confluent to Extend Kafka

The LinkedIn team that built the Apache Kafka real-time messaging service has left to form a new company called Confluent. The startup said it would offer a "real-time data platform" built around Apache Kafka. Along w Read more…

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