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Cloud Data Warehousing: Understanding Your Options

Apr 1, 2021 |

Cloud data warehouses have emerged as the go-to repositories for amassing huge amounts of data and running advanced analytics and AI upon it. This is great news for customers, who no longer must worry about provisioning enough storage and compute infrastructure to handle surges in workloads. Read more…

AWS Tackles Real-Time Data Transformation with S3 Object Lambda

Mar 18, 2021 |

Cloud object stores like S3 have become the default storage repository for many companies. But operational challenges arise when one tries to use a single object store as a universal repository for multiple applications, each of which has its own specific data requirements. Read more…

Informatica Accelerates DataOps with Spark, GPUs

Mar 15, 2021 |

Informatica today announced that customers can see up to a 5x performance boost for ETL and data management workloads when they run them under its new cloud-based data integration engine that’s powered by Apache Spark and Nvidia GPUs. Read more…

Microsoft Extends Cassandra Rings with NoSQL Database Preview

Mar 2, 2021 |

Microsoft today announced the public preview of a new Cassandra database service for Azure Cosmos DB. The service, called Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra, extends previous work that Microsoft did with Cassandra, and will enable customers to build new Cassandra databases and to build hybrid setups that extend existing Cassandra database rings to Microsoft’s service running in the Azure cloud. Read more…

Apache Flink Gets More Stateful

Apr 7, 2020 |

An updated application programming interface for building and orchestrating stateful applications, so-called because such programs retain client data from one session to the next, is also the first event-driven database built on the popular Apache Flink stream processing engine. Read more…

Serverless SQL Engine Targets Cloud Analytics

Jun 13, 2019 |

Qubole Inc., the cloud analytics vendor, has added a serverless engine to its platform aimed at simplifying complex tasks like creating data pipelines and server clusters used to scale analytics workloads in the cloud. Read more…

How Dark Data, DevOps, and IT Complexity Are Hurting Security

May 23, 2019 |

Despite the lip service paid to being “data-driven,” the average organization fails to collect or process more than half of the data it generates, according to a new report from Splunk. Read more…

Kafka in the Cloud: Who Needs Clusters Anyway?

May 13, 2019 |

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. Read more…

Rockset Cranks Up Serverless Analytics Engine

Mar 20, 2019 |

Cloud-based serverless data preparation tools are gaining traction among data analysts seeking to move beyond traditional approaches to organizing low-quality but potentially valuable data. That approach promises to provide data scientists with an alternative to standard ETL routines developed to plumb data warehouses. Read more…

Trifacta Cashing In On Cloud Analytics

Feb 6, 2018 |

Reflecting the booming market for data preparation technologies, many centering on emerging serverless tools, market leader Trifacta recently announced a $48 million funding round. Among the new investors is Google, which recently unveiled a managed data wrangling service developed in collaboration with Trifacta. Read more…

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