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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…

Hazelcast Platform to Bring Historical, Real-Time Data Together

Hazelcast is best known as a developer of in-memory data grid (IMDB) technology, a RAM-loving layer for speeding up operational applications. But with the Hazelcast Platform launch currently slated for September, the San 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…

DataStax Taps Pulsar for Streaming Data Platform

DataStax today unveiled Astra Streaming, a new event streaming platform based on Apache Pulsar, a publish and subscribe (pub-sub) data platform that competes with Apache Kafka. Astra Streaming is pre-integrated in the cl 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…

With Integration Complete, Cloudera Re-Launches SQL Stream Builder

In October, Cloudera acquired Eventador, which developed a SQL-based streaming data analysis solution based on Apache Flink. With the work to integrate that product with the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) complete, the com Read more…

How Jumping into Data Lake Automation Can Help Enterprises Ride the Wave

According to Gartner, over 90% of deployed data lakes will become useless as they are overwhelmed with information assets captured for uncertain use cases. This is indeed, an alarming situation. While companies are spend 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…

Free Apache Pulsar Cloud Offered by StreamNative

StreamNative, which launched a cloud-based version of Apache Pulsar two months ago, today announced that it’s now offering a free entry-level version of Pulsar in the cloud. Apache Pulsar is the open source publish- Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics. For example, Swarm64 is aimin 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…

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 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 Four Features in Confluent Platform 5.4

Apache Kafka sits at the heart of the Confluent Platform, but the platform is much more than just Kafka. And with today’s launch of Confluent Platform version 5.4. the system gets more features demanded by enterprises, 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…

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…

Cassandra, Kafka Help Scale Anomaly Detection

The scaling of open-source platforms continues apace with the demonstration of an anomaly detection application capable of processing tens of billions of events per day using Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka running on 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…

Streaming Data App Builder Goes Open Source

Swim.ai, promoters of an agile approach to data collection and analysis either in the cloud or at the network edge, has released an open-source version of its platform for building real-time, distributed applications. Read more…

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