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Three Takeaways from Jay Kreps’ Kafka Summit Keynote

May 12, 2021 |

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 into the state of real time data and computer architectures at the Kafka Summit today. Read more…

With Integration Complete, Cloudera Re-Launches SQL Stream Builder

Mar 29, 2021 |

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 company today re-launched it as Cloudera SQL Stream Builder. Read more…

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

Feb 11, 2021 |

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. Read more…

Materialize, SQL Database Startup, Raises Cash

Nov 30, 2020 |

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 make it easier to run those queries on streaming platforms without current tradeoffs are attracting financial backing as standard SQL frameworks emerge. Read more…

Free Apache Pulsar Cloud Offered by StreamNative

Oct 27, 2020 |

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-and-subscribe (pub-sub) system that competes with Apache Kafka. Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Apr 27, 2020 |

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 aiming its database acceleration software at open source PostgreSQL deployments that, despite their popularity, fall short when it comes to analytics and data warehousing. Read more…

Object Stores Starting to Look Like Databases

Apr 16, 2020 |

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 data architecture takes shape to solve emerging real-time data processing and machine learning challenges, the lines separating things like object stores, databases, and streaming data frameworks will begin to blur. Read more…

Pepperdata Adds Kafka Monitoring to Tune Queries

Apr 15, 2020 |

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 hybrid configurations. Read more…

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

Feb 10, 2020 |

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 the latest, greatest data for making business decisions. Read more…

Top Four Features in Confluent Platform 5.4

Jan 22, 2020 |

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, including improved clustering, queryable audit logs, and role-based access control, as well as a preview of ksqlDB. Read more…

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