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AI-Powered Drug Development in a Post-COVID World

Apr 19, 2021 |

The developed world is on the cusp of turning the corner in the fight against COVID-19 thanks to the unprecedented effort to rapidly develop and distribute effective vaccines. Now technologists are hoping to take drug development to the next level, and AI will play a big role. Read more…

MinIO Bolsters Enterprise Chops with K8s Integration

Apr 7, 2021 |

If you’re in the market for a modern, S3-compatible object storage system that works in multi- and hybrid-cloud environments, you may want to keep your eyes on MinIO, which today unveiled a trio of software updates that enhances its integration with Kubernetes and bolsters its enterprise capabilities. Read more…

Can Digital Twins Help Modernize Electric Grids?

Apr 5, 2021 |

Recent failures of electric grids in Texas and California have highlighted the difficulties that energy companies and regulators face in ensuring the delivery of reliable and affordable power while simultaneously switching to less-polluting energy sources. Read more…

Meet Datanami 2021 Person to Watch Josh James

Apr 2, 2021 |

Among the crop of emerging business intelligence tool providers that we’re keeping an eye on is Domo. The startup from Silicon Slopes, Utah, is turning heads with its unified, cloud-based approach to analytics. Read more…

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…

News In Brief

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Apr 16, 2021 |

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platforms.

The reality, according to an examination of the emerging “AI organization,” is that few data-driven organizations are able to deliver on their data strategy. Read more…

Developers Display Grace Under Pressure During Pandemic

Apr 14, 2021 |

Digital architects are mostly holding their own under pandemic-induced pressure to get projects out the door faster despite persistent data infrastructure gaps, according to a vendor survey that also concludes COVID-19 disruptions may ultimately accelerate digital initiatives. Read more…

Cloudera, Nvidia Team to Speed Cloud AI via Spark

Apr 13, 2021 |

Cloud access to GPUs for AI development will expand under a partnership between Cloudera and Nvidia that calls for the data cloud provider to integrate Nvidia’s accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 platform as a way to scale data science workflows. Read more…

Nvidia’s Jarvis Offers Real-Time Machine Translation

Apr 12, 2021 |

Automated speech recognition services with improved accuracy for enterprise applications are the object of a new batch of pre-trained deep learning models and software from Nvidia aimed at interactive AI conversational services. Read more…

Redis Nabs $110 Million in VC Funding as Deployments Grow

Apr 7, 2021 |

Following the latest Series G round of funding in the amount of $110 million, NoSQL database vendor Redis Labs is worth more than $2 billion, the company announced today. That additional venture funding will help the company to continue positioning the product as a versatile real-time data platform for the cloud. Read more…

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Starburst Empowers Tableau Users with Real-Time Data Querying for Improved Analytics

Apr 20, 2021 |

BOSTON, April 20, 2021 — Starburst, the “analytics anywhere” company, today announced the availability of Starburst Enterprise connector in the Tableau Gallery. This new integration will empower users with more extensive live queries and easy access to data, no matter where it lives. Read more…

Dataiku Announces Strategic Investment from Snowflake

Apr 20, 2021 |

NEW YORK, April 20, 2021 — Dataiku, one of the world’s leading AI and machine learning platforms, today announced a new investment from Snowflake Ventures, the venture arm of Snowflake. Read more…

Tencent Cloud Makes Metrics and Data Monitoring More Efficient Through Integration with Easy-to-Use Grafana

Apr 19, 2021 |

HONG KONG, April 19, 2021 — Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced that it has joined forces with Grafana Labs, the company behind an open and composable observability platform built around the Grafana open source technology for dashboards and visualization, to provide cloud users all over the globe with the Tencent Cloud Monitor Grafana App, a plugin application which is an efficient and easy-to-use platform to quickly monitor and integrate metrics and data. Read more…

Loft Labs Open-Sources Virtual Cluster Technology for Kubernetes

Apr 19, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2021 — Loft Labs, which makes Kubernetes easily accessible to developers, today announced that vcluster, a first-of-its-kind virtual cluster technology for Kubernetes, is now freely available on GitHub and on www.vcluster.com. Read more…

GoodData Launches Cloud-Native Platform as First Step in New Data as a Service Category

Apr 19, 2021 |

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2021 — GoodData, a leading global analytics company, today launched their new cloud-native analytics platform offering, GoodData Cloud Native (GoodData.CN). The platform represents step one in the definition and implementation of the new Data as a Service (DaaS) category and ecosystem. Read more…

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