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Amid COVID-19 Cybercrime Spike, ML Becomes Indispensable

Jun 4, 2020 |

Cybercriminals are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to significantly expand their malicious activities against individuals and organizations. Amid the deluge of Trojans, ransomware, and phishing attacks, cybersecurity professionals are turning to machine learning to stay on top of the situation. Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Jun 2, 2020 |

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the concept one step further with the introduction of a data cloud, which the company is positioning as a one-stop shop where organizations can execute a full range of data-oriented tasks – not just data warehousing and SQL analytics, but also machine learning, data engineering, and monetization of third-party data. Read more…

Understanding Your Options for Multi- and Hybrid-Cloud Data Management

May 21, 2020 |

If your company is like most, it has multi-cloud or hybrid cloud aspirations. But how do you manage all your data in a secure and cohesive manner when it’s spread across multiple systems and locations? Read more…

Precisely CEO Discusses the Rebrand from Syncsort

May 20, 2020 |

Syncsort last week changed its name to Precisely, a move that CEO Josh Rogers says was all about showcasing how the company has pivoted its strategy to an emerging category of tools centered on data integrity. Read more…

Sisu Seeks to Answer Why

May 18, 2020 |

In a typical business, analysts are tasked with using data to finding answers to questions. They’ll often use a BI tool to explore and query data stored in analytical database to figure out why something happened. Read more…

News In Brief

Cloudian Bolsters Object Store with Monitoring and Analytics

Jun 2, 2020 |

Cloudian today rolled out a new offering called HyperIQ that it says will give customers a much deeper and wider view of their growing HyperStore object storage systems, without burdening them with another complex piece of technology. Read more…

Storage and Networking Bytes: Elasticsearch Logging Goes Kubernetes

May 28, 2020 |

LogDNA, which offers an ultra-scalable distribution of the open source Elasticserach log management system that is based on Kubernetes, this month unveiled version 2 of its LogDNA Agent. Read more…

Spending Surge Predicted for Factory Data Management

May 26, 2020 |

As big data goes, the industrial sector is among the largest producers, with sensors collecting data along assembly lines on everything from the status of manufacturing equipment to product inspection cameras. Read more…

EU Analytics Effort Goes ‘Extreme Scale’

May 22, 2020 |

A European Union analytics initiative seeks to forge a new software architecture for what developers dub “extreme-scale” data analytics that would be applied to autonomous transportation and “smart mobility” systems. Read more…

Cloud Misconfigurations Spur DB ‘Repatriation’

May 20, 2020 |

Cloud database misconfigurations are among the fastest growing sources of data breaches over the last five years, according to an annual survey of data breaches.

Those security concerns are among the reasons more enterprise databases are being moved off public clouds, market analysts note. Read more…

This Just In

Anaconda and IBM Watson Team to Simplify Enterprise Adoption of AI Open-Source Technologies

Jun 5, 2020 |

AUSTIN, Texas, and ARMONK, N.Y., June 5, 2020 — Anaconda, Inc.​, provider of the Python data science platform, and IBM Watson announced a new collaboration to help simplify enterprise adoption of AI open-source technologies. Read more…

NewWave Announces Federal Government Deployment of Databricks in Microsoft Azure

Jun 5, 2020 |

June 5, 2020 — NewWave announces the first-ever use of Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform in the Azure for Government cloud (MAG) anywhere the federal government. NewWave has provided this unique capability as part of the re-envisioning of the technical infrastructure at CMMI. Read more…

Technology Aims to Provide Cloud Efficiency for Databases During Data-Intensive COVID-19 Pandemic

Jun 4, 2020 |

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 4, 2020 – A Purdue University data science and machine learning innovator wants to help organizations and users get the most for their money when it comes to cloud-based databases. Read more…

erwin and Snowflake Partner to Accelerate Cloud Migration and Govern Cloud Data Stores

Jun 4, 2020 |

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 4, 2020– erwin, Inc. announced a partnership with Snowflake to help enterprises accelerate cloud migration, as well as ensure proper data governance for those projects.

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NetApp to Acquire Spot

Jun 4, 2020 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 4, 2020—NetApp announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Spot to establish leadership in Application Driven Infrastructure.

Digital transformation initiatives have accelerated and remain the top business priority, especially in today’s environment, and the public clouds offer the speed and flexibility needed to navigate this new normal as companies find to new ways to work, interact and do business. Read more…

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