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Hortonworks Looks to Expand Hybrid Cloud Footprints

Jun 18, 2018 |

Organizations these days demand to run their big data workloads wherever and whenever they want – in their own private data centers, in public clouds, on the edge, and every which way in between. Read more…

Databricks Open Sources MLflow to Simplify Machine Learning Lifecycle

Jun 5, 2018 |

Databricks today unveiled MLflow, a new open source project that aims to provide some standardization to the complex processes that data scientists oversee during the course of building, testing, and deploying machine learning models. Read more…

Project Hydrogen Unites Apache Spark with DL Frameworks

Jun 5, 2018 |

The folks behind Apache Spark today unveiled Project Hydrogen, a new endeavor that aims to eliminate barriers preventing organizations from using Spark with deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow and MXnet. Read more…

Analytics Power Discoveries in ICIJ’s West Africa Leaks

May 23, 2018 |

Graph analytic technologies and techniques played a major role in West Africa Leaks, the latest International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) project to unearth illegal or unethical activities or investments that powerful individuals have hidden using offshore law firms and tax havens. Read more…

Want Kafka on Kubernetes? Confluent Has It Made

May 3, 2018 |

If the idea of streaming massive amounts of data on a virtual server platform that spans public cloud and on-premise clusters piques your interest, you’re not alone. Many organizations have attempted to wire Apache Kafka to run on the Kubernetes cluster manager, but it’s a challenging technical feat that few have succeeded at. Read more…

News In Brief

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Jun 14, 2018 |

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science.

The shift is driven in part by the enterprise transition from merely managing big data to using machine learning and other connected data tools to glean insights in real time, according to the data science survey released this week by Python platform specialist Anaconda Inc. Read more…

Sumo Logic Broadens Reach Into Modern Machine Data

Jun 12, 2018 |

Sumo Logic today announced a range of new features in its cloud-based analytics platform that should improve its customers’ capability to glean operational and security insights from machine data emanating from modern applications. Read more…

Google, KPMG Partner on Cloud Analytics, GDPR Compliance

Jun 1, 2018 |

Google is partnering with consulting firm KPMG International to offer a range of cloud computing, AI and analytics technologies along with assessment and compliance features tied to new European data privacy regulations. Read more…

More Databases Running in Containers, Survey Finds

May 29, 2018 |

Databases such as MongoDB and PostgreSQL are increasingly being supported by application container infrastructure, signaling a shift to stateful services running in containers, according to a Docker container usage report. Read more…

Google Cloud Adds Cask Data

May 22, 2018 |

Leading cloud providers continue to snap up analytics startups with an eye toward expanding access to big data technologies. Cask Data, developers of an application platform that among other things integrates Hadoop and Apache Spark, is the latest acquisition by Google Cloud, which earlier this month bought cloud migration specialist Velostrata. Read more…

This Just In

DataStax Appoints Kelly Battles to Board of Directors

Jun 14, 2018 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 14, 2018 — DataStax, powering the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database built on Apache Cassandra, announced the appointment of Kelly Battles, chief financial officer (CFO) at Quora and a member of the board of trustees for the Wikimedia Foundation, to its board of directors effective today. Read more…

WhereScape Announces WhereScape Migration Express for Snowflake

Jun 7, 2018 |

PORTLAND, Ore., June 7, 2018 — WhereScape, a leading provider of data infrastructure automation software, today announced the availability of WhereScape Migration Express for Snowflake. This new offering enables organizations to simply, rapidly and efficiently migrate existing data warehouses, data vaults and data marts from legacy data platforms to Snowflake – the data warehouse built for the cloud. Read more…

Snowflake Announces Availability on AWS Marketplace

Jun 7, 2018 |

SAN MATEO, Calif.June 7, 2018 — Snowflake Computing, a data warehouse built for the cloud, today announced immediate availability of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Contracts through Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. Read more…

SAP Announces New Suite of CRM Solutions and a New Data Management Suite

Jun 5, 2018 |

ORLANDO, Fla.June 5, 2018 — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today introduced a new suite of applications, SAP C/4HANA, to help businesses serve and retain customers. Read more…

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Neptune

May 31, 2018 |

SEATTLE, May 31, 2018 — Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced general availability of Amazon Neptune, a fast, reliable, and fully managed graph database service. Read more…

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