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Did Dremio Just Make Data Warehouses Obsolete?

Oct 27, 2020 |

Imagine that your users can query a cloud object store from their favorite BI tools, and get responses back in less than a second. Would you still pay for a dedicated cloud data warehouse at that point? Read more…

Openness a Big Advantage as Edge Grows, IBM Says

Oct 22, 2020 |

A large computational build-up is predicted to occur on the edge in the coming years, as organizations look to capture and act upon data as soon after it’s generated as possible, when it has the highest value. Read more…

Dataloop Drives Labeling Into the DataOps Pipeline

Oct 16, 2020 |

Data is the fuel for machine learning, but the data needs to be accurately labeled for the machines to learn. To that end, data training startup Dataloop yesterday unveiled that it’s received $11 million in Series A funding to build SaaS data pipelines that combine human supervision of the data annotation process, along with data management capabilities. Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: October 2020 Edition

Oct 15, 2020 |

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details. Read more…

Running Sideline to Sideline with Big Data

Oct 12, 2020 |

What can you do with big data? A better question might be what can’t you do. From a big data point of view, we are living in extremely resource-rich times, with a huge assortment of tools, framework, and platforms to choose from. Read more…

News In Brief

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…

Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

Oct 27, 2020 |

Technology investors are betting emerging applications such as recommendation engines and supply chain logistics will further drive demand for real-time analytics. With more data in motion, cloud-native platforms that can scale are especially attractive. Read more…

Qlik Continues Buying Spree with Deal

Oct 22, 2020 |

Qlik Technologies, the private equity-owned business intelligence software and visual analytics vendor, continued its acquisition spree with a deal for, a Belgian-based embedded platform services vendor.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more…

Tibco Buys Data Pioneer Information Builders

Oct 22, 2020 |

Roughly a year-and-a-half after Information Builder Inc. founder Gerald Cohen stepped down as CEO, the privately-held business intelligence vendor has been acquired by Tibco Software Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Read more…

Splunk Makes a Whirlwind of News at .conf20

Oct 20, 2020 |

Splunk made a big splash today at its .conf20 virtual conference today, where it not only unveiled a dedicated machine learning environment for data scientists and unveiled a brand new suite Observability Suite, but it also announced its intentions to buy Rigor, a digital experience monitoring company, and expanded its partnership with Google. Read more…

This Just In

Qlik Shines in BARC’s The BI & Analytics Survey 21

Oct 27, 2020 |

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2020 — The recent BARC The BI and Analytics Survey 21 showcases the high esteem the BI and analytics community has for Qlik as a leading choice for modern analytics and business intelligence. Read more…

MemSQL Changes Name to SingleStore

Oct 27, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27, 2020 — MemSQL, ‘The Database of Now’ for operational analytics and cloud-native applications, today announced a name change. The company is now known as SingleStore, which better describes the organization’s expansive value proposition. Read more…

Weka Announces Cloud-native, Unified Storage Solutions for the Entire Data Lifecycle

Oct 27, 2020 |

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 27, 2020 — WekaIO (Weka), an innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced a transformative cloud-native, storage solution underpinned by the world’s fastest file system, WekaFS that unifies and simplifies the data pipeline for performance-intensive workloads and accelerated DataOps. Read more…

Brivo Selects Logi Analytics to Unlock New Enterprise Cybersecurity Capabilities

Oct 27, 2020 |

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 27, 2020 — Logi Analytics, a leader in enabling the analytics layer for software teams, and Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based physical security solutions, today announced a new partnership deploying Logi Composer as part of Brivo’s next-generation security platform. Read more…

Oracle Expands Support for UK Public Sector with Dual-Region Government Cloud

Oct 26, 2020 |

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 26, 2020 — To continue supporting the UK Government with enterprise cloud services, Oracle today announced a second-generation dual-region government cloud for use by public sector organizations. Read more…

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