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Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

Aug 10, 2020 |

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-have technology for running machine learning and advanced analytics applications, among other workloads. Read more…

The Best of Both Worlds – Why a Hybrid Cloud Approach Makes Sense for Data Backup and Recovery

Aug 7, 2020 |

The use of hybrid cloud environments for office productivity, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other business applications is no longer an exception – increasingly it is becoming the rule. Yet, until recently, hybrid cloud backup and recovery had remained an outlier in the movement to hybrid cloud environments.  Read more…

R Works Its Way Into Qubole’s Data Lake

Aug 6, 2020 |

Python may be the most popular language for data science today, but R isn’t far behind. In fact, R is experiencing a bit of a resurgence at the moment. That’s part of the reason that Qubole today announced that it has expanded its data lake offering with commercial and open source R software from RStudio. Read more…

Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Aug 4, 2020 |

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyter. Read more…

Big Tech CEOs Avoid the Big Question

Jul 30, 2020 |

Members of Congress grilled four big tech CEOs yesterday. While there were some verbal fireworks and accusations of political bias, the hearing largely failed to address the elephant in the room: Read more…

News In Brief

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

Aug 13, 2020 |

The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there’s plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball has completed its migration to Google Big Query. Read more…

Timescale Database Now Available in 76 Cloud Regions

Aug 12, 2020 |

Looking for a time-series database to power applications in a specific part of the world? If so, chances are good that Timescale has you covered with its hosted Timescale Cloud offering, which was recently expanded and now is available in 76 regions across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. Read more…

Tamr Helps Air Force Wrangle Data

Aug 3, 2020 |

Data prepper Tamr Inc. will assist the U.S. Air Force in boosting utilization of its air assets under a five-year contract designed to use machine learning techniques to accelerate the flight certification process for new aircraft configurations. Read more…

Collibra, Tableau Team on COVID Data Catalog

Jul 31, 2020 |

Data intelligence vendor Collibra has compiled a COVID-19 data catalog combining open data sets, business domain glossaries and other reference data that have been integrated with Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub. Read more…

Qumulo Locks Down $125M Financing, $1.2B Valuation

Jul 23, 2020 |

Data storage company Qumulo has landed a big win. The company announced $125 million in Series E funding, bringing Qumulo’s funding to $351 million and placing the firm at a total valuation in excess of $1.2 billion. Read more…

This Just In

Infoworks Announces DataFoundry Free Trial on Google Cloud

Aug 13, 2020 |

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2020 — Infoworks.io, provider of Enterprise Data Operations and Orchestration (EDO2) systems, announced a free trial program of Infoworks DataFoundry on the Google Cloud Marketplace. Read more…

Alluxio Announces Record Growth for 1H 2020 in Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Data Orchestration

Aug 12, 2020 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration system, announced it has closed 1H 2020 with sales growth of more than 650% over 1H 2019. Read more…

Harver’s Google Cloud Integration Helped Place Thousands of Americans in Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

Aug 12, 2020 |

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 — Pre-employment assessment software company Harver has integrated Powered by Looker to create its embedded analytics offering, Harver Insights. Read more…

Inspur Develops Technology to Protect 300 Wild Asian Elephants and Drive Ecological Harmony

Aug 12, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 — Today marks the 9th annual World Elephant Day. Inspur and China Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve have joined hands to develop a world-leading system for the conservation of Asian elephants. Read more…

Collibra Launches as a Managed Service on the Google Cloud Platform

Aug 12, 2020 |

NEW YORK and BRUSSELS, Aug. 12, 2020 — Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, announced it has further expanded its partnership with Google Cloud, offering Collibra as a managed service on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

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