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The Critical Element for a Successful Digital Transformation? HTAP Powered by In-Memory Computing

Aug 8, 2019 |

Many of today’s digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives demand real-time analysis of data. For example, banks need to analyze transactions across their systems in real time to detect and prevent fraud. Read more…

The Anatomy of AI: Understanding Data Processing Tasks

Aug 6, 2019 |

So you’re collecting lots of data with the intention to automate decision-making through the strategic use of machine learning. That’s great! But as your data scientists and data engineers quickly realize, building a production AI system is a lot easier said than done, and there are many steps to master before you get that ML magic. Read more…

Blurred Storage Lines: Clouds That Appear Like On-Prem

Jul 31, 2019 |

Cloud storage is growing fast as companies look to take advantage of low cost and flexible storage options for terabytes and petabytes of data. But for all the convenience of cloud storage, sometimes it’s just better when data is closer. Read more…

How AI Is Revolutionizing Fast Food

Jul 30, 2019 |

Don’t look now, but big data and machine learning are coming to a fast food outlet near you, as chains both big and small look to augment human-based operations with the latest technology. Read more…

The System Becomes the Culture: Nurturing a Systemic Approach to IT Ops

Jul 24, 2019 |

We are at an inflection point in the rise of big data. Enterprise IT infrastructure is producing data at a scale like the world has never seen before. IT operations (ITOps) management has accelerated past the notion of data storage and processing (vis-à-vis the Hadoop model) and into the world of analytics-as-a-service. Read more…

News In Brief

AWS Debuts PartiQL for Query Agnosticism

Aug 6, 2019 |

Amazon Web Services last week debuted partiQL, a new query language that’s agnostic to the type of database, format, or model that the underlying data is stored in. The language, which is based on SQL++, can be used to query data in relational databases as well as less structured systems, such as NoSQL databases and data lakes. Read more…

Inaugural Distributed SQL Summit to Be Held September 20

Aug 2, 2019 |

The first ever Distributed SQL Summit will be held on September 20, 2019, in San Jose, California. The summit, which is hosted by YugaByte, aims to bring together industry leaders to share best practices and technical knowledge on the distributed SQL approach. Read more…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

Jul 30, 2019 |

A former AWS employee has been accused of accessing Capital One’s misconfigured S3 storage buckets and copying the data of about 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians to GitHub in the country’s latest massive data breach. Read more…

Collibra Announces New ‘Privacy & Risk’ Product

Jul 23, 2019 |Collibra, a data governance software firm with headquarters in New York City and Brussels, has announced the launch of Collibra Privacy & Risk, an enterprise-targeted product that aims to improve businesses' ability to comply with privacy regulations and allow for more data insights. Read more…

Ascend Launches From Stealth With $19M

Jul 19, 2019 |

Ascend, an autonomous dataflow service provider, has emerged from stealth with $19M in funding. Ascend, which is seeking to “de-risk big data projects and accelerate digital transformations,” promises a solution that allows data engineering teams to rapidly build, scale and operate Apache Spark-based pipelines. Read more…

This Just In

Globus Announces Integration with Box Cloud Content Management

Jul 25, 2019 |

July 25 — Research data management service Globus announced the general availability of Globus for Box, a new solution for seamlessly connecting Box with an organization’s existing research storage ecosystem. Read more…

TiDB 3.0 Officially Available for Public Preview

May 29, 2019 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 29, 2019 — PingCAP, a leading distributed database company that created and supports the popular open-source cloud-native NewSQL database, TiDB, announces that its newest version 3.0 is officially available for public preview. Read more…

Continuent and Datavail Announce New Partnership for MySQL and MariaDB Database Solutions

May 29, 2019 |

AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2019 — Datavail, a tech-enabled data management, applications, business intelligence, and software solutions provider, announced its MySQL & MariaDB Database Solutions Partnership with Continuent, The MySQL High Availability Company. Read more…

Turkey’s Anadolu Insurance Makes Claims Processing Smarter with IBM Watson

May 29, 2019 |

ISTANBUL, May 29, 2019 — IBM and Anadolu Insurance announced that they are working together using artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the damage assessment process. IBM Watson Visual Recognition Service, accessible on the IBM Cloud, will help Anadolu Insurance to quickly review and analyze photos that show vehicle damage. Read more…

Lucidworks Named a Leader in Cognitive Search Evaluation by Independent Research Firm

May 29, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2019 — Lucidworks is one of the select companies that Forrester, one of the world’s leading independent technology research and advisory firms, invited to participate in its Q2 2019 Forrester Wave. Read more…

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