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What’s the Big IDea? A Single Platform for Privacy, Security, and Governance

Companies today are struggling to manage their sprawling data estates, and to minimize the risks that they pose. Vendors are furiously building tools to help ease that pain. But the disconnected nature of point-tool deve Read more…

MongoDB Automates Resharding, Adds Time-Series Support

Resharding a distributed database is among the most time-consuming tasks that DBAs are asked to perform. But that pain may be a thing of the past, at least with MongoDB’s database, which brings a new automated reshardi Read more…

New Law Would Create a Federal Data Protection Agency

Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand submitted a bill called the Data Protection Act of 2021 that would seek to protect citizen’s data, safeguard their privacy, and ensure data practices are fair and tra Read more…

Master Data Management: Three Paths to Creating a Successful, Low-Risk Program

The biggest danger to a nascent master data management (MDM) program is starting with the wrong objectives, even though they can often sound quite right. While well-intentioned, unclear business objectives--such as creat Read more…

Three Reasons Python Is The AI Lingua Franca

Earlier this year, Python celebrated its 30th anniversary as a programming language. For any software language to last three decades and maintain relevance to developers of all stripes is something special. Much of wh Read more…

News In Brief

Data Science Needs to Grow Up, Domino Says

Nearly every American executive is leaning on data science to gain a competitive edge and boost profit, according to a newly released survey by Domino Data Lab. But flaws in the people, processes, and tools--not to menti Read more…

Ahana Grabs $20M to Grow Presto Biz

Presto startup Ahana today announced the completion of its Series A round led by Third Point Ventures, netting it $20 million in capital to grow its data lake analytics business, which currently runs on AWS but will be e Read more…

Berkeley Lab Makes Strides in Autonomous Discovery to Tackle the Data Deluge

Data production is outpacing the human capacity to process said data. Whether a giant radio telescope, a new particle accelerator or lidar data from autonomous cars, the sheer scale of the data generated is increasingly Read more…

Why Young Developers Don’t Get Knowledge Graphs

Business is booming these days for graph databases--maybe it took COVID to show us how connected everything is--and that’s good news for Franz, which develops a semantic graph database called AllegroGraph. Just the sam Read more…

Why Is SAS Going Public?

SAS surprised the analytics community for the second time in a month this morning when it announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of stock. The company has penciled in 2024 as the year it will go public--jus Read more…

This Just In

dtSearch Announces Version 2021.01 Product Line Release

Aug 18, 2021 |

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 18, 2021 – dtSearch announces new versions of its enterprise and developer text retrieval product line to instantly search terabytes of online and offline data, spanning multiple folders, emails including attachments and nested attachments, online data and other databases. Read more…

Teleport Secures $30 Million Funding, Introduces Secure MongoDB Access in Version 7.0

Aug 18, 2021 |

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 18, 2021 — Teleport, the Access Plane company, announced today that it has secured $30M in funding, marking its Series B round. The company also released its latest version of its offering, Teleport 7.0 – introducing identity-based access for MongoDB. Read more…

Privacy Concerns Rise As Businesses Report Increased Personal Data Collection

Aug 17, 2021 |

NEW YORKAug. 17, 2021 — A new KPMG survey reveals a deep disconnect between corporate data practices and the general population’s expectations around transparency and data privacy. Read more…

Monte Carlo Raises Series C, Brings Funding to $101M to Help Companies Trust Their Data

Aug 17, 2021 |

I’m excited to share that Monte Carlo has raised $60 million in Series C funding from ICONIQ Growth with participation from Salesforce Ventures and existing investors Accel, GGV Capital, and Redpoint Ventures – bringing our total funding to $101M. Read more…

SolarWinds Enables DataOps for All With Free DBA xPress Tool

Aug 17, 2021 |

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2021 SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, announced its SolarWinds® DBA xPress product is now available as a free tool. Read more…

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