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Industry Speaks: Big Data Prognostications for 2019

Jan 2, 2019 |

“The future isn’t what it used to be” the French poet Paul Valery wrote nine decades ago. The same could be said for the big data trend that began in the mid ’00s. Read more…

Cloud Looms Large at Strata, and So Does Kubernetes

Sep 13, 2018 |

While there was heavy cloud cover in New York this week, cloud computing could be seen lifting Strata Data Conference, where vendors scrambled to ensure their products can support cloud and on-premise environments simultaneously, which necessitated a steady diet of Special K. Read more…

How the Machine Learning Catalogs Stack Up

Jul 12, 2018 |

You can’t do anything with data – let alone use it for machine learning – if you don’t know where it is. In the age of big data, this is not a trivial matter. Read more…

Dude, Where’s My Database? And Other GDPR Questions

Apr 25, 2018 |

Is your organization ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect in exactly one month? If you’re like most organizations, you still have a lot of work to do over the next 30 days – especially if you have entire databases on the lam. Read more…

Five Tips for Winning at Data Governance

Feb 1, 2018 |

By now, you’ve hopefully realized that having a great data analytics strategy also requires having a good data governance strategy. After all, if your data is ungovernable, then the analytics you’re running atop it will be untrustworthy at the end of the day. Read more…

News In Brief

Data Catalogs Scale in the Cloud

Nov 10, 2017 |

Data cataloging software for Hadoop and other big data systems emerged as a hot item at last year’s Strata + Hadoop World Expo.

Among the proponents of data cataloging, which is designed to help classify and organize most everything thrown into data lakes, is Waterline Data. Read more…

This Just In

Alation Partners with Databricks to Accelerate Data Discovery and Streamline Cloud Data Migration

Jun 17, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 17, 2020 – Alation Inc. announced its partnership with Databricks to accelerate data science-led innovations and foster a data culture.

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Alation Strengthens Privacy Capabilities with BigID Partnership

May 13, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 13, 2020 – Alation Inc. announced a partnership with BigID to enable enterprises to consistently protect sensitive data and personal information, and ensure compliance with emerging data privacy regulations including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Read more…

Alation Launches COVID-19 Data Catalog

May 5, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 5, 2020 — In an effort to support the worldwide community of people working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Alation Inc. announced the creation of a public data catalog populated with information on COVID-19. Read more…

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