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The Top Three Challenges of Moving Data to the Cloud

Jul 4, 2017 |

Most data-driven businesses have already or are looking to move their data from on-premises databases to the cloud in order to take advantage of its unlimited, on-demand storage and compute cycles. Read more…

Getting Hyped for Deep Learning Configs

Jun 5, 2017 |

As deep learning goes mainstream, early practitioners are finding creative new ways to harness huge collections of unstructured data. But they’re also realizing how critical it is to tune one’s model for optimal performance. Read more…

Only a Fraction of 160 Zettabyte ‘Datasphere’ to Be Stored

Apr 25, 2017 |

Think you’ve seen big data? Think again. The amount of data created in the universe will skyrocket from 16 zettabytes this year to more than 160 zettabytes by 2025, according to a new IDC report sponsored by Seagate. Read more…

How ‘Purple Rain’ Bolsters Security Intelligence for Capital One

Apr 21, 2017 |

In the cat-and-mouse game of cyber security, sometimes you win, and sometimes the bad guys get a victory. Thanks to a powerful new security framework dubbed “Purple Rain,” the folks at Capital One are setting themselves up for success. Read more…

Iguazio Re-Architects the Stack for Continuous Analytics

Apr 18, 2017 |

When it comes to modern big data architectures, you will typically find lots of different components, engines, and moving parts, each of which tackles part of the problem. One vendor with bold vision of re-architecting the stack with a more streamlined approach is Iguazio, which is building a singular product based on Flash that delivers continues analytics on big and fast data. Read more…

News In Brief

Poor Nations Underserved by Big Data

Jul 10, 2017 |

Poor nations in developing parts of the world are not keeping up with the level of big data investments made by rich western nations, according to experts in academia.

It’s tough to go a full day in the United States without interacting with big data and artificial intelligence in some shape or form. Read more…

MySQL Tops Database Rankings

Jun 28, 2017 |

MySQL remains the world’s most popular open source database while MySQL skills are by far the most in-demand among recruiters, according to the latest rankings of popular databases.

The Stackshare Database Index ranked the top ten databases by the number of technology stacks containing each data platform. Read more…

MongoDB Takes Another Big Step Into Clouds

Jun 20, 2017 |

MongoDB today took a big step toward achieving its goal ultimate cloud goal when it announced that its Atlas NoSQL database service now runs on Google and Microsoft clouds, in addition to AWS. Read more…

Ignite Buys Database Vendor Infobright

May 2, 2017 |

Ignite Technologies Inc., a privately held enterprise software vendor, has acquired Toronto-based analytic database developer Infobright Inc.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ignite is owned by enterprise software investor ESW Capital of Austin, Texas, which owns a group of software developers that also includes Aurea, Trilogy and Versata. Read more…

Investors Bullish on GPU-Based Database Startup

Mar 29, 2017 |

MapD Technologies, the big data analytics platform startup developing a parallel SQL database that runs on GPUs, has more than doubled its venture-funding total with the close of its latest investment round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Read more…

This Just In

Datawatch Analytics Software Available on AWS

Feb 4, 2014 |Datawatch Corporation, the leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced that its next-generation analytics software is now available on AWS Marketplace. Customers using Datawatch on Amazon Web Services (AWS) can enable visual data discovery on any type of data, regardless of size and structure, at real-time speeds. Read more…

Tableau Leverages AWS for Big Data Analytics

Nov 15, 2013 |At the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference, Tableau Software, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, announced an expansion in its work with AWS with official support for Tableau Server running on the AWS cloud platform, connecting to Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and a new Tableau integrated data connector to Amazon Redshift. Read more…