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Microsoft Bolsters Azure Integration with SQL Server 2022

SQL Server 2022 customers will see benefits in the areas of data integration, analytics, governance, and high availability thanks to the database’s enhanced connectivity to the Azure cloud, Microsoft announced today. Read more…

EdgeDB Seeks to Bring Relational Databases Out of the 1970s

Disco. Bell-bottom pants. Platform shoes. Relational database management systems. Some of us have soft spots for the 1970s. But if you’re EdgeDB CEO Yury Selivanov, you would prefer to put relational databases behind u Read more…

LinkedIn Donates Feature Store to Linux Foundation

LinkedIn today announced that its open source feature store, dubbed Feathr, is joining LF AI & Data, the Linux Foundation’s umbrella foundation for big data and AI projects. Feathr was originally developed at Li Read more…

Deepfakes, Digital Twins, and the Authentication Challenge

Deepfakes essentially are unauthorized digital twins created by malicious actors. The AI behind the two phenomena has gotten so good that the human eye can’t tell the difference between them. So how will we separate th Read more…

d-Matrix Gets Funding to Build SRAM ‘Chiplets’ for AI Inference

Hardware startup d-Matrix says the $44 million it raised in a Series A round today will help it continue development of a novel “chiplet” architecture that uses 6 nanometer chip embedded in SRAM memory modules for ac Read more…

Ssshhh! It’s Data Privacy Day

The worst kept secret of the week may be that today is Data Privacy Day. While you don’t get the day off work, you do get insightful discussion on the importance of securing privacy in an uber-connected digital society Read more…

Observable Eyes Better Data Collaboration with Series B Funding

If Observable co-founder and CEO Melody Meckfessel has her way, the $35.6 million Series B round of financing announced today will help to jumpstart the adoption of data collaboration at a level the big data industry has Read more…

Data Mesh Vs. Data Fabric: Understanding the Differences

In your quest to build the best data architecture for your organization’s current and future needs, you have many options. Thanks to the mailability of software, those options are nearly infinite. But luckily for you, Read more…

OpenTelemetry Gains Momentum as Observability Standard

Traditionally, companies that needed application performance management (APM) capabilities turned to closed-source tools and technologies, such as Splunk, New Relic, and Dynatrace. But in the emerging observability world Read more…

Hands-Off: Manual Data Integration Tasks Plummeting, Gartner Says

While the need to integrate data has never been greater, the addition of machine learning and other forms of automation is driving a large reduction in the amount of manual data management tasks that human workers are re Read more…

This Just In

Kyndryl, Microsoft and Dell Unveil Solution to Advance Cloud Transformation

Oct 14, 2022 |

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2022 –Kyndryl,  an IT infrastructure services provider, Microsoft Corporation and Dell Technologies today introduced an integrated hybrid cloud solution designed to help customers in datacenter, mainframe and remote environments accelerate cloud transformation projects by combining the strengths of Microsoft Azure, Kyndryl managed services and Dell Technologies infrastructure. Read more…

Yugabyte Joins the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform Partner Ecosystem

Oct 13, 2022 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2022 — Yugabyte today announced that it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform ecosystem. As an Intelligent Data Platform ecosystem partner, Yugabyte is excited to announce a new, native integration between YugabyteDB and Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics, that will directly connect the two environments. Read more…

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure Health Data Services, Updates Cloud Capabilities

Mar 15, 2022 |

REDMOND, Wash.March 15, 2022 — Today, Microsoft Corp. announced advancements in cloud technologies for healthcare and life sciences with the general availability of Azure Health Data Services and updates to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare. Read more…

Datanami Unveils 2021 People to Watch

Mar 2, 2021 |

SAN DIEGO, CALIF., March 2, 2021 – Datanami, the leading publication dedicated to providing insight, analysis, and up-to-the-minute information about emerging trends and solutions in big data, today announced the People to Watch for 2021. Read more…

Nutanix Delivers Advanced Data Management Platform for Hybrid and Multicloud Environments

Oct 6, 2020 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020–Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid and multicloud computing, today announced the release of the first cloud agnostic multi-database management solution. Read more…

Pachyderm Secures $16M Investment Led by Microsoft’s Venture Fund

Aug 19, 2020 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 — Pachyderm, an enterprise-grade, open source platform that enables explainable, repeatable, and scalable data science, announced it has raised $16 million in Series B financing led by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund. Read more…

Tintri Announces SQL Integrated Storage for SQL Server Databases

Jul 15, 2020 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 15, 2020 — Tintri, provider of Intelligent Infrastructure for enterprises, announced Tintri SQL Integrated Storage, a storage technology that delivers unparalleled visibility, automation and control for virtual and physical Microsoft SQL Server databases.

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Microsoft Acquires ADRM Software

Jun 18, 2020 |

June 18, 2020 — Microsoft announced the acquisition of ADRM Software, a provider of large-scale industry data models. Ravi Krishnaswamy – CVP, Azure Global Industry, Microsoft, welcomed the new team to the company via a blog posted below. Read more…

SAS and Microsoft Partner to Further Shape the Future of Analytics and AI

Jun 15, 2020 |

CARY, N.C. and REDMOND, Wash., June 15, 2020 — Microsoft Corp. and SAS today announced an extensive technology and go-to-market strategic partnership. The two companies will enable to easily run their SAS workloads in the cloud, expanding their business solutions and unlocking critical value from their digital transformation initiatives.

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Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft Launch ImmuneCODE Database

Jun 12, 2020 |

SEATTLE and REDMOND, Wash., June 12, 2020 — Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. launched ImmuneCODE with Microsoft Corp. to begin sharing one of the largest, most detailed views of the immune response to COVID-19 in real time based on de-identified data generated from thousands of COVID-19 blood samples from patients around the globe. Read more…

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