- February 25, 2020
Databricks Ingest entered a public preview in a move by Databricks to enable a lakehouse that combines the best features of the data lake and data warehouse models.
- February 24, 2020
Credit Karma's vice president of engineering explains why and how the personal finance service is using the GraphQL data query technology to support its growing business.
- February 21, 2020
Enterprises are increasingly using the open source PostgreSQL database. Read in this Q&A where the growth is coming from and how some of it is from users in the cloud.
- February 19, 2020
Dell combines several open source streaming data technologies, including Apache Kafka, Apache Flink and Pravega, to create a new streaming data platform.
- February 14, 2020
Oracle adds news new services to its cloud infrastructure platform in a bid to provide data scientists, as well as data analysts, with data management and query functionality.
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- February 11, 2020
Snowflake is looking to grow its data warehouse platform with new funding and a partnership with Salesforce that could differentiate its platform from rivals.
- February 10, 2020
GoodData says it is complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act. Meanwhile, founder and CEO Roman Stanek talks about why complexity is a key challenge for data analytics.
- February 05, 2020
Open source NoSQL database vendor Couchbase enters the cloud database market with a database as a service that lets users choose which public cloud vendor they want to use.
- February 04, 2020
Major milestone release of open source graph database platform enhances security with controls to limit the risk of data traversal and add multi-database support.
- February 03, 2020
New Query Spotlight tool looks to provide visibility across a data analysis cluster into how a query performs over time and why it might have degraded performance.
- January 28, 2020
Five years after going private, Informatica has a new CEO and an updated data platform with new data management capabilities to better enable business users.
- January 23, 2020
With the acquisition of Waterline Data, Hitachi Vantara is bringing new data catalog capabilities that will expand the Lumada Data Services and DataOps portfolio.
- January 22, 2020
Based on the open-source Kafka event streaming platform, the Confluent Platform 5.4 update adds new capabilities to help meet enterprise data management requirements.
- January 21, 2020
Users need more than SQL for querying databases, according to Paul Dix, co-founder and CTO of InfluxData. That's why the vendor created the Flux data scripting and query language.
- January 16, 2020
Open source database vendor MariaDB updates its flagship platform with new features to enable the convergence of transactional and analytical databases.
- January 15, 2020
Oracle updates its Enterprise Manager platform to version 13.4, bringing new hybrid management capabilities to database users across on-premises and cloud deployments.
- January 14, 2020
Cloudera finds a new leader, pulling the former CEO of Hortonworks back into the fold to help set the direction for the big data Hadoop vendor as it moves forward in 2020.
- January 13, 2020
Dell Boomi expands its data integration software portfolio by acquiring Unifi Software, providing data preparation and data catalog capabilities.
- January 10, 2020
New release of multi-model database platform from ArangoDB introduces OneShard feature, along with other query optimization capabilities to help improve overall performance.
- January 07, 2020
Ariff Kassam, CTO of distributed SQL database vendor NuoDB, outlines how his company has embraced cloud native and hints about what's to come in the year ahead.
- December 20, 2019
SolarWinds grows its product portfolio with the acquisition of cloud native database monitoring vendor VividCortex, in a bid to help organizations deal with the challenges of cloud.
- December 18, 2019
Cloud native data management isn't usually the first thing on anyone's mind, acknowledges Portworx co-founder and CTO Goutham Rao -- but find out how it's become part of organizations' journey.
- December 13, 2019
Vendors in the open source Cassandra NoSQL database market voice their concerns about AWS' entry into the field, as the cloud giant looks to expand its database portfolio.
- December 11, 2019
Aerospike 4.8 adds full support for Intel's Optane persistent memory, enabling the NoSQL database to run both the index and data in memory for better overall performance.
- December 04, 2019
AWS expands its Redshift data warehouse capabilities including managed storage and query acceleration at the re:Invent 2019 conference, alongside a new managed Cassandra database service.
- December 02, 2019
While open source is a key to success for many database vendors, it can also potentially lead to a competitive threat from a cloud scale provider.
- November 26, 2019
Decade after decade, Oracle continues to be relevant in the database market as it pivots to include an expanding list of capabilities to serve users, notably cloud.
- November 21, 2019
Getting streaming data optimized to work inside of a database often involves disparate vendors and technologies, a challenge that Confluent aims to help fix.
- November 19, 2019
New release of CockroachDB cloud-native distributed database platform helps to reduce latency; it also gets enhanced data backup capabilities.
- November 18, 2019
Based on the open source RDBTools project, Redis Labs' new tool gives database administrators a stable graphical user interface for database management.
- November 13, 2019
Scaling a MySQL database in the cloud is not easy, but the open source Vitess project manages the project at scale for cloud-native Kubernetes deployments.
- November 08, 2019
ScyllaDB has been helpful for big organizations such as Comcast, which was able to trim from nearly 1,000 database nodes to 78 ScyllaDB nodes and now has more room to grow.
- November 06, 2019
Forrester identifies top vendors in the translytical database category and common elements that help make the unified database model well adapted for multiple use cases.
- November 05, 2019
Data stored in a data lake can be an important asset, but understanding how the data is being used, or in some cases not used, is another challenge altogether.
- October 31, 2019
Data continues to grow at a rapid rate, and users are faced with increasing complexity and challenges to make sense of it all in a way that helps improve business outcomes.
- October 24, 2019
Raj Dutt, co-founder and CEO of Grafana Labs, provides insight into what his company is doing and where it's headed, now that it has raised new money and is seeing new use cases for its data observability technology.
- October 24, 2019
Splunk execs outline the vendor's direction and new capabilities at its annual user conference, including the general availability of Data Fabric Search and Data Stream Processor.
- October 21, 2019
Study shows that more users are using open source software for data management, with most organizations using more than one technology to help meet different needs.
- October 18, 2019
Databricks has found a new home at the Linux Foundation for its open source Delta Lake data lake project, in a bid to help grow a broader community and accelerate adoption.
- October 17, 2019
Open source triple store database technology used by the U.S. Navy moves forward as a stable, mature project at the Apache Software Foundation.
- October 14, 2019
Widely used open source PostgreSQL database platform gets a major update providing users with new SQL query capabilities for JSON and improved performance.
- October 08, 2019
As MemSQL pushes into the cloud with its Helios service, the vendor is also pushing the boundaries of traditional row and column data stores with its SingleStore technology approach.
- October 08, 2019
Now available in beta, the Couchbase Server 6.5 update brings distributed ACID transactions and query optimizations to the open source NoSQL database platform.
- October 02, 2019
The new capability is supported by BladeBridge's converter technology and includes self-service tools for data preparation and data integration, among other features.
- October 01, 2019
The new updates also bring about native Hadoop distributed file system workspaces within Immuta and more ways to integrate Immuta with other applications and tools.
- September 30, 2019
The list of vendors offering managed cloud database services is growing rapidly, which gives IT teams more opportunities to offload management of database systems.
- September 26, 2019
Startup emerges with a new approach to organize and search cloud data storage repositories.
- September 25, 2019
Cloudera released a big data platform combining its technologies and ones from Hortonworks, initially in the AWS cloud but with multi-cloud support to come.
- September 20, 2019
Swim released its new Swim DataFabric, which integrates with Microsoft Azure to help users organize and gain insights from streaming data sources.
- September 19, 2019
Dremio issues a new platform update, defining itself as data lake engine technology that looks to help users connect and query data faster in AWS and Azure.
- September 17, 2019
While the core open source InfluxDB 2.0 project is still in alpha, InfluxData has advanced its cloud service to support new features as it grows its time series database service.
- September 16, 2019
Oracle introduced new cloud and on-premises deployment options for its namesake database and automated cloud service as Oracle OpenWorld 2019 got underway.
- September 16, 2019
Breaking up the tech giants would be difficult and might create initial chaos in market, help smaller competitors and potentially raise prices for enterprises.
- September 12, 2019
Based on technology built internally at Amazon, the tech giant's newest database provides a centralized approach for enabling a cryptographically secure ledger system.
- September 11, 2019
The new Stibo Systems 9.2 update expands the MDM platform's features with Sisense business intelligence integration and machine learning capabilities.
- September 05, 2019
The interim CEO of Cloudera is cautiously optimistic about growth prospects as the big data vendor acquired Arcadia Data and planned to bolster its own cloud platform.
- September 04, 2019
Ascend releases a technology preview of a capability that will enable data engineers to directly query dataflows, without the need for data to first be in a data warehouse.
- August 29, 2019
Data management consultant Donna Burbank outlines how effective data governance hinges on the deployment of a comprehensive enterprise data architecture.
- August 22, 2019
ArangoDB 3.5 accelerates its database platform with improved query performance and enhanced data security capabilities, as market demand for multi-model platforms builds.
- August 21, 2019
SnapLogic's latest update for its Intelligent Integration Platform aims to make it easier for users to benefit from data integration.
- August 20, 2019
Expanding its database management system offerings, cloud computing vendor DigitalOcean added Managed Databases support for MySQL and Redis.
- August 20, 2019
Self-service data preparation can duplicate work and slow down analytics. One possible fix: an internal marketplace where users can 'shop' for data assets.
- August 15, 2019
First released in late 2018, AWS Lake Formation is now generally available and it could be the force that helps to accelerate adoption in the cloud data lake market.
- August 13, 2019
The new Apollo update is intended to enable organizations to federate multiple enterprise data sets more easily and use APIs to tap into disparate data sources.
- August 08, 2019
Elastic Stack, in a new update, adds data frames capabilities to enable new forms of analysis, as well as integrating more data sources that can be searched and analyzed.
- August 06, 2019
Longtime independent big data vendor MapR goes out of business, selling technology and intellectual property to HPE. The move marks the continuing decline of the Hadoop market.
- August 01, 2019
Dgraph Labs looks expand its graph database platform, which offers the promise of reducing isolated data sources and speeding up queries.
- July 31, 2019
Naveego Accelerator enables users to check for inaccurate data, incomplete data or improperly formatted data to prevent inconsistencies that could cost businesses money.
- July 31, 2019
Support for multiple clouds, tighter integration with Kubernetes and indexing enhancements that accelerate database performance highlight the new NuoDB release.
- July 30, 2019
Hitachi Vantara's new Pentaho update brings DataOps capabilities for data management to help organizations derive better data insights.
- July 26, 2019
Inspired by the IBM-Red Hat model, Cloudera goes the open source route to broaden its market as demand for Hadoop weakens and the vendor takes on big competitors like AWS.
- July 03, 2019
In this Q&A, Christian Kleinerman, vice president of product development at cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake, talks about the fast-moving company's plans for the next year.
- July 03, 2019
RavenDB's managed cloud database service, RavenDB Cloud, intends to automate security processes, reduce overhead and cater to businesses of all sizes.
- June 28, 2019
EnterpriseDB is looking to push its database further with help from new financial backers. The deal sees Postgres originator Michael Stonebraker coming onboard as technical adviser.
- June 26, 2019
Immuta's Automated Data Governance Platform, providing data visibility, accessibility and protection, is now available as a managed service on AWS Marketplace.
- June 18, 2019
MongoDB released an S3-compatible data lake its developer legions can quickly query. But, word of MongoDB Atlas use on Google's cloud shows there are clouds to sow beyond AWS.
- June 05, 2019
AtScale 2019.1 comes with many new capabilities, including extended database support, increased security and advanced analytical query capabilities.
- June 04, 2019
IBM's new Db2 release adds a host of AI-powered enhancements, including a range of automated error reporting capabilities and tools to more easily create AI algorithms.
- June 04, 2019
Snowflake Computing's data exchange marketplace aims to make data easily shared between users and providers, enable users to innovate and give providers an opportunity to monetize data.
- June 03, 2019
Lyftron launched a data access platform that uses a data hub, data insights, enterprise-wide data catalogs and lineage, and hybrid cloud management and migration to unify data.
- May 31, 2019
It's right there in a MapR letter to California's labor department: A leader in the Hadoop market is desperately seeking funding after poor sales of its promising data platform.
- May 20, 2019
In an effort to prevent data loss, Lumina launched Radiance, a SaaS data risk management platform. It collects and analyzes data to help prevent risks and threats.
- May 07, 2019
Blockchain is intriguing technology, but carries with it high system overhead. ProvenDB adds blockchain to MongoDB in an effort to gain acceptable performance.
- May 01, 2019
Frank Slootman, who led ServiceNow and Data Domain through successful IPOs, is the new chairman and CEO of cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake, replacing former CEO Bob Muglia.
- April 30, 2019
In this Q&A, now-former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia discusses the vendor's decision to embrace cloud data warehousing and how the industry is changing as more data moves to the cloud.
- April 29, 2019
Teams at Wayfair mix new open source tools to power customer-facing apps. In such shops, tech leaders like Ben Clark must deftly maneuver an obstacle course of data components.
- April 25, 2019
MongoDB is buying Realm, the maker of an open source database for cross-platform mobile applications, to boost its Atlas cloud platform and Stitch backend as a service.
- April 17, 2019
New Google Cloud boss Thomas Kurian is putting databases and data management at the forefront at Google. The vendor has forged key data deals, showing a more mature Google Cloud.
- April 15, 2019
Events are as important as data in emerging applications underlying many e-commerce efforts. Streams of events tell a company what motivates customers to use online products.
- April 04, 2019
Tools such as Unravel and Pepperdata offer a way to measure performance of big data cloud applications, which may aid companies with on-premises configuration issues.
- March 25, 2019
Startups Interana and Rockset differ in their approaches to providing new query capabilities on fast-arriving big data. Both are led by technologists who started at Facebook.
- March 25, 2019
Experts say data professionals should work to create a common vocabulary in organizations to help boost data governance and compliance with laws like GDPR.
- March 21, 2019
Machine learning will bring change to analytics and data management, said data luminary Michael Stonebraker. Others agree managing such change will take special effort.
- March 15, 2019
Many data professionals have yet to solidify traditional data management practices, but they have a new set of challenges to overcome to ensure data privacy and avoid misuse.
- March 12, 2019
Apache Kafka and Apache Spark connectors ease use of the Aerospike NoSQL data store in high-speed applications such as analytics that are becoming more broadly supported.
- March 11, 2019
Data catalogs form a hub for managing enterprise data. New products focus on machine learning and AI add-ons that help automate aspects of data governance.
- February 26, 2019
An in-memory data grid (IMDG) from Hazelcast lets designers tune subsystems to support consistency over availability, or the reverse, depending on what designers want.
- February 14, 2019
The Presto engine arose as an alternative to Hive for big data queries. Now, the Presto Software Foundation has formed to promote the SQL query software's virtues.
- February 11, 2019
StoryFit data scientists employ machine learning algorithms to gauge film script scenarios' prospects. They use Import.io tools to make data preparation easier.
- February 01, 2019
Cloud giants like AWS have adopted open source databases, causing Confluent, MongoDB and others to guard their assets the best way they know how: licensing.