Big Data

Oracle takes a new twist on MySQL: Adding data warehousing to the cloud service

MySQL, the open source relational database that came to Oracle through the Sun Microsystems acquisition, originated as a relatively simple relational database that was known for one task: transaction processing. In an announcement today, Oracle is unveiling an extended version of MySQL that takes it into data warehousing territory. It is releasing a new managed …

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DataStax reveals K8ssandra as sky-native Cassandra

Following the follow-up to the release of a Kubernetes (K8s) operator to Cassandra last spring, DataStax unveils a full-blown open-source distribution of Cassandra built for Kubernetes. It is extended to the original operator along with preconfigured tools and guides for implementing and configuring Cassandra on Kubernetes clusters, while utilizing several different open source projects for …

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Collective[i]: How the FAANG companies inspired a B2B sales solution

It’s a sign of the times that it’s almost taken for granted when we hear about applications that integrate AI into their solutions. But when the company was founded back in 2012, Collective[i], short for Collective Intelligence, was one of the first to go that route. At the time when the world fell in love …

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Ataccama announces new AI-driven release of data management / control platform

The display of data quality in Ataccama ONE Gen2’s knowledge catalog Credit: Ataccama Ataccama, a data management provider best known for its data quality (DQ) and master data management (MDM) tools for big data, today announces a new release of its Ataccama ONE platform, which the company says makes strong use of artificial intelligence (AI) …

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CockroachDB adds support for Kubernetes and geospatial data

In its new 20.2 release, which now includes general availability, Cockroach Labs adds support to a data type that has been at the top of the wish list for its clients: geospatial data. And to facilitate cloud-native implementation, the company is a new operator of Kubernetes (K8s). To summarize, the platform, Cockroach DB, was inspired …

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Databricks launches SQL Analytics | ZDNet

The SQL editor in Databricks’ new SQL Analytics workspace Credit: databases Candidate for data analysis Computer chips offers a platform that, along with open source Apache Spark technology on which its core is based has long been a favorite to attack streaming data, data engineering and machine learning workloads. It also has “moonlight” as an …

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What’s next for AI: Gary Marcus talks about the journey towards robust artificial intelligence

Gary Marcus is a prominent figure in AI. He dedicated his career to understanding intelligence, and that’s what his approach to AI is based on. He was not very talented at writing, but still became a best-selling author. He is an academic who founded two startups – one acquired by Uber, another scoring just $ …

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Observability, step 3: Distributed tracking as a service of logz.io

Observability is the ability to derive a state of a system from output data. Or is it the sum of logs, metrics and tracks? Well, both actually. The former is a qualitative and abstract expression, while the latter is more quantitative and specific. Both are definitions that people seem to subscribe to, according to DevOps …

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