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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 7, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 7, 2016. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Qubole, a big data-as-a-service company, is open sourcing its Quark platform, a cost-based SQL optimizer. The Quark project is also available in a SaaS implementation via the Qubole Data Service (QDS).

Segment, which provides a customer data hub, has introduced a new platform that will give companies access to new types of cloud services data. The new platform, dubbed "Sources," allows users to now export, sync, and store data from CRM, marketing, and payments platforms and move it into Postgres or Amazon Redshift for analysis.