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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
May 19, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: May 19, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Organizations have begun to realize the importance that big data can provide them. The technologies and issues involved in becoming a data driven enterprise were explored in a panel discussion at Data Summit 2015 in New York City, featuring David Mariani, CEO of AtScale; Andy Schroepfer, chief strategy officer with HOSTING; and Wendy Gradek, senior manager, R&D Analytics, EMC.

DataStax, which provides an enterprise distribution of Apache Cassandra, has introduced DataStax Enterprise 4.7 (DSE 4.7), which the company says, is purpose-built for the stringent performance and availability demands of web, mobile and Internet of Things (IOT) applications. The new release includes advancements to integrated enterprise search, analytics, in-memory computing, and database management and monitoring to address the increasing shift toward mixed workload deployments.

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards. This year, there are more than 300 nominees across 29 categories.