Newsletters




Business Intelligence and Analytics

The world of Business Intelligence and Analytics is evolving quickly. Increasingly, the emphasis is on real-time Business Intelligence to enable faster decision making, and on Data Visualization, which enables data patterns to be seen more clearly. Key technologies involved in preparing raw data to be used for Business Intelligence, Reporting and Analytics – including ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load), CDC (Change Data Capture), and Data Deduplication – support a wide range of goals within organizations.



Business Intelligence and Analytics Articles

SAP is introducing an experience-driven journey to process analytics, correlating experience data from user surveys (whether customer, supplier, or employee) with underlying IT systems to give companies the ability to understand how best to optimize their end-to-end business processes for both operational excellence and customer experience.

Posted April 27, 2022

Fivetran, a provider of modern data integration solutions, now supports the Google Cloud Cortex Framework and announced that it is a Launch Partner for the new Google Cloud Ready - BigQuery program. For Google Cloud customers moving SAP data, they then can leverage the numerous predefined data models and content available with Google Cloud Cortex Framework, which helps users to kickstart insights and reduce time-to-value.

Posted April 27, 2022

Microsoft announced it has begun migrating its internal SAP systems to S/4HANA under the RISE with SAP umbrella, making SAP responsible for the licensing, technical management, hosting, and support of its SAP applications under a single SLA. The migration to S/4HANA will serve a dual purpose for Microsoft: modernizing its legacy SAP systems before the end of mainstream support in 2027 and demonstrating to customers that it is capable of hosting and running one of the largest and most complex SAP installations in the world within the RISE framework.

Posted April 27, 2022

Rocket Software is launching the latest version of the MultiValue Performance Experience (MVX: Performance) platform, delivering increasing value to customers and addressing issues and bugs in the code faster. The latest MVX: Performance 1.2.0 release continues to add metrics customers are interested in monitoring.

Posted April 27, 2022

BlueFinity is giving users the option of developing a native or web app with Evoke. With a low-code platform, such as Evoke from BlueFinity, the developer can generate and deploy native (as well as web apps) to run on all devices, operating systems and browsers, all from the same app design and code.

Posted April 27, 2022

Cloudreach, an Atos company and multi-cloud services provider, is launching Sunstone, a breakthrough software platform designed to accelerate the modernization of in-cloud environments. Through the use of AI and machine learning technologies, Sunstone automates the continuous modernization of in-cloud applications to drive innovation, boost performance, increase security, and reduce costs, according to the vendor.

Posted April 26, 2022

D2iQ, an enterprise Kubernetes provider for smart cloud-native applications, is offering its newest release of the D2iQ Kubernetes Platform (DKP) with customer-led updates that give enterprises more control and visibility when deploying and managing Kubernetes deployments in any environment.

Posted April 26, 2022

SOOS, the software security company on a mission to make risk remediation affordable and accessible to all, is releasing its new Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) tool, making cybersecurity accessible to more businesses. In a field dominated by expensive, cumbersome options, SOOS is committed to providing simple, straightforward, and effective tools, according to the vendor.

Posted April 26, 2022

Today, all organizations want to be data-driven and empower their users at every level to make more informed decisions. Trifacta, known for its data wrangling tools and software, was recently acquired by Alteryx, a leader in self-service data analytics, for $400 million. Adam Wilson, formerly CEO of Trifacta, and now senior vice president & general manager, Trifacta, at Alteryx, recently reflected on the changing data environment, what customers need to focus on now to be successful, and how the acquisition supports Alteryx's mission.

Posted April 25, 2022

At AWS Summit San Francisco, AWS announced that Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is generally available for both Aurora PostgreSQL and MySQL. Aurora Serverless is an on-demand, auto-scaling configuration for Amazon Aurora that allows a database to scale capacity up or down based on your application's needs.

Posted April 21, 2022

Oracle has announced the availability of Oracle Exadata Cloud Infrastructure X9M. With Oracle Autonomous Database Service or Oracle Exadata Database Service running on Exadata Cloud Infrastructure X9M, customers can run existing workloads faster, with greater scale, and at a lower cost than previous generations. In addition, when upgrading from X8M to X9M, organizations can reduce costs by consolidating hundreds of OTLP, analytics, and mixed database workloads onto a single cloud service.

Posted April 21, 2022

Quest Software has announced the launch of Foglight 6.1, a monitoring and optimization platform for the hybrid enterprise. Foglight enables businesses to confidently manage their IT infrastructure and databases by providing them with the tools for deep-dive database workload optimization and cloud cost management. New features include notification management for IT alert configuration, gMSA account integration for password security, and execution plan analysis for MySQL.

Posted April 20, 2022

It's no secret that businesses have become more data-driven in recent years, with powerful big data analytics increasingly deliv­ering on the promise of adding business value. As a result, the quality and enrichment of data have become top priorities for business leaders on a global scale. In fact, according to a recent survey of chief data officers, 88% have started building auto­mation into their data management processes to help manage data quality.

Posted April 20, 2022

Are you a developer who is using Oracle Database and is interested in learning more about Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)? At Quest's INSYNC conference, Anil Nair, prod­uct manager at Oracle, presented "A Developer's Guide to Oracle RAC." The session covered tips and tricks to ensure that develop­ers can benefit from features such as session failover and load balancing with minimal effort.

Posted April 20, 2022

TIBCO Software has announced the release of TIBCO WebFOCUS 9.0.0, which adds new capabilities such as TIBCO WebFOCUS Container Edition and a Hub for a personalized user experience, along with enhancements for TIBCO WebFOCUS Designer. "Valuable data and AI/ML algorithms flow through absolutely every corner of an organization. The use of visual discovery and improved data management enables users and developers to turn that raw data into truly meaningful insights," said Mark Palmer, senior vice president, engineering, TIBCO.

Posted April 20, 2022

Privitar has formed a strategic partnership with Denodo. The companies' goal is to advance modern data provisioning and put safe data at the core of any data mesh and logical data fabric powered by data virtualization. "Our partnership with Privitar will enable organizations to automatically and transparently allow sensitive data to be consistently governed while remaining protected and compliant with legislation," said Suresh Chandrasekaran, executive vice president, Denodo.

Posted April 20, 2022

As organizations accelerate cloud adoption and build diverse data stacks to maximize the value of best-of-breed cloud platforms like Databricks and Snowflake, one often overlooked challenge is managing access and privacy controls as systems scale.

Posted April 19, 2022

BMC has announced new capabilities and integrations across its BMC AMI (Automated Mainframe Intelligence) and BMC Compuware portfolios. These innovations are aimed at increasing developer productivity, helping to predict service impacts, and helping to prevent attackers from compromising mainframe environments. Separately, BMC also recently announced day one support for the IBM Db2 13 and IBM z16 releases.

Posted April 18, 2022

IBM has announced Db2 13 for z/OS, which, the company says, enhances the availability, security and resiliency of data and applications. According to IBM, Db2 13 for z/OS provides the ability to develop large-scale AI-insights through an innovative, database-integrated approach, infuse AI within any application to improve operations and reduce costs, and enhance resiliency, efficiency, and application stability for maximum availability. Availability is planned for May 31, 2022.

Posted April 18, 2022

IBM has unveiled the IBM z16, its next-generation system with an integrated on-chip AI accelerator—delivering latency-optimized inferencing. This innovation is designed to enable clients to analyze real-time transactions, at scale—for mission-critical workloads such as credit card, healthcare and financial transactions.

Posted April 18, 2022

DBI Software, a provider of best-in-class performance monitoring, tuning, and trending tools for IBM Db2 LUW and SQL Server databases, has announced the release of version 7 of its Database Performance Web Suite.

Posted April 18, 2022

iboss, a Zero Trust Edge cloud security provider, is introducing a new Zero Trust Policy Manager (ZTPM), enabling organizations of to quickly and easily implement Zero Trust policies to secure their data and resources. The ZTPM, a new capability within iboss' platform, will enable organizations to implement Zero Trust according to the new federal NIST 800-207 guidelines. The ZTPM supports all major constructs within the NIST 800-207 Zero Trust Architecture publication to ensure organizations are protected from breaches and data loss.

Posted April 18, 2022

Absolute Software, a provider of self-healing endpoint and secure access solutions, is releasing Absolute Ransomware Response, enabling customers to strengthen preparedness and accelerate endpoint recovery in the face of the ever-growing threat of ransomware attacks.

Posted April 18, 2022

Startups are always emerging to address challenges and leverage opportunities in innovative ways. The companies bring fresh approaches to accelerating digital transformation, expanding what's possible with analytics, breaking down silos, and more. Here are 15 startups DBTA thinks are worth watching in 2022.

Posted April 18, 2022

dbt Labs, a pioneer in analytics engineering, is providing dbt Cloud on Databricks Partner Connect, allowing Databricks customers  to experience the benefits of dbt Cloud on the lakehouse.

Posted April 15, 2022

SADA, a business and technology consultancy and Google Cloud partner, announced a new three-year expansion of its relationship with Google Cloud—rolling out additional offerings and services that build upon Google Cloud solutions and capabilities.

Posted April 15, 2022

Kentik, the network observability company, is expanding its partnership with Cloudflare and offering a new security integration with the company, helping customers ensure network infrastructure availability and reduce operational costs. Now, network security teams can procure and use Kentik's DDoS detection and analytics, and Magic Transit, Cloudflare's industry-leading DDoS mitigation tool, as an integrated, on-demand solution. 

Posted April 14, 2022

greymatter.io, an enterprise microservices platform provider based in Alexandria, Virginia, has closed a $7.1 million Series A round, led by Elsewhere Partners.  Greymatter.io provides a microservices platform, which includes service mesh and API management for enterprise-scale IT environments.  

Posted April 14, 2022

Snowplow, an industry leader in data creation and behavioral data, announced that it has successfully joined the Snowflake Partner Network as a Premier Partner, along with achieving the Snowflake Ready Technology Validation. The Snowflake Ready Technology Validation program recognizes organizations that have completed a third party technical validation to confirm optimization with Snowflake integrations.

Posted April 14, 2022

Infoworks.io announced that Infoworks Replicator 4.0 is enabling the migration of on-prem Hadoop data lakes to the cloud faster with one-third the resources required of traditional approaches.

Posted April 13, 2022

Databricks, the Data and AI company and pioneer of the data lakehouse paradigm, is releasing Delta Live Tables (DLT), an ETL framework that uses a simple declarative approach to build reliable data pipelines and automatically manage data infrastructure at scale.

Posted April 13, 2022

Satori, creator of the Universal Data Access Service for cloud-based data stores and infrastructure, is adding support for three of the most popular relational databases—MySQL, CockroachDB, and MariaDB—allowing users to now control access to data stored in these databases in a streamlined, secure, and non-disruptive way.

Posted April 12, 2022

Neo4j, a leading graph data platform, is unveiling Neo4j Graph Data Science, the company's comprehensive graph analytics workspace built for data scientists. The platform is now available with new and enhanced capabilities, and as a fully managed cloud service called AuraDS.

Posted April 12, 2022

Digitate, a provider of autonomous enterprise software for IT and business operations, is offering new benefits, incentives, and program opportunities for its global partner ecosystem. The new Elevate Partner Program will enable partners to increase profitability and accelerate their growth with Digitate, as more organizations supercharge their digital transformation with AIOps.

Posted April 11, 2022

Teleport, a provider of Identity-based Infrastructure Access Management, is releasing Teleport 9, the latest edition of the open-source Teleport Access Plane, introducing the Teleport Machine ID which delivers identity-based access and audit for infrastructure resources like servers and databases, CI/CD automation, service accounts, and custom code in applications such as microservices. 

Posted April 08, 2022

Atlassian is introducing two new capabilities to the Atlassian platform, offering the Atlassian Data Lake and Atlassian Analytics. The Atlassian Data Lake contains cross-product and cross-instance data for easy analysis with pre-modeled and enriched fields to speed up insight generation. Atlassian Data Lake is built on the enterprise-grade trusted Atlassian platform to ensure privacy and security.

Posted April 08, 2022

Stacklet, developers of a cloud governance as code platform based on the open source Cloud Custodian project, is offering the Stacklet Platform as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), making it easier and frictionless for organizations to shift to governance as code model.

Posted April 08, 2022

Database applications have vastly improved in recent years, but despite our best efforts, they can still feel frustratingly slow. A report that is supposed to take minutes might instead (for unknown reasons) take 2 hours. Corporate teams complain that every time they work with the database, it gums up the works, leaving users grumpy and managers suspicious. This is no small matter. According to the SolarWinds Query Report 2021, nearly one-third of data pros sur­veyed manage more than 300 databases in their organization's environment.

Posted April 07, 2022

It is well known that a database is the fundamental building block for any data-based initiative. Databases are used when collecting, storing, processing, and analyzing data. A database is the silent component that drives business decisions and operational improvements or simply keeps track of inventory. As much as the database should be the almost invisible part of these processes, it is crucial to make the right choice. While it might look easy to select a suitable database, there are a few things to evaluate when making a decision.

Posted April 07, 2022

As everyone pushes for real-time analytics, more responsive online services, and more protection against cybercrime, data resiliency has moved front and center. Put simply, data must be available at all times. This requires a shift in con­ventional thinking toward data resiliency strategies in rec­ognition of the fact that it is no longer a technical issue; it's a business issue.

Posted April 07, 2022

Airbyte, creators of an open-source data integration platform, is releasing its cloud service for data movement in the U.S. "With Airbyte Cloud, we remove the headache of building and maintaining custom data infrastructure by providing a simple, economical way for enterprises to move data as needed," said Michel Tricot, co-founder and CEO, Airbyte.

Posted April 07, 2022

Talend, a global leader in data integration and management, is acquiring Gamma Soft, a market innovator in change data capture (CDC), adding Gamma Soft's enterprise-class change data capture technologies will help customers streamline their data modernization initiatives, including cloud migrations, and support advanced, real-time analytics use cases across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. 

Posted April 07, 2022

With data increasing at a rapid pace and more companies seeing the need to compete on analytics, there is also more awareness of the essential role of data literacy. As the amount of data created everyday continues to explode, businesses are looking for every advantage they can get to adapt to changing market headwinds

Posted April 07, 2022

Google unveiled a variety of new services and innovations that allow customers to work with limitless data, across all workloads, and extend access to everyone. These new enhancements were revealed during its Data Cloud Summit.

Posted April 06, 2022

Ascend.io, the Data Automation Cloud, announced it has received $31 million in Series B funding, enabling the company to scale go-to-market efforts and expand into new geographies, as well as extend Ascend's Data Automation Cloud to support full multi-cloud data mesh automation.

Posted April 06, 2022

Pages
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147

Sponsors