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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.



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Tamr, Inc., a leader in data products, is launching Smart Curation, a Snowflake Native App on Snowflake Marketplace that allows data teams to monitor their data products seamlessly and proactively. The announcement was made at Snowflake's annual user conference, Snowflake Summit 2023.

Posted June 29, 2023

ClickHouse Inc. is unveiling the general availability of ClickHouse Cloud on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), expanding ClickHouse's accommodation of clients' cloud platform of choice.

Posted June 29, 2023

MemVerge, a cloud automation provider, is launching Memory Machine Cloud Essentials, Pro, and Enterprise built on the company's Cloud Automation 2.0 technology, offering a transformative portfolio for analytic application users that empowers millions of users who are non-cloud experts to take advantage of cloud computing.

Posted June 29, 2023

Now that we're emerging from the pandemic and the dust is starting to settle, organizations are taking a good, hard look at their digital transformation and modernization priorities moving forward. To shed light on the adoption and maturity of trending data architectures and where the industry is headed, Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, partnered with Radiant Advisors to field the latest survey, "Market Study: 2023 Modern Data Architecture Trends," sponsored by Cambridge Semantics, Informatica, Kinetica, Teradata, and Vertica.

Posted June 29, 2023

Oracle's new EU Sovereign Cloud is now available, and it aims to help private and public sector organizations across the European Union gain more control over data privacy and sovereignty requirements. One of the first cloud offerings designed to address the EU's emerging regulatory landscape, Oracle EU Sovereign Cloud gives customers the services and capabilities of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's (OCI) public cloud regions with the same prices, support, and service level agreements (SLAs) to run all workloads, according to the vendor.

Posted June 29, 2023

Immuta, a data security leader, is making key enhancements to its Data Security Platform for Databricks, enabling data teams to leverage Immuta's full platform capabilities to unlock value from data, reduce costs, and speed up innovation while maintaining strong data security posture.

Posted June 28, 2023

RelationalAI, the industry's first AI coprocessor for cloud platforms and language models, is announcing that its cloud native, AI coprocessor—compatible with the Snowflake Data Cloud—is available for preview at Snowflake's annual user conference, Snowflake Summit 2023.

Posted June 28, 2023

Redpanda Data announced it has raised $100 million in Series C funding, enabling the company to infuse this capital into data-intensive applications with new foundational capabilities that are beyond the scope of legacy streaming data platforms. The funding round was led by returning investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, along with GV and Haystack VC. The company now has $165 million in funds secured to date.

Posted June 28, 2023

Bain & Company is forming a global partnership with SAP SE, the German-headquartered enterprise resource planning (ERP) software giant, developing a strategic approach to drive successful cloud business transformations, including ERP. The approach pairs Bain's expertise in C-suite advisory and strategic implementation with SAP's market-leading software and cloud solutions.

Posted June 28, 2023

Parkovyi DC announced that it has achieved an SAP certification for outsourcing partners in cloud and infrastructure operations. This SAP certification further strengthens PARKOVYI's capabilities and portfolio to offer managed services in Ukraine for cloud and infrastructure operations.

Posted June 28, 2023

KINEXON Industries, a provider of innovative industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions, is partnering with SAP to bring KINEXON OS - Order Tracking and Process Management into the SAP supply chain solution portfolio, enabling customers to automate operations, improve efficiency, and drive sustainability. KINEXON OS provides Order Tracking and Process Management, a comprehensive solution that enables businesses to streamline and automate shop floor processes, resulting in significant improvements in productivity. A particular focus of the cloud-based software is real-time tracking of all moving assets and the management of logistics and production orders.

Posted June 28, 2023

Intel and SAP are forming a strategic partnership to deliver more powerful and sustainable SAP software landscapes in the cloud. Designed to help customers derive greater scalability, agility, and consolidation of existing SAP software landscapes, the collaboration deepens Intel's focus on delivering extremely powerful and secure instances for SAP, powered by 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors.

Posted June 28, 2023

To help bring new resources and innovation to light, each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine presents the DBTA 100, a list of forward-thinking companies seeking to expand what's possible with data for their customers. Several top MultiValue companies land on the list again this year, including Kore Technologies, Revelation Software, and Rocket Software.

Posted June 28, 2023

Kore Technologies is slated to present how to Modernize Your Multi-Value Applications with Real-Time Integration in an upcoming DBTA webinar on June 29, 2023. Keith Lambert, VP marketing and business development, Kore Technologies and Mark Dobransky, managing partner, co-founder, Kore Technologies will showcase how Kourier REST can integrate a variety of modern applications into your MV platform.

Posted June 28, 2023

Rocket Software is releasing a new version of Rocket jBASE, combining scalable, flexible, seamless interoperability with connectivity and low overhead for system management and administration.

Posted June 28, 2023

Many companies have been focusing on AI this year as new technologies and solutions have emerged that promise to leave organizations in the dust if they aren't paying attention. Behind all the wonders that AI brings, however, is the workhorse that must be attended behind the scenes—databases and associated data environments.

Posted June 27, 2023

LicenseFortress, a provider of software license management solutions, is updating its ArxPlatform in response to the challenges posed by the recent Oracle Java licensing changes. According to the company, these enhancements will provide organizations with comprehensive solutions to navigate the evolving Java licensing landscape and mitigate the risks associated with rising Java audits.

Posted June 27, 2023

Mendix, a Siemens business and global provider of modern enterprise application development, is releasing Mendix 10, introducing a host of innovations that empower organizations to meet unprecedented demand for software by enabling shifts in enterprise-wide digital solution delivery.

Posted June 27, 2023

AtScale, a provider of semantic layer solutions for modern business intelligence and data science teams, is partnering with Dataiku, the platform for Everyday AI, to help accelerate enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) adoption. By combining Dataiku's single data and AI platform with AtScale's universal semantic layer and AI-Link, organizations will be able to improve data science productivity with business-vetted features for AI model training and feature management.

Posted June 26, 2023

ScaleOut Software is announcing that its product suite will now include Google Cloud support, expanding its availability options.

Posted June 26, 2023

How do you know if you're getting the most out of the data analysts in your organization? Wayne Eckerson, president of Eckerson Group, offered a quick checklist to measure how to support the data analyst at Data Summit 2023.

Posted June 26, 2023

Baffle, Inc. is releasing Baffle Manager 2.0, delivering a new user interface (UI) and other features that highly automate enterprise-wide data protection for applications, analytics, and AI. With no code or application changes, Baffle cryptographically protects the data as it's created, used, and shared. Baffle Manager 2.0's new UI, APIs, automation, and expanded integrations deliver a single platform to create and manage data-centric protection policies that can be reused and enforced across all cloud-native stores, legacy and third-party applications, and new AI initiatives.

Posted June 23, 2023

Privacera, the cloud data governance and security provider founded by the creators of Apache Ranger, is announcing the private preview of Privacera AI Governance (PAIG), empowering organizations to efficiently manage the entire AI data security lifecycle.

Posted June 23, 2023

MotherDuck, builder of the serverless, easy-to-use data analytics platform based on open source database DuckDB, is announcing the first release of its cloud analytics platform, following its numerous integrations and partnerships, as well as its $47.5M funding round which took place less than a year ago.

Posted June 22, 2023

ThinkData Works Inc., a data catalog provider, is introducing a new data lineage solution that allows companies to better visualize data flows, improving efficiency and observability for an organization's entire data ecosystem. According to the company, the offering provides a comprehensive view of data pipelines, displaying an active graph of data lineage from warehouse to model and letting users analyze and explore pipelines to ensure quality, limit risk, and reduce cost.

Posted June 21, 2023

Oracle is aiming to make it easier for organizations to balance price and performance in their cloud environments and reduce costs with new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Compute E5 instances with 4th generation AMD EPYC processors. According to the company, unlike other cloud providers' rigid instance options that bind organizations to paying more for unused computing resources, flexible instances from OCI allow customers to allocate cores and memory as needed.

Posted June 21, 2023

Oracle announced it plans to develop powerful, generative AI services for organizations worldwide in collaboration with Cohere, a leading AI platform for the enterprise, helping organizations automate end-to-end business processes, improve decision-making, and enhance customer experiences, according to the company.

Posted June 21, 2023

NINJIO is launching NINJIO SENSE, a behavioral science-based solution that empowers a culture of cybersecurity based on human behavior, divided into seven core susceptibilities—curiosity, fear, craving, obedience, opportunity, social, and urgency.

Posted June 20, 2023

Tableau, a Salesforce company, announced the 2023.2 version of its platform is now available with new capabilities to improve analytics platform productivity, efficiency, and security. With Tableau Prep, users can now easily perform multi-row calculations that enable the computation of table calculations while preparing data.

Posted June 20, 2023

DBTA held a webinar, Game-Changing Technologies in Machine Learning and AI, joined by a panel of experts to explore the bustling world of AI and ML solutions that can propel any business into the modern age, an era characterized by the need for business flexibility, innovation, and efficacy.

Posted June 20, 2023

Ah, those comprehensive, yet amazingly unclear terms and conditions (T&C). You know the ones. They include a minimum of 10 pages of scrolling text detailing the company's rights and obligations. Of course, the critical bits regarding your data or rights are beyond the point at which even young eyes go blurry.

Posted June 19, 2023

Kodem, provider of a software composition analysis (SCA) platform, is emerging from stealth with $25M in funding from Greylock and TPY Capital, enabling the company to launch its platform globally and expand its go-to-market team. Kodem is redefining application security by using runtime intelligence to gain deep application understanding and determine actual application risk. This significantly reduces the time it takes to remediate issues and brings the number of alerts down by more than 90%, dramatically improving efficiency, saving organizations real time and money, and making applications safer, according to the company.

Posted June 19, 2023

Kinetica, the database for time and space, is expanding its partner ecosystem in the United States, Europe, and Asia to meet the growing demand for its real-time, vectorized, analytic database for time-series and spatial workloads. The company added strategic global systems integrators to its partner roster, including Expero, Riskfuel, and Semantic AI.

Posted June 19, 2023

The new capability, available now across all markets, complements Flexential's national 100Gbps backbone allowing for any to any dynamic connections to customer deployments, and access to a vast ecosystem of carriers, cloud providers and subsea transport options on the FlexAnywhere platform of 39 data centers across 19 markets.

Posted June 19, 2023

AMD recently unveiled the products, strategy, and ecosystem partners that will shape the future of computing, highlighting the next phase of data center innovation. AMD made a series of announcements showcasing its AI Platform strategy, giving customers a cloud to edge, to endpoint portfolio of hardware products, with deep industry software collaboration, to develop scalable and pervasive AI solutions.

Posted June 19, 2023

IBM Security is expanding integrations with Amazon Web Services (AWS), helping customers simplify and enhance cloud security by bringing together native AWS Cloud Foundational Services with IBM Security QRadar Log Insights and IBM Security QRadar SIEM. IBM Security has also recently made strategic investments to strengthen its Guardium family of data security products, extending data visibility and control into leading cloud service providers such as AWS.

Posted June 19, 2023

IBM announced plans to open its first Europe-based quantum data center to facilitate access to cutting-edge quantum computing for companies, research institutions, and government agencies. The data center is expected to be operational in 2024, with multiple IBM quantum computing systems, each with utility scale quantum processors, i.e., those of more than 100 qubits.

Posted June 19, 2023

Virtana, an IT operations management (ITOM) company accelerating hybrid, multi-vendor, and multi-cloud infrastructure innovation, is acquiring cloud observability platform, OpsCruise, a purpose-built cloud-native, and Kubernetes observability platform. According to the company, with this acquisition, Virtana continues to deliver on its vision to support simplified and unified hybrid infrastructure observability for on-prem, cloud, and edge multi-vendor environments by extending its hybrid coverage to support cloud-native, open-source, containers, and serverless functions. 

Posted June 16, 2023

Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is forging new global partnership agreements with Cisco, bringing Hitachi Vantara into Cisco's Service Provider and Solution Technology Integrator (STI) partner programs.

Posted June 16, 2023

In April, I was at Hannover Messe, one of the world's largest trade fairs for industrial technology, which is held annually in Hannover, Germany. Due to COVID-19, the event was canceled for a few years, but this year, it was back, and, I'm happy to report, nearly at full scale. I had forgotten how massive it is. The sheer size of the event, with thousands of exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world attending each year, was truly mind-blowing. You need to have been there to understand.

Posted June 16, 2023

Zilliz is now offering its cloud vector database for free, including a plethora of new features along with additional pricing options for individuals and organizations. According to the company, the move makes vector databases accessible for projects of all sizes. Developers can now, regardless of budget, spin up generative AI applications while protecting against hallucination.

Posted June 15, 2023

On April 20, 2009, Oracle announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Sun Microsystems. With the purchase of Sun, Oracle entered the hardware business and obtained the Java programming language. It took a decade for Oracle to realize the monetizing potential of Java.

Posted June 15, 2023

Glen Willis, solutions architect at Monte Carlo, joined DBTA's webinar, Operationalizing Data Observability: Best Practices and Critical Strategies, to explore how data observability can be implemented—with best practices, strategies, and tools—to keep data fresh, reliable, and efficient.

Posted June 14, 2023

Granica is emerging from stealth—backed by $45M in funding—and introducing its cloud native AI efficiency platform, built to put valuable, data-centric AI research into the hands of enterprises.

Posted June 14, 2023

CTERA, a provider of edge-to-cloud file services, is launching CTERA Ransom Protect, a new homegrown AI-powered cyber protection engine natively integrated into the CTERA global file system. Using activity sensors built into the file system that are feeding an advanced machine learning algorithm trained on an extensive dataset of attack flows, CTERA Ransom Protect is able to detect and block attacks within seconds and provides tools for immediate mitigation and instant recovery.

Posted June 14, 2023

Flipside, a provider of blockchain marketplace design and analytics, is launching its on-demand blockchain data offering specifically for the enterprise. Flipside Shares is available on Snowflake Marketplace and provides joint customers—of all sizes—with access to expertly modeled and curated blockchain datasets, without the hassle of managing nodes, complex data pipelines, or costly data storage.

Posted June 14, 2023

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