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Public Cloud, Private Cloud, and Hybrid Cloud approaches as well as services such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) are being embraced for cost efficiency, scalability, and consolidation. Hypervisor technologies, Open Source versus Proprietary Hypervisor technologies, Security, Open Standards, Interoperability, High Availability, and Backup & Recovery are among the issues that are critical to consider when evaluating a move to the cloud.



Cloud Computing Articles

Developers have a strong affinity for deploying their applications on open-source database engines, such as MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL. Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) offers these engines as a managed service and manages complex and time-consuming administrative tasks, such as database engine software installation and upgrades, storage management, replication for high availability and read throughput, and backups for disaster recovery.

Posted July 28, 2023

Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is announcing the continued expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft, manifesting as the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Azure Stake HCI.

Posted July 28, 2023

AuditBoard, the cloud-based platform transforming how businesses manage risk, is debuting AuditBoard ITRM, an IT risk management solution that accelerates threat detection, strengthens cyber resilience, and drives strategic investments within an enterprise's IT landscape.

Posted July 28, 2023

Tenable, the exposure management company, is debuting new Tenable Cloud Security features that target OS vulnerability prevention through threat detection across container images, registries, and pipelines.

Posted July 27, 2023

Wallaroo.AI, the company scaling production machine learning (ML) from the cloud to the edge, and Ampere, the modern semiconductor company, are announcing their strategic collaboration, aimed toward creating optimized hardware and software solutions that innovate on efficiency, sustainability, and lower cost per inference for cloud AI.

Posted July 27, 2023

BMC is releasing a variety of innovations for the BMC AMI portfolio centered on hybrid cloud integration with an open borders approach to mainframe computing, creating consistent, complementary experiences not only for mainframe professionals, but for the customers they serve, too. The new BMC AMI Cloud suite of solutions empowers organizations to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy for mainframe data management. Integration of mainframe data with the hybrid cloud enables organizations to choose the on-premises, private cloud, or public cloud strategy that is best suited for their needs. This provides an efficient and high-preforming alternative to replace or augment proprietary mainframe virtual tape library (VTL) systems.

Posted July 27, 2023

Kinetica, the database for time and space, is unveiling a completely free iteration of Kinetica Cloud, enabling anyone to experience real-time data analysis capabilities by simply signing-up—no credit card needed. Kinetica Cloud Free Forever offers the full extent of its services, for free, for up to 10GB of data.

Posted July 27, 2023

Teradata is acquiring Stemma Technologies (Stemma), a cloud-native, fully managed, data catalog solution, adding AI to accelerate transformative analytics value for customers. Stemma's robust data catalog solution will strengthen Teradata's data fabric and accelerate the analytic productivity of the Vantage platform, according to Teradata.

Posted July 26, 2023

Rafay Systems, the platform provider for Kubernetes management and operations, is announcing the integration of a brand new capability designed for the company's Kubernetes Operations Platform (KOP) which eases the management burden of large Kubernetes clusters throughout various environments—including data centers, popular public clouds such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, as well as at the edge.

Posted July 26, 2023

DataGrail, the Privacy Control Center enterprise, is unveiling DataGrail Managed Services, a privacy management offering that alleviates the heavy load of day-to-day privacy tasks, handling processes such as DSR fulfillment and data mapping.

Posted July 26, 2023

Vertex, Inc., a global provider of tax technology solutions, announced that its Vertex Indirect Tax Determination for SAP ERP and SAP S/4HANA is now an SAP Endorsed App for the North American region. As businesses grow and evolve on a global scale, so do their tax needs. Navigating the ever-changing tax landscape doesn't need to be complicated, according to the company.

Posted July 26, 2023

Cosmo Tech announced that its Supply Chain Vulnerability Scan is now available on the SAP Store, arming SAP Integrated Business Planning software with an AI-Simulation add-on to deliver supply chain resilience at all levels of planning to customers.

Posted July 26, 2023

SAP announced it is making strategic direct investments in three leading generative AI companies, furthering its commitment to deliver Business AI that's relevant, reliable, and responsible. The investments in Aleph Alpha GmbH, Anthropic PBC, and Cohere reinforce SAP's open ecosystem approach to AI, leveraging the best technology to embed AI across the SAP portfolio, according to the company.

Posted July 26, 2023

Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, a global healthcare company, announced it has reached an important milestone in its IT transformation, successfully migrating its key SAP software systems to the cloud with the RISE with SAP offering. This strategic move lays the foundation for future innovation targets and enables Fresenius to improve scalability, enhance application security, and drive the digitalization of its global business processes, according to the company.

Posted July 26, 2023

Rocket Software is releasing Rocket MV BASIC for Visual Studio Code (MVVS) v2.1.0, including a preview of the highly anticipated feature—Online Editing. In the latest MVVS v2.1.0 extension, the Online Editing feature takes center stage, enabling users to effortlessly view and edit program files either locally or remotely on a Rocket UniVerse or Rocket UniData server, according to the company.

Posted July 26, 2023

Keith Lambert, VP of marketing and business development at Kore Technologies, and Mark Dobransky, managing partner and co-founder of Kore Technologies, joined DBTA's webinar, Modernize Your MultiValue Applications with Real-Time Integration, to explore the ways in which U2 applications can be successfully integrated with other technologies, as well as how RESTful Web Services and APIs can be leveraged and created to propel positive implementation.

Posted July 26, 2023

Postman, the API platform company, is announcing the completed acquisition of Akita Software, the system behavior monitoring and observation accessibility company, with plans to integrate Akita's robust API monitoring and discovery capabilities within the Postman platform.

Posted July 25, 2023

DBI Software, a provider of performance monitoring, tuning, and trending tools for IBM Db2 LUW and SQL Server databases, is releasing version 9 of the DBI Performance Web Suite. Version 9 of the Web Suite, collector, and classic tools includes many new features and enhancements such as a top query resource and degradation analyzer, historical locks, recommendations with links to the relevant views, a Linux version of the Web Suite, and support for Edge.

Posted July 25, 2023

Graylog, a global provider of SIEM and log management solutions, is acquiring Resurface.io's data-driven API security platform, broadening Graylog's security portfolio and delivering a comprehensive API security Threat Detection and Incident Response platform.

Posted July 21, 2023

RightData, the Data Products Company and provider of data product software, is introducing DataMarket, enabling users to act on all data within an organization. According to the company, DataMarket works with any data source, data store, or analytics package and can understand definitions, view metadata, control access, and direct access to APIs, connectors, and natural language-based data analysis.

Posted July 21, 2023

Danny Higgins, global practice lead for Oracle databases at Pure Storage, joined DBTA's webinar, Modern Non-Disruptive Approaches to Oracle Disaster Recovery Drills, to discuss the ways in which Oracle teams can adopt certain best practices and technologies to reduce the time, complexity, cost, and risk of Oracle disaster recovery drills.

Posted July 21, 2023

Fortanix, the multi-cloud data security company and the pioneer of confidential computing, is announcing the launch of the Fortanix Data Masking and Tokenization solution, an extension of Fortanix's Data Security Manager (DSM) platform that addresses the threat of data breaches, powered by confidential computing and deployed as SaaS.

Posted July 20, 2023

When it comes to acquiring and licensing datasets, assessing the utility and value of the data resources and tools is critical, and it's also complex. At Data Summit 2023, FDIC chief, library and public information Richard Huffine outlined best practices for evaluating licensed datasets.

Posted July 20, 2023

Confluent, the data streaming provider, is unveiling the Connect with Confluent technology partner program, built for enabling Confluent partners to bring fully managed Kafka data streams directly to their customers through native integrations with Confluent Cloud.

Posted July 20, 2023

ThoughtSpot, the AI-powered analytics company, is announcing the recent completion of its acquisition of Mode Analytics, the modern business intelligence (BI) platform that brings data teams and business teams together to drive impact.

Posted July 19, 2023

CodeSee, provider of the first code visibility platform, is announcing the latest feature to join its robust platform—generative AI-powered codebase understanding.

Posted July 19, 2023

Digital.ai, a leading AI-powered DevSecOps platform, is adding AI capabilities across its solutions that provide customers with enhanced software delivery capabilities and insights for better decision making. Digital.ai's AI-Powered DevSecOps Platform reflects enterprise demand to use AI to improve decision making, help govern and orchestrate the release of software created and optimized by generative AI tools, and automate software delivery workflows further with AI, according to the company.

Posted July 19, 2023

Zip, an intake-to-procure platform, announced its Intake-to-Procure product has achieved "Built for NetSuite" status, helping organizations fully integrate Zip's modern spend approval solution with their NetSuite instances with automated vendor creation and purchase order (PO) creation with NetSuite.

Posted July 19, 2023

Oracle NetSuite is introducing Guided Learning to help customers maximize the value of the suite and accelerate adoption of the platform. NetSuite Guided Learning provides step-by-step guidance embedded in NetSuite to help educate users about system functionality and features. Available to all NetSuite licensed customers at no additional cost, the contextual learning guides help businesses leverage the full capabilities of the suite and reduce time spent on training, according to the company. 

Posted July 19, 2023

Oracle is adding generative AI-powered capabilities to Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) supported by the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) generative AI service and embedded in existing HR processes to drive faster business value, improve productivity, enhance the candidate and employee experience, and streamline HR processes.

Posted July 19, 2023

Occasionally one may hear that a data model is "over-normalized," but just what does that mean? Normalization is intended to analyze the functional dependencies across a set of data. The goal is to understand which data elements relate to what other data elements. The context of a normalization exercise is the semantically constructed reality within a chosen organization.

Posted July 19, 2023

Experts in next-generation solutions and architectures joined DBTA's webinar, The Race to Unified Analytics: Next-Gen Data Platforms and Architectures, to examine both the business potential of new technologies, as well as its common hurdles—such as data silos, complex data and analytic systems, remaining legacy technologies, integration, and governance and security—that prevent the fruition of a modern, data-accessible enterprise.

Posted July 18, 2023

Redis, Inc. announced the company achieved certification for compliance with ISO 27017:2015 for cloud services and ISO 27018:2019 for privacy protections, adding to Redis Enterprise Cloud‘s existing ISO 27001:2013 certification further boosting security.

Posted July 18, 2023

PrivacyHawk, a pioneer in personal data protection, is receiving $2.7 million in funding, enabling the company to support growth in sales, marketing, and product development in its mission to protect personal data and reduce everyone's risk of being targeted by fraud and cybercrimes.

Posted July 17, 2023

Teradata is announcing its newfound collaboration with Microsoft, bringing the Teradata VantageCloud Lake to Microsoft Azure, extending the solution's reach while simultaneously broadening its use cases to include generative AI.

Posted July 17, 2023

Flexential, a provider of data center colocation, cloud, connectivity, and data protection, is unveiling plans to significantly grow capacity on its national FlexAnywhere Platform this year, with the construction of a new 36MW phased development at its Atlanta-Douglasville, Georgia campus.

Posted July 17, 2023

IBM announced it is rolling out IBM watsonx—the enterprise-ready AI and data platform. watsonx comprises three products to help organizations accelerate and scale AI—the watsonx.ai studio for new foundation models, generative AI and machine learning (now available); the watsonx.data fit-for-purpose data store, built on an open lakehouse architecture (now available); and the watsonx.governance toolkit to help enable AI workflows to be built with responsibility, transparency and explainability (coming later this year).

Posted July 17, 2023

IBM announced that it is one of four organizations selected to support the Internal Revenue Services' (IRS) seven-year, $2.6B Enterprise Development Operations Services (EDOS) contract vehicle—modernizing existing IRS IT systems, improving cybersecurity, and expanding advanced analytics capabilities.

Posted July 17, 2023

JFrog is launching JFrog Curation, an automated DevSecOps solution that checks and validates open source or third-party software packages to ensure overall security when leveraging these technologies within a software development environment.

Posted July 14, 2023

Flatfile, provider of an AI-assisted data exchange, is releasing its Flatfile Data Exchange Platform, an extensible platform for file-based data import to offer an API-first and event-driven data exchange platform for enterprise developers. According to the company, Flatfile's next-generation release breaks new ground by making the power of Flatfile fully accessible and extensible for software developers. It enables them to build fully customizable, powerful workflows that address a wide range of file-based import related use cases. This provides huge cost savings and makes data available faster and more securely and improves data accuracy.

Posted July 14, 2023

ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, is adding OpenAI observability as a native capability to Site24x7, its comprehensive cloud-based observability platform, to enable application owners to monitor the utilization of different OpenAI models seamlessly while tracking real-time performance and cost metrics.

Posted July 13, 2023

Zluri, a SaaS operations (SaaSOps) platform, announced the company received $20 million in a recent funding round, enabling the company to help organizations manage their SaaS estates and mitigate risks. The Series B funding round was led by Lightspeed, with participation from existing investors including MassMutual Ventures, Endiya Partners, and Kalaari Capital. The company has now raised $32 million in total venture funding since 2020.

Posted July 13, 2023

According to PWC's "Future of Experience" survey, 73% of respondents view customer experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions. Nevertheless, understanding the customer journey can be a difficult and lengthy process for many product developers. Outdated software, the lack of a customer-focused culture, and data silos all contribute to a negative experience.

Posted July 13, 2023

OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure) provides integrated foundational and advanced services that work together to accomplish more faster in categories of compute, storage, network, and security. Foundational services include metric, log/logging analytics, alarms, traces, and Ops insights repository. As metrics, logs, and traces are popular discussion topics for today's world, these services are especially significant.

Posted July 13, 2023

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