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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.



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The boom in generative AI interest serves as a visible tipping point in the yearslong journey of the enterprise embracing the power of data interaction through natural language processing (NLP). In recent years, NLP has undergone significant changes that have made it increasingly easier for users at all skill levels to handle and explore data without being a data scientist.

Posted September 20, 2023

Oracle is announcing the availability of Java 21, delivering thousands of performance, stability, and security improvements, including platform enhancements that will help developers increase productivity and drive innovation and growth across their organizations.

Posted September 20, 2023

Oracle is adding new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in Oracle Fusion Cloud Customer Experience (CX) to help marketers, sellers, and service agents grow revenue and deliver exceptional customer experience. According to the company, the latest AI capabilities liberate marketers, sellers, and service agents from time-consuming and manual tasks by unlocking relevant content, recommendations, and insights with automation and conversational interfaces.

Posted September 20, 2023

Oracle and Microsoft are introducing Oracle Database@Azure, giving customers direct access to Oracle database services running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and deployed in Microsoft Azure data centers. According to the companies, Oracle Database@Azure delivers all the performance, scale, and workload availability advantages of Oracle Database on OCI with the security, flexibility, and best-in-class services of Microsoft Azure, including best-in-class AI services like Azure OpenAI.

Posted September 20, 2023

The role of the database administrator (DBA) has always been crucial to ensuring that databases are properly organized, secured, and optimized. But recent years have seen many significant changes in the field of database administration. Before talking about how it is changing, let's start by defining it. Database administration (or DBA) refers to the set of tasks and processes involved in managing and maintaining database systems (and the applications and users that access them). This includes everything from designing and creating databases to deploying, monitoring, and securing data across the enterprise.

Posted September 20, 2023

LogRhythm, the company helping security teams stop breaches by turning disconnected data and signals into trustworthy insights, and Cimcor, an industry leader in developing innovative security and integrity software solutions, are joining forces to mitigate against modern cyberthreats and increase overall visibility into data.

Posted September 19, 2023

Acceldata, the data observability company, is announcing its recent acquisition of Bewgle, the cutting-edge AI platform, expanding the former's observability technology into the realm of AI and large language models (LLMs).

Posted September 19, 2023

Kinetica, the speed layer for generative AI and real-time analytics, is integrating with a native large language model (LLM) that enables consumers to use natural language to perform ad-hoc analysis on real-time, structured data, centered around security.

Posted September 19, 2023

Vectra AI, the AI-driven cyber threat detection and response provider, is unveiling the Vectra AI Platform on CrowdStrike's Marketplace, bringing Vectra's integrated signal technology to CrowdStrike's one-stop destination for third party security products.

Posted September 18, 2023

CloudBees, the software delivery platform provider, is unveiling two major updates to the CloudBees environment, featuring a new cloud native DevSecOps platform and significant performance and scalability improvements for Jenkins—the most widely used CI/CD software, globally—within CloudBees CI, a fully featured cloud native capability for continuous integration (CI).

Posted September 18, 2023

In DBTA's recent webinar, Tamr + Google: The Secret to Boosting Data Confidence at Novocure, experts from their respective companies highlighted a real case of legacy system insufficiency, where a data product strategy revolutionized an otherwise insecure data infrastructure.

Posted September 18, 2023

ngrok, the API-first Ingress-as-a-Service platform, is debuting the ngrok Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB), a traffic distributor that enhances the performance and resiliency of applications without burdening ITOps. 

Posted September 15, 2023

Pegasystems Inc., the low-code platform provider empowering the world's leading enterprises to Build for Change, is releasing the general availability of Pega Infinity '23, offering new capabilities that help organizations get closer to becoming an autonomous enterprise by unifying AI and automation to promote self-optimization that drives maximum efficiency and effectiveness. 

Posted September 15, 2023

Experts joined DBTA's roundtable webinar, Data Security and Governance in the Cloud Era, to explore the latest technologies and best practices for navigating the cloud with security and governance in mind.

Posted September 14, 2023

Gigamon, the leading deep observability company, is announcing Gigamon Precryption, an automated solution that grants unobscured visibility into encrypted traffic across virtual machine (VM) or container workloads.

Posted September 14, 2023

KX, a provider of vector and time-series data management, is releasing KDB.AI Cloud, a vector database for real-time contextual AI designed with a commitment to provide a superior developer experience. Unique among vector databases, KDB.AI Cloud enables developers to bring temporal and semantic context and relevancy to their AI-powered application, according to the company.

Posted September 14, 2023

Dremio, the easy and open data lakehouse, is debuting its next-generation Reflections technology, aiming to revolutionize the landscape of SQL query acceleration. According to the company, Dremio Reflections pave the way for sub-second analytics performance across an organization's entire data ecosystem, regardless of where the data resides. This transformative technology redefines data access and analysis, ensuring that insights can be derived swiftly and efficiently and at 1/3 the cost of a cloud data warehouse.

Posted September 14, 2023

Backblaze, Inc., a leading specialized cloud storage platform, announced the early access launch of Computer Backup v9.0, introducing one of the most requested computer backup features: a dedicated restore app for macOS and Windows clients that makes the process of restoring data more intuitive and streamlined.

Posted September 14, 2023

My fascination with AI began in 2009, when the tech­nology was yet to gain mainstream traction. Today, the recent ChatGPT boom has made AI a normal topic of conversation, and there is no denying that it has become an integral part of our daily lives. From person­alized social media recommendations to autonomous vehicles, many more people are aware of AI's potential to enhance our quality of life.

Posted September 14, 2023

Rocket Software released the latest versions of UniVerse and the MultiValue Performance Experience (MVX: Performance) platforms. UniVerse 11.4.1 is focused on High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) with enhancements and improvements to Replication. UniVerse Replication ensures business continuity to minimize the risk of downtime and data loss.

Posted September 14, 2023

Data models allow for the expression of a great deal of clarity and precision—when the data modeler chooses to allow for it. Many designers seem to work in "sloppy" or "imprecise" mode. Entities are defined containing many nulls allowed attributes. Certainly, if in the existing situation the source data is so dirty that every defined attribute "should" apply, but randomly things are not passed on, then yes, the data model is accurate. However, if the condition is such that the object has many very similar sub-objects, and various combinations of attributes must be populated based on which sub-type is being instantiated, then the data model is not expressing those rules very well.

Posted September 14, 2023

The dramatic advances in generational AI—chatGPT in particular—have motivated almost all technology companies to find an AI story that can break through the heavily AI-oriented technology news feeds. It can be hard for database companies to tell an AI story. While most AI is data-driven and therefore dependent on database technology, advances in database technology have not in themselves driven advances in AI, and AI has generally not yet revolutionized database technology. 

Posted September 14, 2023

Rocket Software recently created the "Doing More with MultiValue" podcast specifically for MultiValue enthusiasts seeking insights, advice, and inspiration. With seven episodes covering essential topics, this podcast promises to deliver a treasure trove of takeaways for businesses with MultiValue applications, according to Rocket Software.

Posted September 14, 2023

Entrinsik is releasing Informer 5.8, empowering users to create customized outputs while optimizing their workflows with two powerful new features: Templates and Letterheads. Templates are pixel-perfect output backed by data that can be seamlessly used in business workflows including Jobs. Letterheads are customized exports of datasets, ad hoc reports, and templates with brand identity, which includes watermarks, headers, footers.

Posted September 14, 2023

With the pandemic easing, a new normal has arrived, with several key technologies exploding on the scene—propelled by changes that occurred during COVID-19—hastening digital transformation as businesses shifted their digital strategies. MultiValue software vendors continue to address emerging challenges and opportunities that are affecting the IT landscape by frequently adding new features and integrations with other platforms and services, helping their loyal and committed customers to stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends.

Posted September 14, 2023

As the world slowly transitions to a post-covid landscape, organizations are looking at what the "new normal" is shaping up to be. To support organizations in navigating through new challenges and a rapidly evolving big data ecosystem, Big Data Quarterly presents 2023's "Big Data 75," a list of companies driving innovation and expanding what is possible in terms of collecting, storing, and extracting value from data.

Posted September 13, 2023

Denodo is receiving a $336 million investment by TPG, underscoring the strength of Denodo's solutions, growth, and potential in the data management space. TPG's investment in Denodo will help to further strengthen Denodo's balance sheet and accelerate the company's market initiatives on a global scale. With more than 300 companies in its portfolio, headquartered across 30 different countries, TPG brings deep expertise in the software business and a long trajectory of researching and building relationships to help drive transformational growth, according to Denodo.

Posted September 13, 2023

JFrog, the Liquid Software company and creators of the JFrog Software Supply Chain Platform, is announcing a myriad of new capabilities—ranging from machine learning (ML) management to DevOps-centric security and automation—that will be added to its platform.

Posted September 13, 2023

Logpoint is introducing new capabilities to its Converged SIEM platform, built on SIEM, SOAR, UEBA, and Business-Critical Security (BCS) technologies. According to the company, the new practical SOC-centered functions connect detection with investigation, automation, response, and orchestration to provide enhanced visibility, automation, and response, and improve the end-to-end functionality for end customers and MSSP partners.

Posted September 13, 2023

According to a report published by Allied Market Research, the global mainframe market was estimated at $2.09 billion in 2017, and is expected to hit $2.90 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 4.3% from 2018-2025. Growth in demand for high-performance computing, development of IoT landscape, and rise in adoption of the mainframe as a service fuel the growth of the global mainframe market. On the other hand, lack of mainframe skilled professionals and high costs restrain the growth to certain extent.

Posted September 13, 2023

Teradata is introducing ask.ai, a new generative AI capability for VantageCloud Lake designed to allow anyone with approved access to ask questions of their company's data and receive instant responses from VantageCloud Lake. By reducing the need for complex coding and querying, ask.ai can dramatically increase productivity, speed, and efficiency for technical users and expands analytic use to non-technical roles, who can now also use Teradata's powerful, cloud-native platform to sift through mountains of data and draw insights, according to the company. 

Posted September 12, 2023

Cisco, the worldwide technology leader that securely connects everything to make anything possible, is launching Cisco Secure Application (known previously as Security Insights for Cloud Native Application Observability) on the Cisco Full-Stack Observability Platform. With this availability, Cisco customers can merge the efforts of application and security teams to develop and deploy modern applications securely.

Posted September 12, 2023

Salesforce is offering the general availability of Bring Your Own Lake (BYOL) Data Sharing with the Snowflake Data Cloud from Salesforce Data Cloud. This builds on Salesforce and Snowflake's existing partnership to bring together data storage and actionable insights for their customers, according to the companies.

Posted September 12, 2023

Sentra, the cloud data security leader, is announcing the integration of large language models (LLMs) into its data classification engine, re-envisioning data security as even more proactive, contextual, and visible. The addition of LLMs into Sentra's data classification engine enables enterprises to preventively reduce the data attack surface—no matter where it exists in the multi-cloud—through a variety of new capabilities.

Posted September 12, 2023

Unisphere and DBTA, in partnership with Radiant Advisors, gathered real-world experts to discuss and evaluate popular data architecture plans in DBTA's recent webinar, 2023 Modern Data Architecture Trends: New Market Research and Guidance, using its latest market study on these innovative strategies and technologies.

Posted September 11, 2023

BMC, a global leader in software solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, released findings from its 18th annual mainframe survey, further reinforcing the value of the mainframe and its continued growth as a platform. According to BMC, a newfound appreciation for the mainframe's resilience and scalability emerged from the heavy reliance on technology through the shifting digital landscape resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted September 11, 2023

Google is building a $600 million data center in Mesa, Arizona, the latest infrastructure project to help support the company's efforts in artificial intelligence and cloud business computing. According to the company, the new data center will help power things like Google Search, Gmail, Maps, Google Cloud, and other products and services.

Posted September 11, 2023

Rocket Software, a global technology leader that develops enterprise software for some of the world's largest companies, is acquiring B.O.S., a leading German-based software company that provides data integration solutions. B.O.S.' flagship product, tcVISION, now called Rocket Data Replicate and Sync, will join Rocket Software's portfolio of modernization products that add scale, flexibility, and security to an organization's existing infrastructure.

Posted September 11, 2023

IBM is expanding the IBM Cloud Security and Compliance Center, a suite of modernized cloud security and compliance solutions designed to help enterprises mitigate risk and protect data across their hybrid, multi-cloud environments and workloads. Research from IBM revealed that more than 77% of global business leaders have adopted a hybrid cloud approach, yet more than half of respondents are still concerned about security and believe compliance in the cloud is too difficult to maintain.

Posted September 11, 2023

Experts from Redis, Quest, and BMC joined DBTA's webinar, Achieving Greater Agility: Emerging Trends in Data Management and DevOps, to explore the ways in which enterprises are successfully adopting and leveraging DevOps and data management in tandem, particularly in the case of utilizing cloud native apps, microservices, and containerization.

Posted September 11, 2023

EnterpriseDB, the leader in accelerating Postgres in the enterprise, is launching the availability of its Trusted Postgres Architect (TPA) as an open source tool for all PostgreSQL users. Engineered for simple, repeatable, and robust deployment and configuration of high availability (HA) Postgres clusters, TPA saves time for organizations while simultaneously mitigating against potential errors.

Posted September 08, 2023

InfluxData, the creator of the time series platform InfluxDB, is unveiling InfluxDB Clustered, the self-managed iteration of the company's time series database for on-premises or private cloud deployments.

Posted September 08, 2023

What are the key pain points that produce slow time to value with today's geospatial data technology implementations? Foursquare SVP of engineering Ankit Patel explained how to utilize geospatial data effectively during his presentation at Data Summit 2023.

Posted September 08, 2023

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, is acquiring Husprey, a leading integrated SQL data notebook platform, integrating Husprey into the Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud to enable a last mile solution to the data intelligence journey by providing further context, meaning, and insights from data found through Collibra.

Posted September 07, 2023

Qmulos, a next-generation compliance, security, and risk management automation provider, is updating its flagship technology platform, Q-Compliance V4.3.0, an all-in-one solution that optimizes risk management efforts with real-time continuous monitoring. The upgrades introduce new versions of supporting apps and technical add-ons for data onboarding, assessment, and continuous monitoring of controls.

Posted September 07, 2023

Presidio, a global digital services and solution provider, is forming an extensive partnership with Nasuni Corporation, a leading provider of file data services, enabling Nasuni to optimize AWS Cloud use and reduce OpEX with Presidio's Proactive Recapture into Savings Management (PRISM) program. In addition, Nasuni has signed a multi-year business agreement with Presidio to simplify how companies store, protect, and manage file data in hybrid cloud environments.

Posted September 06, 2023

Nutanix, the hybrid multi-cloud computing company, is announcing the Nutanix GPT-in-a-Box, a full-stack software-defined AI-ready platform that accelerates AI and machine learning (ML) innovation in the enterprise.

Posted September 06, 2023

To help customers leverage Oracle's integrated suite of cloud applications to better track and measure ESG initiatives, the company is launching five new ESG configuration guides for Oracle Fusion Applications. The new configuration guides, which are available on Oracle.com, provide step-by-step instructions to capture environmental data during day-to-day operations and build sustainability into the foundation of business processes.

Posted September 06, 2023

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