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Data Integration

Traditional approaches to the process of combining disparate data types into a cohesive, unified, organized view involve manual coding and scripting. The need for Real-Time Business Intelligence and the ability to leverage a wider variety of data sources is driving companies to embrace new ways to achieve Data Integration, including Data Virtualization, Master Data Management, and Integration Automation.



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Following the close of Oracle's acquisition of Cerner Corp. for $28.3 billion, Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison presented Oracle's views on how the two companies will work together to transform healthcare data management, integration, and sharing during a live web event. "Better information is the key to transforming healthcare," said Ellison.

Posted June 10, 2022

MariaDB Corporation and MindsDB, a provider of in-database machine learning, are partnering on a solution that makes machine learning predictions easy and accessible to cloud database users. By using MindsDB in SkySQL, MariaDB's fully managed cloud database service, data science and data engineering teams can increase their organization's predictive capabilities to plan for and address real-world business issues, according to the vendors.

Posted June 09, 2022

NetApp, a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, is introducing innovations and solutions to provide enterprises with more simplicity, more security, and more flexibility for their hybrid multicloud environments. These new capabilities include improved ransomware protection, hybrid cloud storage in a single subscription, unified management in a single user interface, and close collaboration with VMware to help transition workloads to the cloud.

Posted June 08, 2022

Vertica, a Micro Focus line of business, has released version 12 of the Vertica analytical database, which includes new features and enhancements for analytics and machine learning across multi-cloud, hybrid on-prem and cloud, and multi-regional deployments.

Posted June 07, 2022

Oracle has announced that its deal to acquire Cerner Corp. will close on June 8, 2022. Cerner is a provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems by medical professionals. Oracle previously announced on June 1 that all required antitrust approvals have been obtained for its proposed acquisition of Cerner, including European Commission clearance. Larry Ellison, Oracle's chairman of the board and chief technology officer, will outline Oracle's strategy to redefine the future of healthcare at a virtual event on June 9, 2022, at 3 p.m. CT.

Posted June 07, 2022

Lacework, the data-driven cloud security company, is introducing new agentless scanning for workloads, providing organizations with comprehensive and frictionless visibility into vulnerability risks across all active hosts, containers, and application language libraries in their environment.

Posted June 07, 2022

Coalesce, the data transformation company, is forming partnerships with Fivetran and Snowflake to make data teams more efficient and productive, delivering faster results than any other data transformation tool on the market. The partnership with Coalesce allows Snowflake customers to automate the data transformation process, cutting down on time and resources spent preparing data to get the most out of Snowflake. Without Coalesce, the process is manual and time consuming, according to the vendors.

Posted June 07, 2022

Cockroach Labs, the company behind CockroachDB, is introducing CockroachDB 22.1, delivering updates across the entire application lifecycle that empower developers and architects to accomplish more, with less effort.

Posted June 03, 2022

DryvIQ, an enterprise data management (EDM) provider, has announced the availability of its latest migration and governance solutions that enable organizations to intelligently understand and protect enterprise content. "Enterprises have massive volumes of unstructured data, and many of them struggle to safely move, manage, and protect it. It's a significant problem that's not going away," says Sean Nathaniel, president of DryvIQ.

Posted June 03, 2022

Rivery, the SaaS ELT, announced a new funding round of venture capital, receiving $30 million that will enable the company to expedite its growth across all teams in New York and Tel Aviv HQ including R&D, Product, and Sales, as well as expanding on EMEA where a London office has been launched to focus on the regional market.

Posted June 03, 2022

With greater automation and more robust cloud services, today's data professionals are seeing their roles elevated, working more closely with their businesses to deliver data-driven capabilities. At the same time, they, too, are feeling the effects of "The Great Resignation," reporting higher-than-usual turnover and increased pressure on overworked staffs.

Posted June 02, 2022

As we advance deeper into the digitally roaring 2020s, data executives and profession­als are seeing change on a scale never seen before in their careers. A new generation of technologies that often build on previous solutions means new ways of working and ensuring performance for today's increasingly data-driven enterprises. We asked industry leaders for their views on what technology is enhancing enterprises' ability to compete on data.

Posted June 02, 2022

To serve the data analytics and applications for business growth and operational needs, data lakes are being widely adopted as the data infrastructure because of their scalability and flexibility. Data lakes are strong at parking petabytes of data and production delivery as a result of their "schema-on-read" structure. But every coin has two sides. Data lakes, as a semantically flexible data store and bypassed governance efforts, have been seen as muddy swamps and inefficient in data management.

Posted June 02, 2022

Data fabrics are an emerging technology, a modern distributed data framework encompassing architecture as well as data management and integration software, designed to help organizations manage their data. Data fabrics can help get more—and more relevant—data into workflows faster for business intelligence and reporting. Much the way businesses use IT architectures to manage and maintain IT assets, data fabrics help businesses manage and get value from data.

Posted June 02, 2022

Data archiving is an important aspect of data governance and data management. Not only does archiving help to reduce hardware and storage costs, but it is also an important aspect of long-term data retention and a key participant in regu­latory compliance efforts. When long-term data retention is imposed on your data—anything more than a couple of years—then archiving it can be the most optimal solution.

Posted June 02, 2022

The SQL language served as a universal language for data­base manipulation from the mid-1980s until NoSQL data­bases started gaining strength about 12 years ago. However, after a short period in the wilderness, SQL is back and possibly more vital than ever.

Posted June 02, 2022

Broadcom Inc., a global technology provider that designs, develops, and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, announced it is acquiring VMware, Inc., an innovator in enterprise software. Broadcom will acquire all of the outstanding shares of VMware in a cash-and-stock transaction that values VMware at approximately $61 billion, based on the closing price of Broadcom common stock on May 25, 2022. In addition, Broadcom will assume $8 billion of VMware net debt.

Posted June 02, 2022

Entrinsik is offering native support for jBase, enabling users to speak directly to their target database in the appropriate query language. Entrinsik already provides native support for UniData and UniVerse.

Posted June 02, 2022

Rocket Software is introducing the Rocket MV BASIC for Visual Studio Code 1.6.0 extension, now available on the Visual Studio Code Marketplace. Rocket MV BASIC for VS Code (MVVS) allows BASIC developers to edit, compile, and now debug their BASIC applications in Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Posted June 02, 2022

There are so many new buzzwords lately, including the data lakehouse, data mesh, and data fabric, just to name a few. But what do all these terms mean, and how do they compare to a data warehouse? This presentation covers all of them in detail and explains the pros and cons of each, with suggested use cases so attendees can see what approach will really work best for their big data needs.

Posted June 02, 2022

PlanetScale, the serverless database provider powered by MySQL and Vitess, is offering a number of new innovations that accelerate delivery of "The Future Database," with new Insights providing granular performance visibility, Portals for multi-region deployment, and Connect enabling expansive analytics platform integrations.

Posted June 02, 2022

Nokia has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) to consolidate and replace its human resources systems in the cloud as part of its global digitalization program. Nokia will use a worldwide deployment of Oracle Cloud HCM to manage all HR processes, including recruitment, compensation, and performance management, for the company's global workforce in its 130 countries of operation.

Posted June 01, 2022

In a new Oracle blog post, Leo Leung, vice president, product management, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, provided an update on Oracle's Interconnect for Azure strategy.

Posted June 01, 2022

Data Intensity recently announced its deepened commitment to accelerate and transform Oracle-powered workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), combining a strategic partnership with its own migration and lifecycle management portfolio of expert technical and functional support services.

Posted June 01, 2022

Deepnote, an early-stage startup backed by Accel and Index Ventures, is emerging from beta with version 1.0, opening up to the general availability of collaborative data science notebooks to data teams worldwide. Since the company's Series A announcement in Jan 2022, Deepnote has added many features going into the 1.0 launch. Most notably is the addition of Deepnote Workspaces, which empowers data teams to organize and surface data projects, notebooks, and apps in one place.

Posted May 31, 2022

Cloudian's HyperStore object storage platform is now integrated and validated to work with Microsoft SQL Server 2022, a relational database management system that supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence, and analytics applications.

Posted May 31, 2022

IBM has announced the expansion of its road map for achieving large-scale, practical quantum computing. IBM originally announced its quantum road map in 2020, and, since then, the company said, it has delivered on each of the targets on its timeline. "In just 2 years, our team has made incredible progress on our existing quantum road map. Executing on our vision has given us clear visibility into the future of quantum and what it will take to get us to the practical quantum computing era," said Darío Gil, senior vice president, director of research, IBM.

Posted May 31, 2022

IBM is introducing education initiatives with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Specialisterne Foundation, and six Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) to provide no-cost STEM job training to U.S. military veterans, neurodivergent learners worldwide, and university students from underrepresented communities in the U.S.

Posted May 31, 2022

Software licensing has always been tricky but today there are many new risks to guard against. At Data Summit 2022, Dr. Michael Corey, chief operating officer, LicenseFortress, and Don Sullivan, senior  product line marketing manager & chief of staff for Business Critical Applications, Cloud Infrastructure Business Group (CIBG), VMware, presented a session on the rise of software license trolls and simple steps to take to ensure your organization is not their next victim.

Posted May 31, 2022

IBM and SAP announced their partnership has reached a new milestone as IBM undertakes one of the world's largest corporate transformation projects based on SAP ERP software, designed to fuel the company's growth and better support its clients.

Posted May 31, 2022

Apollo GraphQL is offering supergraph, a network of a company's data, microservices, and digital capabilities that empowers product and engineering teams to quickly create incredible experiences for their customers. A supergraph acts as a composition layer facilitating collaboration between backend data and services, and frontend apps and devices.

Posted May 26, 2022

Cohesity, a provider of next-gen data management, is partnering with Palo Alto Networks to integrate its Cohesity Helios next-gen data management platform with Palo Alto Networks' Cortex XSOAR security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) platform for improved ransomware detection and recovery.

Posted May 26, 2022

Druva Inc. is signing a multi-year global Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to accelerate customer migration and provide an added layer of cyber resiliency to the already secure AWS Cloud. Built on the existing relationship between Druva and AWS, this agreement underscores both companies' commitment to delivering a cloud-native data protection solution on AWS, and supporting enterprises during critical phases of the cloud journey, including support for workload migration and deployments.

Posted May 26, 2022

Dell Technologies revealed it will deliver new cloud experiences, an expanded ecosystem, and offerings to help customers manage and protect applications across data centers and multi-cloud environments. These new offerings are designed to help organizations easily store, protect, and control their data and applications across an increasing number of platforms and locations, according to the vendor.

Posted May 26, 2022

TigerGraph, provider of a leading graph analytics platform, is introducing the TigerGraph ML (Machine Learning) Workbench—a powerful toolkit that enables data scientists to significantly improve ML model accuracy, shorten development cycles, and deliver more value to the business.

Posted May 25, 2022

Google Cloud and SAP are an expanding their relationship, unveiling new integrations between Google Workspace and SAP's flagship cloud ERP, SAP S/4HANA Cloud. These native integrations will allow customers to connect core SAP software designed for running all mission-critical processes in the cloud with the collaborative capabilities of Google Docs and Google Sheets to innovate how work gets done across the enterprise, according to the vendors.

Posted May 25, 2022

SAP is introducing new innovations that deliver business value for customers in four critical areas: supply chain resilience, sustainability, business process transformation, and no-code application development. The innovations announced will help SAP customers accelerate their transformation journey with cloud-based solutions that provide the end-to-end business process support customers most need, according to the vendor.

Posted May 25, 2022

Tamr, a cloud-native data mastering solution, is offering Tamr Enrich, a set of enrichment services built natively into the data mastering process using Tamr's patented human-guided machine learning. Tamr Enrich curates and actively manages external datasets and services, enabling customers to seamlessly embed trusted, high-quality external data insights to their data mastering pipelines for richer business.   

Posted May 24, 2022

Equalum, a provider of data integration and ingestion solutions, is expanding modern data integration support and introducing a next-gen design solution for optimal data loading to GCP's Big Query, Google Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, as well as other cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure and AWS.

Posted May 24, 2022

Matillion, provider of an enterprise cloud data integration platform, is releasing Matillion Data Loader 2.0, empowering enterprises to simplify data ingestion and accelerate insights with a cloud-native, no-code experience. Matillion Data Loader provides a single unified experience across batch loading and real-time, log-based change data capture (CDC) pipelines, and a consumption-based pricing model to help customers better manage data integration costs.

Posted May 24, 2022

Push Technology, a provider of real-time data streaming and messaging solutions, is releasing Diffusion 6.8, adding new features that include the Diffusion Gateway Framework, expanded data wrangling calculations and conditionals, and journal logging.

Posted May 20, 2022

Imply Data, founded by the original creators of Apache Druid, announced its $100 million Series D financing, which values the company at $1.1 billion. This investment round was led by Thoma Bravo with participation from OMERS Growth Equity, both new investors. Existing investors Bessemer Venture Funds, Andreessen Horowitz, and Khosla Ventures also participated in the financing.

Posted May 19, 2022

A common pattern in data lake and lakehouse design is structuring data into zones, with bronze, silver, and gold being typical labels. Each zone is suitable for different workloads and different consumers. For instance, machine learning algorithms typically process against bronze or silver, while analytic dashboards often query gold. This prompts the question: Which layer is best suited for applying data quality rules and actions? The answer: All of them.

Posted May 18, 2022

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