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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.



Data Integration Articles

IBM announced that it has been working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on the general availability of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Db2, a fully managed cloud offering designed to make it easier for database customers to manage data for artificial intelligence (AI) workloads across hybrid cloud environments.

Posted December 04, 2023

Dremio, the easy and open data lakehouse, is introducing AI-powered data discovery capabilities that accelerate and simplify data contextualization and description for analytics, along with improved capabilities that extend its analytics engine for Apache Iceberg.

Posted December 01, 2023

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced the next series of its AI-native and hybrid cloud offerings for machine learning development, data analytics, AI-optimized file storage, AI tuning and inferencing, and professional services. The announcements were made at HPE Discover Barcelona 2023.

Posted December 01, 2023

Caylent, a leading cloud services company helping businesses build competitive IP, is unveiling MeteroAI by Caylent, a proprietary generative AI (GenAI) framework underpinned by Caylent's platform, process, and practice expertise in developing GenAI apps. Built on AWS, MeteorAI merges the power of both Caylent and the AWS ecosystem to ensure that enterprises building GenAI apps do so with powerful data and an expedited experimentation cycle.

Posted November 30, 2023

Astronomer, the leader in modern data orchestration, is introducing a new set of Apache Airflow integrations to accelerate LLMOps (large language model operations) and support AI use cases. Modern, data-first organizations are now able to connect to the most widely-used LLM services and vector databases with integrations across the AI ecosystem, including OpenAI, Cohere, pgvector, Pinecone, OpenSearch, and Weaviate.

Posted November 30, 2023

Paul Steinichen, AVP, data and analytics life cycle management at Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina, and Irem Radzik, senior director of product marketing at Reltio, joined DBTA's webinar, Blue Cross NC's Journey to a Modern Trusted Access Data Platform with Unified Data, to discuss how Blue Cross NC was able to tap into the power of ML and cloud to centralize, standardize, and enrich core business data with efficiency, scalability, and agility at the forefront.

Posted November 30, 2023

Data quality is becoming a hot button issue as more and more businesses aggressively move into artificial intelligence (AI)—both generative and operational—which requires massive amounts of accurate and timely data. The rise of large language models (LLMs)—both publicly available as well as contained within enterprises—to support business decision making and customer communications means data is being pressed into service in new and highly demanding ways as training data and real-time streaming feeds.

Posted November 30, 2023

AWS announced the availability of the Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service, enabling users to perform a search on their DynamoDB data by automatically replicating and transforming it without custom code or infrastructure. According to AWS, this zero-ETL integration reduces the operational burden and cost involved in writing code for a data pipeline architecture, keeping the data in sync, and updating code with frequent application changes, enabling users to focus on their application.

Posted November 29, 2023

Aerospike Inc. showcased its superior performance, price, and sustainability gains for real-time applications running on the recently announced Aerospike Database 7 at AWS re:Invent. According to the company, benchmarks of the Aerospike Database and AWS Graviton2 processors show more than 25 million transactions per second at under 1ms—a 1.6x price performance improvement, with 27% lower annual costs and 60% less energy consumption than an equivalent x86 cluster.

Posted November 29, 2023

Rocket Software, a global technology leader driving modernization for the world's largest companies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Application Modernization and Connectivity business (AMC) of OpenText, which was formerly part of Micro Focus. The total purchase price is $2.275B.

Posted November 29, 2023

Airbyte, creator of the fastest-growing open-source data integration platform, is announcing that certified connectors for MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases are now available for both Airbyte Cloud and Airbyte Open Source Software (OSS). This coverage represents the ability to move datasets of unlimited size to any of Airbyte's 68 supported destinations—including AWS, Azure, and Google cloud platforms, as well as Databricks, Snowflake, and several vector databases—which can further be utilized by AI models.

Posted November 28, 2023

KX, a global leader in vector and time-series data management, announced the general availability of KDB.AI Server, a highly-performant, scalable, vector database for time-orientated generative AI and contextual search. Deployable in a single container via Docker, KDB.AI Server offers a smooth setup for various environments, including cloud, on-premises, and hybrid systems, allowing businesses to quickly adopt and utilize its AI capabilities without complex setup processes, according to the company.

Posted November 28, 2023

Qlik is offering new integrations and AI-powered solutions with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help its customers embrace and scale the power of large language models (LLMs) and generative AI. According to the company, with its integration with Amazon Bedrock, Qlik Cloud users can now easily leverage natural language to create new AI-driven insights on AWS with trusted and governed LLMs such as AI21 Labs, Anthropic, Cohere, and Meta, Amazon Bedrock is a fully managed service that makes foundation models (FMs) from leading AI companies accessible via an API to build and scale generative AI applications.

Posted November 28, 2023

Starburst, the data lake analytics platform, is offering new capabilities that enable organizations to build and scale game-changing data applications without compromising on performance or cost. According to the company, new features in Starburst Galaxy will help customers simplify development on the data lake by unifying data ingestion, data governance, and data sharing on a single platform.

Posted November 28, 2023

CircleCI, a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, announced it has implemented a gen2 GPU resource class, leveraging Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) G5 instances, to offer the latest generation of NVIDIA GPUs, and new images tailored for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) workflows.

Posted November 27, 2023

groundcover, a cloud-native solution that revolutionizes observability with eBPF, is launching its observability platform for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) environments, with a native integration with the Amazon EKS console. According to the company, this important milestone will allow organizations using Amazon EKS to install groundcover on their managed Kubernetes clusters instantly, as an Amazon EKS add-on, verified and managed by Amazon Web Services (AWS).            

Posted November 27, 2023

IBM announced the latest investments in its effort to advance environmental sustainability through its social impact programs. A new set of environmental initiatives pioneering water solutions will be scaled through the IBM Sustainability Accelerator to benefit local communities across the globe.

Posted November 27, 2023

IBM and VMware are partnering to bring IBM watsonx to on-premises environments on VMware Private AI and Red Hat OpenShift, helping enable fast, transparent generative AI capabilities. According to the companies, this combination will enable enterprises to access IBM watsonx in private, on-premises infrastructure as a service (IaaS) environments as well as hybrid cloud with watsonx SaaS offerings on IBM Cloud.

Posted November 27, 2023

AttackIQ, an independent vendor of breach and attack simulation (BAS) solutions, is launching new innovations for AttackIQ Flex that lowers the barriers to security control validation. AttackIQ now offers a free access plan to Flex and advanced, enterprise-grade attack adversarial emulations made possible through industry-leading packet capture replay technology, according to the company.

Posted November 22, 2023

MinIO Inc., creators of the MinIO object storage suite, is expanding its partnership, along with providing a technical preview to deliver object storage on VMware Cloud Foundation, by integrating with VMware Data Services Manager. According to the companies, this solution will combine VMware Cloud Foundation's more secure enterprise-class infrastructure and the MinIO Object Store to deliver a fully integrated experience for mission-critical workloads running on VMware Cloud Foundation. 

Posted November 22, 2023

Cohesity, a leader in AI-powered data security and management, is previewing early access to Cohesity Turing, the company's comprehensive, patent-pending collection of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and technologies that are integrated into its multi-cloud data platform and solutions.

Posted November 21, 2023

SnapLogic, a leader in generative integration, is announcing its strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with AWS, advancing their mission to offer generative integration solutions around the world.

Posted November 21, 2023

New Relic, the all-in-one observability platform for every engineer, is introducing New Relic AI monitoring (AIM), an APM solution for AI-powered applications that provides engineers unprecedented visibility and insights across the AI application stack, making it easier to troubleshoot and optimize their AI applications for performance, quality, cost, and responsible use of AI.

Posted November 20, 2023

Snow Software, a provider of technology intelligence, is previewing Snow Copilot, the first-in-a-series of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities designed to solve large challenges in IT Asset Management (ITAM) and FinOps. Developed in its innovation incubator Snow Labs, Snow Copilot is an AI assistant that empowers users to ask conversational questions and receive natural language responses, according to the company.

Posted November 20, 2023

Redis, Inc. and LangChain are collaborating on the OpenGPTs project, enabling LangChain to utilize Redis Cloud as the extensible real-time data platform for the project. This partnership between Redis and LangChain continues to enable developers and businesses to leverage the latest innovation in the fast-evolving landscape of generative AI, such as the new LangChain Template for Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) utilizing Redis.

Posted November 17, 2023

IONIX is extending its industry-leading Attack Surface Management (ASM) platform with Threat Exposure Radar, a threat exposure management capability fully integrated with an attack surface management solution. According to the company, the product innovation provides a unified view of critical exposures from the entire, expanding, enterprise attack surface across cloud, on-premises, SaaS, and third-party systems.

Posted November 16, 2023

My first encounter with enterprise integration dates back to the early 2000s. Remember those days when Enterprise Service Buses (ESB) emerged as the antidote to the convoluted labyrinth of closely interconnected applications? It was the era when architects sought structured approaches to transform the tangled web of point-to-point links into a more coherent system—akin to shifting from spaghetti to lasagna, if you will. This marked the early definition of enterprise integration.

Posted November 16, 2023

Data mesh is still in its infancy, and data personas and organizations are craving clarity and specificity. It is critical to be aware of the "why" and "what" and fully understand the role that knowledge graphs play when considering adopting a data mesh strategy.

Posted November 16, 2023

Datadog, the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, is expanding its strategic partnership with Google Cloud, enabling Google Cloud customers to proactively observe and secure their cloud-native and hybrid applications within Datadog's unified platform.

Posted November 16, 2023

IBM is evolving its flagship IBM QRadar SIEM product, redesigning on a new cloud-native architecture, built specifically for hybrid cloud scale, speed, and flexibility. IBM also unveiled plans for delivering generative AI capabilities within its threat detection and response portfolio—leveraging watsonx, the company's enterprise-ready data and AI platform.

Posted November 16, 2023

Lacework, the data-driven cloud security company, is unveiling several updates to the platform—including expanded multi-cloud support and operationalized risk management with new integrations—that enable Lacework customers to do more in the cloud, securely, according to the company.

Posted November 16, 2023

Velotix, a data security company, announced that Velotix AI-powered data access and policy management is available in the Microsoft Azure marketplace, enabling Microsoft Azure customers to access data while benefiting from scalable, reliable, and serverless analytics.

Posted November 15, 2023

Radiant Security, a provider of AI-enhanced security operations solutions, announced the successful closure of a $15 million Series A funding round, enabling the company to continue developing AI-enhanced technology. This strategic financing, led by Next47, reaffirms the soaring demand for cutting-edge, AI-based solutions that address the longstanding challenges faced by Security Operations Centers (SOCs), according to Radiant Security.

Posted November 15, 2023

SAP announced the introduction of new capabilities and advancements aimed at empowering developers of all skill levels to supercharge their businesses in the age of AI. These announcements were made at SAP TechEd 2023. Uniquely built for SAP applications and the SAP ecosystem, SAP Build Code solutions offer AI-powered productivity tools for developers and are optimized for Java and JavaScript development.

Posted November 15, 2023

Syntax Systems, a global technology solutions and services provider for cloud application implementation and management, has officially acquired Montreal-based Beyond Technologies, enabling the company to further specialize in SAP solution integration and business performance optimization. The deal, which was announced October 3, 2023, brings Beyond, a professional services firm specializing in SAP solution integration and business performance optimization, into the Syntax family.

Posted November 15, 2023

Onapsis, a provider of business application security and compliance, is making pivotal advancements to the Onapsis Platform, catering to cloud, hybrid, and on-premise solutions. The standout updates spotlight the Onapsis Security Advisor, which now boasts enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) engines that facilitate dynamic industry peer comparisons against hundreds of the world's leading SAP customers.

Posted November 15, 2023

SAP is extending its cloud-native, in-memory database to AWS Graviton-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances to take advantage of AWS's price, performance, and energy efficiency benefits. Arm-based AWS Graviton processors leverage AWS's extensive expertise in systems design and cloud infrastructure to deliver the best price performance over comparable x86-based instances for a variety of workloads running in Amazon EC2.

Posted November 15, 2023

Business intelligence and data analytics software enable insurance agencies to better their risk assessment and underwriting processes. Entrinsik's MV platform Informer offers a BI tool that can customize dashboards and pinpoint risks. By examining historical data and distinguishing risk indicators, agencies can accurately measure the risks associated with insuring a particular person or company.

Posted November 15, 2023

BlueFinity's Evoke platform can help modernize MV applications with enriched features that offer several advantages to the MultiValue marketplace for application modernization and new app development. The platform is designed to empower organizations with MultiValue (and DB2, Oracle, or SQL Server) database systems to modernize and extend their applications in a highly efficient and cost-effective manner.

Posted November 15, 2023

Rocket Software is enhancing the Rocket MultiValue Performance Experience (MVX: Performance) platform, making it even easier to monitor replication, strengthening your HA/DR capabilities. According to Mary Schulz, senior product manager at Rocket Software, "This is the second MVX: Performance release focused on improving replication monitoring as part of a MultiValue High Availability/Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) strategy."

Posted November 15, 2023

Oracle is entering a multi-year agreement with Microsoft to support the explosive growth of AI services, enabling Microsoft to use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) AI infrastructure, along with Microsoft Azure AI infrastructure, for inferencing of AI models that are being optimized to power Microsoft Bing conversational searches.

Posted November 15, 2023

Oracle is announcing several key contributions to the open source community aimed at accelerating the adoption of cloud native computing and collaboration across the open source ecosystem. At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2023, Oracle announced plans to donate $3 million in Ampere Arm-based compute credits on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) per year for three years to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Posted November 15, 2023

Actian Corporation, the data and analytics division of HCLSoftware, has relaunched the Actian Data Platform, known previously as Avalanche, accompanied by a variety of new capabilities, including hybrid Integration-as-a-Service. Designed to drive data confidence, data quality, and affordability, the Actian Data Platform centralizes data processes while inviting easy, efficient data integration.

Posted November 14, 2023

LogicMonitor, a leading SaaS-based hybrid observability platform powered by AI, is introducing its generative AI-based tool, LM Co-Pilot, which uses generative intelligence to assist users in their day-to-day operations, recognize issues and offer solutions, and empower IT and cloud operations teams to focus on innovation.

Posted November 13, 2023

IBM is releasing the new IBM Storage Scale System 6000, a cloud-scale global data platform designed to meet today's data intensive and AI workload demands, and the latest offering in the IBM Storage for Data and AI portfolio. According to the company, the new IBM Storage Scale System 6000 seeks to build on IBM's leadership position with an enhanced high performance parallel file system designed for data intensive use-cases. It provides up to 7M IOPs and up to 256GB/s throughput for read only workloads per system in a 4U (four rack units) footprint.

Posted November 13, 2023

IBM announced that it is launching a $500 million venture fund to invest in a range of AI companies—from early-stage to hyper-growth startups—focused on accelerating generative AI technology and research for the enterprise. According to the company, with a differentiated model and strategy consisting of domain expertise from across IBM and a dedicated portfolio development team, the IBM Enterprise AI Venture Fund will invest in current and future AI leaders that are helping businesses around the world realize the potential of AI for business.

Posted November 13, 2023

CAST, the software intelligence leader, is upgrading CAST Imaging, a software imaging system, adding a suite of "Advisors" to provide personalized recommendations to help companies accelerate and de-risk application modernization and cloud migration. According to the company, these Advisors serve as guiding beacons for software architects and developers as they embark on significant transformations within their applications.

Posted November 10, 2023

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