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A first and important step in being successful at almost any job or task is understanding oneself. This is true for engineers, modelers, or even architects. Do you know how to perform your tasks? Are you faster or slower than others doing the same tasks? Do you have more or less errors in your output than others? It seems that a rising number of people are so uncomfortable with competing that they may even avoid asking these kinds of questions of themselves; but this is not about competition, it is about understanding oneself, it is about being responsible, it is about holding oneself accountable.

Posted May 09, 2024

Time series analysis plays a crucial role in enhancing the capabilities of AI by providing valuable insights into temporal patterns, trends, and dependencies within datasets. At Data Summit 2024, Salochina Oad, ML engineer, U.S.Xpress, Inc. held her session, "Empowering AI Through Time Series Analysis."

Posted May 08, 2024

There is no doubt that data mesh principles resonate with so many data professionals, particularly those looking to move beyond brittle, monolithic architecture. However, adopting data mesh can seem daunting, due to both a scarce but improving ecosystem of tools, as well as organizational change management. At Data Summit 2024, Elliott Cordo, CEO/founder/builder, Data Futures, LLC, presented "From Daunting to Doable: The Evolution of Data Mesh."

Posted May 08, 2024

The combination of Apache Flink, Apache NiFi, and Apache Kafka for building real-time data processing pipelines is extremely powerful, as demonstrated by Timothy Spann, principal developer advocate, streaming, Cloudera and future of data meetup, startup grind, AI Camp, during his Data Summit 2024 session, "Building Real-Time Pipelines With FLaNK."

Posted May 08, 2024

The vast majority of current GenAI projects will fail, not because of inherent flaws in large language models (LLMs), but because of misconceptions about how to use them and the lack of capabilities needed to successfully design, develop, and operationalize GenAI-driven applications. At Data Summit 2024, Kjell Carlsson, head of AI strategy, Domino Data Labs, presented his session, "Shatter the Seven Myths of GenAI to Operationalize Impact," debunking the most harmful myths that set up projects for failure.

Posted May 08, 2024

Doug Laney opened Data Summit 2024 with a look at Infonomics in the era of AI. Laney, innovation fellow, data and analytics strategy, West Monroe, and Author of Infonomics and Data Juice, visiting professor at University of Illinois Gies College of Business, shared insights from his best-selling book, Infonomics, about how organizations can actually treat information as an enterprise asset.

Posted May 08, 2024

Machine learning is primarily concerned with accuracy and pattern recognition, while natural language processing (NLP) is concerned with computer-human language interactions, specifically how to program computers to process, and analyze large amounts of natural language data. At Data Summit 2024, Christy Bergman, developer advocate, Zilliz, presented how to use an open source vector database to power GenAI chatbots, ecommerce recommenders, and similarity search-based apps during her workshop, "Taking Advantage of Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing."

Posted May 07, 2024

Semantic layers stand out as a key approach to solving business problems for organizations grappling with the complexities of managing and understanding the meaning of their data. At Data Summit 2024, Joseph Hilger, COO, Enterprise Knowledge and Sara Nash, principal consultant, Enterprise Knowledge LLC, discussed "Building the Semantic Layer of Your Data Platform," during their workshop session.

Posted May 07, 2024

Rocket Software, Inc., a global technology leader in modernization software, announced it has closed on the acquisition of the Application Modernization and Connectivity (AMC) business of OpenText, formerly part of Micro Focus. Rocket Software now offers customers modernization software solutions spanning the mainframe to the cloud.

Posted May 06, 2024

IBM is introducing new storage capabilities that give clients choice and control in the data center to maximize performance. A new IT life cycle management option called IBM Storage Assurance provides access to IBM FlashSystem hardware and software innovations to help protect clients' investments from day one. IBM Storage Assurance supports the new IBM FlashSystem 5300 also announced today, as well as the FlashSystem 7300 and FlashSystem 9500.

Posted May 06, 2024

IBM and HashiCorp Inc., a leading multi-cloud infrastructure automation company, announced IBM will acquire HashiCorp for $35 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of $6.4 billion. HashiCorp's suite of products provides enterprises with extensive Infrastructure Lifecycle Management and Security Lifecycle Management capabilities to enable organizations to automate their hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

Posted May 06, 2024

Data insights have never been more vital to business operations than they are today. Line-of-business (LOB) teams rely on data insights to drive sustainable growth, lead business operations, and understand cus­tomer behaviors and needs. The growing demand for data analytics has spurred a flourishing $31 billion-plus industry of established and emerging tech companies—but is the data analytics tech stack working for enterprises? Despite years of investment and effort, research indicates that 95% of businesses still strug­gle with operational challenges around data and analytics, leaving only 5% with the competitive advantage data-driven decision making delivers.

Posted May 06, 2024

Oracle is introducing new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud Customer Experience (CX) to help marketers, sellers, and service agents accelerate deal cycles. The new AI capabilities will help organizations generate more sales faster by automating time-consuming tasks and enabling front office professionals to target, engage, and serve buyers more precisely.

Posted May 01, 2024

Oracle is expanding its commitment to create a safer and more secure healthcare ecosystem by launching the Autonomous Shield initiative to simplify and accelerate Oracle Health EHR migrations to OCI at no additional cost. In the nearly two years since the Cerner acquisition, Oracle has invested tens of thousands of engineering hours and millions of dollars to enhance its core clinical applications and improve cybersecurity for its customers in the healthcare industry.

Posted May 01, 2024

Oracle announced that NVIDIA AI Enterprise on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Supercluster is now available in the Oracle U.S. Government Cloud region to help address sovereign AI. Building on the expansion of their partnership, Oracle and NVIDIA are helping U.S. government customers train and deploy AI solutions with access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's more than 100 services, including its generative AI services running on high-performance accelerators such as NVIDIA H100 and NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs, as well as ultra-low-latency networking, and secure storage.

Posted May 01, 2024

Cycode, a provider of Application Security Posture Management (ASPM), announced it has finalized its acquisition of Bearer, an AI-powered SAST and API discovery company, empowering Cycode to deliver a comprehensive suite of new application testing capabilities that ensures safer, accurate, and frictionless code security management.

Posted April 30, 2024

Franz Inc., an early innovator in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and supplier of Graph Database technology for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph Solutions, is releasing AllegroGraph 8.1, a Neuro-Symbolic AI Platform that incorporates ChatStream, a natural language query interface for querying a neuro-symbolic application. 

Posted April 29, 2024

Global security leader Forcepoint is introducing Forcepoint Data Security Posture Management (DSPM), driven by artificial intelligence (AI), delivering real-time visibility, easing privacy compliance, and minimizing risks for data stored in multi-clouds and networks, including endpoints. According to the company, Forcepoint DSPM harnesses innovative AI-mesh technology to swiftly identify data risks, such as obsolescence, improper access, and misplaced files.

Posted April 29, 2024

Fortanix, a leader in data-first cybersecurity and pioneer of Confidential Computing, is releasing Key Insight, helping organizations proactively manage data exposure risks due to a lack of visibility and control of their cryptographic posture. According to the company, Key Insight delivers visibility of keys across multi-cloud environments and enables organizations to identify risks and future-proof data security against the looming threat of the post-quantum computing era.  

Posted April 29, 2024

At Data Summit 2024, you'll hear the innovative approaches the world's leading companies are taking to solve today's key challenges in data management. The 11th annual Data Summit conference will be held May 8-9, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Boston, with pre-conference workshops taking place on May 7, 2024. The program is now available for review and a variety of pass options are available to suit individual requirements.

Posted April 29, 2024

JFrog Ltd. the Liquid Software company and creators of the JFrog Software Supply Chain Platform, is offering a new machine learning (ML) lifecycle integration between JFrog Artifactory and MLflow, an open source software platform originally developed by Databricks. 

Posted April 26, 2024

MetaRouter, the trailblazers in Server-Side Tag Management, is releasing Advanced Consent Enforcement, aiming to address the critical challenge of aligning consent categories with data collection and routing strategies. With the proliferation of services and tooling designed to leverage visitor traffic data, enforcement of user consent assertions across a siloed technology landscape continues to challenge organizations' compliance and IT teams alike, according to the company.

Posted April 26, 2024

Satori, the industry's leading data security platform, announced further integrations with Collibra, a leading data intelligence platform, providing users with unified and cohesive data management and governance, compliance, and security so that organizations are AI-ready. Integrating Satori and Collibra accelerates secure data access for Collibra users and relieves the burden on data teams by automating tasks such as locating sensitive data and applying security policies, according to the companies.  

Posted April 25, 2024

Cisco, the leader in security and networking, revealed a new approach to securing data centers and clouds in response to the increasing demands the AI revolution has put on IT infrastructure—introducing Cisco Hypershield. According to the company, with this unprecedented innovation, Cisco is tipping the scales in favor of defenders, building on its recent announcements to accelerate AI infrastructure with Cisco's ethernet switching, silicon, and compute portfolio.

Posted April 25, 2024

Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is introducing a strategic realignment of the organization designed to accelerate the company's growth plan, including its ability to respond to market opportunities with a focus on hybrid cloud and generative AI.

Posted April 25, 2024

Qlik, a global leader in data integration, in an effort to make AI more approachable, is launching the AI Accelerator, designed as an introduction for companies looking to explore the possibilities AI and AI-driven analytics can offer. Qlik's AI Accelerator, available to new and existing customers, offers a direct path for rapid integration, simplifying businesses' initial forays into AI.

Posted April 24, 2024

ScienceLogic, a leader in automated IT operations, is introducing updates to its SL1 AIOps platform that enable operations teams to rapidly identify and respond to issues within hybrid cloud application stacks, accelerating mean time to repair (MTTR). Fueled by customer requests for a more streamlined and customizable operator experience than currently available on the market, the updated SL1 interface brings mission-critical information front and center to streamline operations in high-pressure situations, according to the company.

Posted April 24, 2024

SAP announced that Churchill Downs Incorporated has selected the GROW with SAP solution to support the company's financial technology transformation. CDI has chosen cloud solutions from SAP to serve as its technology foundation for the financial systems across its portfolio of 27 properties in 14 states, including Churchill Downs Racetrack, the home of the Kentucky Derby.

Posted April 24, 2024

SAP is deploying AI advancements in its supply chain solutions that will unleash a transformative wave of productivity, efficiency, and precision in manufacturing. AI-driven insights from real-time data will help companies use their own data to make better decisions across supply chains, streamline product development, and improve manufacturing efficiency, according to SAP.

Posted April 24, 2024

Protera Technologies (Protera), a global provider of SAP and cloud managed services, is acquiring Managecore, deepening Protera's commitment to SAP and bringing strong expertise in Google Cloud Platform to complement Protera's long-standing partnerships with AWS and Azure.

Posted April 24, 2024

Avantra, provider of a leading AIOps platform for automating SAP operations, is releasing Avantra 24.1, providing greater operational efficiency through expanded automation and monitoring options to further improve the transparency of SAP operations. 

Posted April 24, 2024

AI talent is in high demand; AI reveals brain oscillations for memory and disease; AI may allow us to talk to whales; AI can help plan meals and other tasks; an AI platform for dentistry just raised $53 million. That was the tip of the AI news iceberg—in one day. Has technology ever garnered so much interest, so widely, so fast? Amid the hype lies the incalculable promise of AI—and the fear of getting left behind by competitors that figure it out first. It's no wonder that organizations are rushing to implement AI, ready or not. The trouble is, many are not ready.

Posted April 24, 2024

Kore Technologies is now offering webPayment, a fully-branded online payments solution designed to help you get paid faster. Previously only offered as a part of Kore's KommerceServer eCommerce Suite, webPayment has now been repackaged to allow it to operate as a stand-alone, fully-operational solution. Additional features have also been added such as support for multiple credit card gateways and ACH transactions.

Posted April 24, 2024

With the latest version of Informer on the horizon, Entrinsik is holding a webinar on May 7 with Randall Williams, director of Informer training and curriculum development, to highlight the new features. Whether you're looking to enhance security, improve integration, streamline your workflow, or gain more control over your data environment, these features represent significant strides forward for Informer users, according to the company.

Posted April 24, 2024

Rocket Software announced it has published a new paper titled, "Protecting Your Business, A Practical Guide to System Recovery using Rocket jBASE Transaction Journaling" after recognizing a pressing need for resilience and recoverability. With businesses relying heavily on digital systems for operations, finance, and customer engagement, any disruption can have far-reaching consequences.

Posted April 24, 2024

Keeper Security, a provider of zero-trust and zero-knowledge cybersecurity software, is adding a passphrase generator to Keeper Web Vault—with support on mobile and for the browser extension coming soon—along with an update to the existing password generator to provide users with new options to meet specific password requirements.

Posted April 23, 2024

Tricentis, a global provider of continuous testing and quality engineering, is updating the company's AI offerings with the launch of Tricentis Copilot, a suite of solutions leveraging generative AI to enhance productivity throughout the entire testing lifecycle.

Posted April 23, 2024

Clazar, the company powering software businesses to sell and grow revenue through cloud marketplaces (AWS, Azure, and GCP), announced it has raised a $10 million Series A funding round, enabling the company to expand its GTM teams and continue driving new customer growth. Clazar follows a philosophy of building not just for but also with its customers. Fresh funds will enable the business to invest in R&D and product innovation, helping it continue to expand offerings alongside a rapidly growing customer base and meet its demands.

Posted April 22, 2024

It's time to vote for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the readers. The voting period will be open through Monday, June 10.

Posted April 22, 2024

IBM unveiled its new Cloud Multizone Region (MZR) in Montreal, Quebec, designed to help clients address their evolving regulatory requirements and leverage technology such as generative AI with a secured, enterprise cloud platform. Building on the opening of IBM Cloud's Toronto MZR in 2021 and existing data centers in Montreal, the opening of the new Montreal MZR is planned for the first half of 2025.

Posted April 22, 2024

OmniOn Power is expanding its Edge data center power architecture (Edge) with a new three-phase, 200/208/240-volt (V) low-line version to help address the power demands of data center companies around the world. Combined with the company's 480V Edge power architecture, OmniOn can now provide a comprehensive offering for global data center companies, regardless of region or available AC utility power feed. 

Posted April 22, 2024

CIQ, the company building the next generation of software infrastructure for enterprises, is releasing fully supported, upstream stable kernels for Rocky Linux via the CIQ Enterprise Linux Platform—providing enhanced performance, hardware compatibility, and security. The new offering from CIQ was built to meet the ultra-high performance, compatibility, and security needs of the most advanced customers, and is now available to everyone.

Posted April 22, 2024

SAS is expanding the capabilities of the SAS Viya flagship data and AI platform, also making SAS Viya Workbench generally available. Targeted to developers and modelers, Viya Workbench is a self-service, on-demand compute environment for conducting data preparation, exploratory data analysis, and developing analytical and machine learning models.

Posted April 19, 2024

VMware is releasing VMware Telco Cloud Platform 4.0—a major milestone for the company—solidifying numerous capabilities into a unified platform that gives users the flexibility to modernize their telecommunications network as they see fit. To streamline the process of adoption and modernization, VMware by Broadcom is simplifying the implementation and deployment of VMware Telco Cloud products.

Posted April 19, 2024

Cribl, the Data Engine for IT and Security, is introducing Cribl Lake, a turnkey data lake solution designed to empower IT and security teams to have complete control and flexibility over their data. Provisioned directly from Cribl.Cloud, organizations collect, analyze, and route a complete view of all IT and security data across the enterprise, streamlining workflows and providing value within minutes, according to the company.

Posted April 18, 2024

Altair, a global leader in computational intelligence, is acquiring Cambridge Semantics, a modern data fabric provider and creator of an analytical graph database that accelerates the creation of comprehensive enterprise knowledge graphs. Bringing together Cambridge Semantics' transformational knowledge graph technology with Altair's leading tools for data analytics and data science offers organizations a solid foundation for building advanced analytics ecosystems that inject artificial intelligence (AI) into day-to-day business operations, according to Altair.

Posted April 18, 2024

Digital Equipment Corporation, known as DEC; Peoplesoft; Sun; and now VMware all have something dark in common. At one point, they were all great American companies leading the path toward innovation in the Six Cities of Silicon Valley. They were magnificent leaders in computing innovation, each at different stages of the evolution of Silicon Valley-based technology.

Posted April 18, 2024

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