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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
August 18, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: August 18, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

DBI, a provider of a suite of products for IBM Db2 LUW tuning, monitoring, and trending, has announced the availability of DBI Web Performance Suite version 6. The new version includes new functionality such as a new custom reports module, the ability to customize the overview dashboard, Active Directory integration, the ability to view SQL statements that are causing the locks, performance detection of the monitoring system, and numerous enhancements throughout the whole application.

Monte Carlo CEO and co-founder Barr Moses outlined the five pillars and key advantages of data observability in practice at Data Summit Connect 2021.   

Pepperdata, a provider of big data performance management, is adding the ability to monitor Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) running big data applications like Spark on Kubernetes into the Pepperdata product portfolio. Pepperdata now monitors GPU performance, providing the visibility needed for Spark applications running on Kubernetes and utilizing the processing power of GPUs.

Intelligent data integration platform provider SnapLogic has announced its August 2021 product release, featuring new capabilities that make it faster and easier for IT and business users to unlock the power of self-service integration and automation throughout their organization. "With the introduction of SnapLogic Flows, we're adding to our family of purpose-built, easy-to-use interfaces to help non-technical business users realize the vision of self-service, enterprise-wide automation," said Craig Stewart, CTO at SnapLogic.

SolarWinds has announced the availability of SolarWinds DBA xPress as a free tool. For data professionals who need to understand how a data environment is visually structured, DBA xPress helps compare, synchronize, script, and navigate data and schemas, enabling data professionals to more easily adopt DataOps, automate releases, and simplify Microsoft SQL Server cloud migrations.