Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
December 4, 2014
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: December 4, 2014. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
Citus Data is releasing an open source extension, "pg_shard," that enables PostgreSQL to scale large datasets and operational workloads. "PostgreSQL continues to grow as one of the most popular databases in the world," said Umur Cubukcu, CEO and co-founder of Citus Data. "With pg_shard, CitusDB is making PostgreSQL horizontally scale in a simple way, while keeping the benefits of a mature, open ecosystem, and taking its relational advantages to the next level."
Watson Analytics, IBM's natural language-based cognitive service is now open for business and available in beta.