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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
July 12, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: July 12, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Does the wider adoption of machine learning mean the end of search as we know it? Northern Light CEO David Seuss explained why he believes it does and how search must leverage smart taxonomies going forward in his presentation at Data Summit Connect 2021.

Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, announced it has developed a virtual next-generation firewall (NGFW) designed to be accelerated by NVIDIA's BlueField data processing unit (DPU) to fight cybercrime. The DPU accelerates packet filtering and forwarding by offloading traffic from the host processor to dedicated hardware that is separate from the server CPU. The solution delivers the intrusion prevention and advanced security capabilities of Palo Alto Networks' virtual NGFWs to every server without sacrificing network performance.

SchemaHero, an open-source database schema migration tool, is now offering support for CockroachDB, making it easier for developers to deploy schema updates to the popular database. Written as both a CLI utility and a Kubernetes Operator, SchemaHero makes database schemas declarative, eliminates the task of creating and managing sequenced migration scripts, and is compatible with all environments in which an application is running.