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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
July 29, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: July 29, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Following the close of its IPO, Couchbase has announced the general availability of Couchbase Server 7, which the company is calling a landmark release for its ability to bridge the best aspects of relational databases like ACID transactions with the flexibility of a modern database. "With Couchbase Server 7, the relational versus NoSQL database debate is over. Modern developers no longer have to struggle with having multiple databases—a relational database for transactionality, and a NoSQL database for flexibility and scale," said Ravi Mayuram, senior vice president of engineering and CTO, Couchbase.

IBM and SAP are forming a partnership that will allow SAP to onboard finance and data management solutions to the IBM Cloud for Financial Services, helping companies address the industry's stringent compliance, security, and resiliency requirements, while supporting business transformation and innovation for financial services institutions.

Logz.io, a leading open source observability platform for modern DevOps teams, is forming a new strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to streamline monitoring and observability workflows for cloud developers.

Rockset has announced new integrations for MySQL and PostgreSQL. According to Rockset, with its new MySQL and PostgreSQL integrations, developers can rely on their favorite relational databases for online transaction processing (OLTP) while using Rockset to power real-time analytics at cloud scale.

Sumo Logic, a pioneer in continuous intelligence, is introducing new capabilities to its Observability solution that augment analytics-powered use cases and capture end user experience. These new enhancements include Real User Monitoring and Span Analytics, capabilities designed to help DevOps/SRE teams identify and resolve customer-impacting issues faster, reduce application downtime, and optimize application performance.