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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 24, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 24, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Alluxio, developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, has announced the integration of RAPIDS Accelerator for Apache Spark 3.0 with the Alluxio Data Orchestration Platform to accelerate data access on NVIDIA accelerated computing clusters for computation of both analytics and AI pipelines.

KX is releasing KX Insights, a cloud-first platform for streaming analytics that fully leverages the benefits of cloud architecture natively to deliver fast, scalable real-time data insights. KX Insights has been certified by KX to run natively on all major hyperscale cloud providers including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. This enables organizations to rapidly scale up their real-time decision-making capabilities and implement an operating model of continuous actionable business intelligence.

The Aerospike Kubernetes Operator provides a controller that manages a Custom Resource Definition to extend the Kubernetes API for Aerospike clusters. It automates the management of common Aerospike database tasks such as the configuration, provisioning, scaling, and recovery of Aerospike clusters, thereby reducing the complexity of manual deployment and life cycle management.

Ahana has announced updates to its cloud-native managed service for Presto for Amazon Web Services. The major areas of focus for the new updates are in performance, better cluster management, ease of use, and security.

Sage, provider of cloud business management solutions, is releasing its new, cloud-first Sage Data and Analytics service integration for Sage 300 and Sage 100 in the U.S. and Canada. A powerful business intelligence (BI) toolkit with AI and machine learning capabilities, Sage Data and Analytics (SD&A) provides live sales dashboards, graphical cashflow analysis, detailed, trusted P&L reports and much more—all in the cloud.

Sourcegraph, a provider of Universal Code Search, is introducing Batch Changes, a solution that allows enterprises to automate and track large-scale code changes across all repositories and code hosts. With Batch Changes, enterprises can now automate large-scale code refactors, security fixes, and migrations across thousands of repositories.