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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 3, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 3, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Oracle announced Blockchain Tables in 21c in January 2021, and later made it available on 19c as well due to customer demand. Oracle is now introducing the ability to use Immutable Tables as well as Blockchain Tables. Immutable Tables, available in April, are insert-only tables and the data is not cryptographically chained.

Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, is releasing the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Operational Database on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. CDP Operational Database is a fully managed cloud-native operational database that offers unparalleled scale, performance, and reliability. Optimized to be deployed anywhere, on any cloud platform, CDP Operational Database aligns with the cloud infrastructure strategy best suited for the business, according to the vendor.

Kaskada, a machine learning company, is releasing its feature engineering platform, enabling data science teams to use the solution for a wide variety of use cases, including fraud, personalization, and recommendation engines. Kaskada's feature engineering platform is an ML platform for data scientists that focuses on the feature engineering and feature serving experience.

LogicMonitor, a cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform, is acquiring Airbrake, a developer-centric application error and performance monitoring company.The acquisition will extend LogicMonitor's ITIM platform into developer environments and will enable customers to gain visibility into continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) workflows to ensure that every code release delivers a flawless customer experience. 

Precisely, a leader in data integrity, is being acquired by Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, "Clearlake") and TA Associates.