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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
November 28, 2023

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: November 28, 2023. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Airbyte, creator of the fastest-growing open-source data integration platform, is announcing that certified connectors for MongoDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL databases are now available for both Airbyte Cloud and Airbyte Open Source Software (OSS). This coverage represents the ability to move datasets of unlimited size to any of Airbyte's 68 supported destinations—including AWS, Azure, and Google cloud platforms, as well as Databricks, Snowflake, and several vector databases—which can further be utilized by AI models.

KX, a global leader in vector and time-series data management, announced the general availability of KDB.AI Server, a highly-performant, scalable, vector database for time-orientated generative AI and contextual search. Deployable in a single container via Docker, KDB.AI Server offers a smooth setup for various environments, including cloud, on-premises, and hybrid systems, allowing businesses to quickly adopt and utilize its AI capabilities without complex setup processes, according to the company.

Qlik is offering new integrations and AI-powered solutions with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help its customers embrace and scale the power of large language models (LLMs) and generative AI. According to the company, with its integration with Amazon Bedrock, Qlik Cloud users can now easily leverage natural language to create new AI-driven insights on AWS with trusted and governed LLMs such as AI21 Labs, Anthropic, Cohere, and Meta, Amazon Bedrock is a fully managed service that makes foundation models (FMs) from leading AI companies accessible via an API to build and scale generative AI applications.

Starburst, the data lake analytics platform, is offering new capabilities that enable organizations to build and scale game-changing data applications without compromising on performance or cost. According to the company, new features in Starburst Galaxy will help customers simplify development on the data lake by unifying data ingestion, data governance, and data sharing on a single platform.