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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
November 29, 2023

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: November 29, 2023. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Aerospike Inc. showcased its superior performance, price, and sustainability gains for real-time applications running on the recently announced Aerospike Database 7 at AWS re:Invent. According to the company, benchmarks of the Aerospike Database and AWS Graviton2 processors show more than 25 million transactions per second at under 1ms—a 1.6x price performance improvement, with 27% lower annual costs and 60% less energy consumption than an equivalent x86 cluster.

AWS announced the availability of the Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service, enabling users to perform a search on their DynamoDB data by automatically replicating and transforming it without custom code or infrastructure. According to AWS, this zero-ETL integration reduces the operational burden and cost involved in writing code for a data pipeline architecture, keeping the data in sync, and updating code with frequent application changes, enabling users to focus on their application.

AWS is releasing Amazon ElastiCache Serverless, a new serverless option that allows customers to create a cache in under a minute and instantly scale capacity based on application traffic patterns. ElastiCache Serverless is compatible with two popular open-source caching solutions, Redis and Memcached.

Perficient, a global digital consultancy provider, is announcing a strategic partnership with CAST, the software intelligence leader, to ease and accelerate app modernization as well as empower sustainability across organizations. Culminating as two innovative products—App Modernization IQ and Green Impact IQ—the two companies aim to maximize software health, increase the speed of cloud migration, manage open source risks, and reduce carbon footprints.

Rocket Software, a global technology leader driving modernization for the world's largest companies, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Application Modernization and Connectivity business (AMC) of OpenText, which was formerly part of Micro Focus. The total purchase price is $2.275B.

Teradata, the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, is announcing that Teradata AI Unlimited—the company's serverless AI and machine learning (ML) engine in the cloud—is now available for private preview in the AWS Marketplace.