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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
November 30, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: November 30, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com, Inc. company, unveiled the new Amazon CodeGuru Reviewer Secrets Detector, an automated tool that helps developers detect secrets in source code or configuration files, such as passwords, API keys, SSH keys, and access tokens. The new Secrets Detector tool uses ML to identify hard-coded secrets as part of the code review process, ultimately helping to avoid problems before being merged and deployed. 

Cloudreach, an independent multi-cloud services company, is releasing SMART Management, a next-generation managed service fit for the age of true business transformation built on the cloud. SMART Management brings together all of Cloudreach's expertise in cloud professional and managed services, and delivers them as a simple and flexible service designed to help organizations accelerate their cloud transformation projects.

MathWorks is the developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists, whose flagship product is MATLAB. Recently, Heather Gorr, Ph.D., senior MATLAB product manager, MathWorks, discussed the importance of streaming high-frequency data, data preparation for machine learning, and best practices for putting it all together to implement a successful AI model. 

Katana Graph has released a high-performance graph analytics Python library in collaboration with Intel for the benefit of data scientists and the growth of the open core community.

PingCAP, a distributed SQL provider, is offering a new Developer Tier for TiDB Cloud, enabling developers to easily launch a small TiDB cluster for free for up to one year.  Through this offering, PingCAP is breaking down the adoption barrier for TiDB, providing the crucial time developers need to experiment first-hand how TiDB and TiDB Cloud can support their mission-critical applications and workloads, while providing decision makers a time frame to properly evaluate and determine where TiDB delivers the highest ROI for their needs, according to the vendor.

Syniti, a provider of enterprise data management software, has extended its support for big data and cloud initiatives through a new product release Syniti Data Replication v9.8.1. With this new release, Syniti Data Replication now offers smart replication support for Parquet and AVRO structures as well as new targets including Apache Cassandra and Greenplum.