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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
September 19, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: September 19, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Actian, a provider of software for data management, analytics and integration, has announced support for Apache Spark in the latest release of Actian Vector in Hadoop (VectorH). Actian Vector technology exploits vectorized processing and multi-level in-memory  acceleration to improve performance on Hadoop data stores. It supports single node, clustered, and hybrid computing environments that span on-premise and the cloud.

ExtraHop, a provider of real-time analytics and machine learning software for IT operations, has announced the general availability of ExtraHop 7.0. With this release, ExtraHop introduces live activity maps for complete 3D interaction with the hybrid IT environment; enhanced threat anomalies and machine learning-initiated workflows for performance and security; and perfect forward secrecy (PFS) decryption at scale to support next-generation security architectures.

Micro Focus has unveiled a new release of the Vertica Analytics Platform. Vertica 9 offers an extended list of in-database machine learning capabilities - including new algorithms, model replication, data preparation functions, and end-to-end workflow - to simplify the production and deployment of machine learning models. In addition, Vertica 9 is now available for deployment in the Google Marketplace.

Oracle has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a platinum member. Oracle is also releasing Kubernetes on Oracle Linux and open sourcing a Terraform Kubernetes Installer for the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Software AG is continuing its Internet of Things innovation drive with the launch of an extended Cumulocity IoT technology portfolio for cloud-based IoT platform services enablement.

SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, has announced beta availability of AppOptics, a next-generation application performance management (APM) solution designed to provide comprehensive monitoring for distributed application performance and critical infrastructure metrics.

Syncsort is releasing a new platform that will deliver an agile, efficient, and powerful solution that will improve data stored and processed in data lakes. Trillium Quality for Big Data integrates Trillium data quality capabilities with the Intelligent Execution (IX) technology from its DMX-h Big Data integration solution.