Data is the information that drives business. It can be structured in rows and columns, like a customer name, address, and phone; and it can be unstructured, such as an email or a social media post. Structured data is what is populated in Relational Database Management Systems such as those created by Oracle, IBM and Microsoft, and open-source PostgreSQL and MySQL, among others. That data can be accessed using the standard Structured Query Language (SQL). Unstructured data resides in what are called NoSQL databases, such as Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB and many, many others. Many organizations today run both kinds of databases.
Once the data is stored, it must be easily retrievable, found amid the mountains of data organizations collect, and made available at scale. Numerous tools exist for those jobs, including Hadoop, Apache Spark and many more. It is through the collection and analysis of data that businesses can make decisions that affect their bottom line.
As organizations and their IT infrastructure grow more complex, the number of different places where data gets stored also grows. Gone are the days where a company had just one large database to look after; now data might be stored across several different sources. “Historically data was stored in databases, on-premises. As we enter this … continue reading
SecretManagement 1.1 mostly includes updates to enable users operating in Constrained Language Mode (CLM). Microsoft also validated that only one of the community-published extension vaults was affected by the changes. SecretManagement is a module available on the PowerShell Gallery that enables users to have a common set of commands to store and retrieve secrets within … continue reading
The digital services and consulting provider Infosys unveiled a new set of Enterprise Agile DevOps capabilities that will help businesses strengthen customer-centricity and innovation. Enterprises can transform the way they develop and deliver products and services by reimaging customer journeys. “Forward thinking firms are now evolving to a product centric operating model to ingrain customer … continue reading
Google today announced new features that will help organizations deliver data-driven experiences at scale in Looker 21, the platform that allows anyone in a business to quickly analyze and find insights in datasets. One new feature is the Extension Framework available as part of the new Looker Developer Portal. The framework allows developers to build applications … continue reading
Catchpoint announced major platform enhancements including Application Performance Management deep linking and expanded integrations that provide enterprises complete user experience visibility. “Today, many Enterprises struggle to deliver their business outcomes with traditional monitoring technology as the majority of legacy tools are incapable of providing holistic business-level observability of a hybrid IT world,” says Mehdi Daoudi, … continue reading
The new Android Game Development Kit (AGDK) is a set of tools and libraries that help users develop, optimize, and deliver high-quality Android games. The AGDK tools and libraries work across many different Android versions and work across almost any device in use today. Also, Android plans to enhance the AGDK features in future Android … continue reading
Airbyte is a data integration platform that runs in the cloud and replicates data. It enables users to get their data pipelines running in minutes with either pre-built or custom connectors from the Airbyte UI, API or CLI. Developers simply need to authenticate their sources and get connectors that adapt to schema or API changes. … continue reading
The autonomous digital enterprise solution provider BMC announced several new innovations and integrations within the BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence and BMC Compuware portfolios to harden mainframe security. The update provides automated detection and response capabilities, which allow weaknesses and malicious activity to be discovered before a compromise occurs. With the new integrations, developers now have … continue reading
JetBrains released Datalore for Enterprise, a collaborative team environment that helps data scientists to work together in Jupyter Notebooks. It provides a convenient way to dynamically manage Python environments, helps connect and explore data and introduces smart code autocompletion. In addition, Datalore for Enterprise allows teams to connect hardware, configure team environments, authenticate users and … continue reading
When it comes to picking a language for a new data science project, developers often have to go through the debate of whether Python or R would be the best suited for the task. R is a language specifically designed for data analysis so it has a lot of useful features built in, but Python … continue reading
Modernization is important in order for companies to keep up with evolving industry conditions, but some businesses may be modernizing at a faster pace than their software can keep up with. In an SD Times Live! talk with CodeLogic, Eric Minick, DevOps evangelist at CodeLogic, and Brandon Tylke, chief software architect at CodeLogic, explained why … continue reading
LogDNA has announced Spike Protection to give companies more control over fluctuations in their data and spend. LogDNA Spike Protection gives DevOps teams tools to understand and manage increases through Index Rate Alerting and Usage Quotas to provide additional insight into anomalous spikes. The company also today announced its Agent 3.2 release for Kubernetes and … continue reading