Data Management explained

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.

How a connected deployment model can allow you to suit your users’ needs

Being able to put data in the cloud enables developers to create better applications faster, and also to deliver those applications in a way that suits both their needs and the needs of their customers.  One possible model for deployment is a Managed Deployment Model. This is a model in which the company is able … continue reading

TIBCO updates WebFOCUS platform

With the release of TIBCO WebFOCUS 9.0.0, the company announced stronger data access, AI/ML capabilities, and developer tools. “Valuable data and AI/ML algorithms flow through absolutely every corner of an organization. The use of visual discovery and improved data management enables users and developers to turn that raw data into truly meaningful insights,” said Mark … continue reading

Databobi introduces StorageMAP for managing unstructured data

The unstructured data management company, Datadobi, today announced StorageMAP. This comes as a new solution that offers a single pane of glass for organizations to manage unstructured data across their complete data storage estate.  According to Datadobi, with this new software, organizations can visualize, organize, and act upon their data in hybrid vendor and cloud … continue reading

Report: 55% of companies are not ready for a cookieless world since most rely on third-party data

The vast majority of companies at 81% rely on third-party data and 55% of companies said they are not fully ready for a cookieless world. Safari and Firefox currently block third-party cookies and Google Chrome will follow by the end of 2023.  Twilio announced in its third annual State of Customer Engagement Report, which reflects … continue reading

Optimize data transfer and integrate file transfer in your automation workflows

Workload automation is a critical piece of digital transformation. It can enable practitioners to schedule and execute business process workflows, optimize data transfer and processing and cut down on errors and delays in execution of the business processes themselves.  Businesses currently have three main approaches to modernization and digital transformation. One is that they are … continue reading

Blueprint Software announces Business Transformation Platform

Blueprint Software announced its new Business Transformation Platform which is designed to be a command center for company-wide process improvement initiatives. The platform delivers process intelligence that enables enterprise organizations to analyze and assess process value, identify hidden inefficiencies, and execute on data-driven improvement strategies with speed and precision.  “Blueprint’s initial use case in the … continue reading

Indico 5 launched to accelerate automation on unstructured data

Indico Data, the unstructured data company, unveiled Indico 5 to allow companies to better make use of automation and intelligent document processing (IDP) on unstructured data.  Despite 90% of enterprise data being unstructured according to a December 2021 IDC report, only 2% of it is being utilized based on additional Google research.  The platform uses … continue reading

Report: Data sprawl is a major challenge for almost half of companies

Data sprawl is getting worse and worse, with 43% of respondents to a new survey claiming that they use an average of four to six platforms to manage their data. Another 11% use an average of 10-12 platforms.  The survey, “The State of Data and What’s Next,” was commissioned by Red Hat and Starburst and … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Quickwit

Quickwit is an open-source search engine on object storage with subsecond latency for large datasets.  The project made by the authors of the Rust search engine library tantivy recently raised $2.6 million in a seed round co-led by FirstMark and firstminute with many more participants.  Quickwit 0.2 was launched in January with new features such … continue reading

CData Connect Cloud offers centralized place for managing data integrations

CData announced CData Connect Cloud which enables owners of cloud applications access to real-time data and unified connection.  The cloud data connectivity platform provides a centralized location for organizations to manage various integration points and connections to real-time data from an ecosystem of data sources.  “Organizations rely on the cloud more than ever before, but … continue reading

Use metric stores as main data servicing layer

In a single generation, we have witnessed the internet revolution, the cloud revolution and it can be said we’re in the middle of the data revolution. Data has always been critical, but today its sheer size, speed and utility is reaching dizzying new heights.  Now that data applications and analytics are a permanent, essential, growing … continue reading

The power of AI in data integration

While the amount of data in the world is infinite, our attention span is not. That’s why AI is becoming a valuable tool for data integration to create concise analysis from data and to make it more accessible to everyone throughout an organization.  According to SnapLogic’s Ultimate Guide to Data Integration, AI and ML capabilities … continue reading

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