Topic: data

SD Times news digest: Talend adds support for Azure’s SQL Data Warehouse, AdaCore and NVIDIA partnership, and erwin Mapping Manager 9.0

Talend has announced support for Microsoft Azure’s SQL Data Warehouse in Stitch Data Loader. The new integration will enable organizations to quickly ingest data and scale, the company explained. According to Talend, the new connector uses Azure Blob Storage and PolyBase to bring data to Azure Cloud, and quickly loads the data into Azure SQL … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Databrick’s $250 million funding, Google’s Cross Account Protection, and H2O.ai’s data science and machine learning platforms

Databricks announced a massive Series E round of funding for $250 million, bringing the company’s total amount raised to $489.5 million. According to the company, this could not be possible without its Unified Analytics Platform. The platform is designed to help enterprises build data pipelines across siloed data storage systems and make data science on … continue reading

A new Cloudera emerges from the Hortonworks merger

The Cloudera and Hortonworks merger that was first announced in October officially completed this month, paving the way for a new Cloudera. As part of the merger, the former rivals will live under the Cloudera name and offer an enterprise data cloud capable of supporting hybrid and multi-cloud deployments as well as provide machine learning … continue reading

Google releases serverless NoSQL document database

Google Cloud is on the path towards a serverless future with the general availability release of its serverless NoSQL document database solution Cloud Firestore. The solution leverages cloud-native technologies to provide the ability for users to store, sync and query data for their web, mobile and IoT apps. Features include live synchronization, offline support and … continue reading

Industry Watch: It’s time for data privacy legislation

Privacy means different things to different people. It’s why some people build walls around their homes, yet others are totally comfortable walking on public beaches in the nude. Data privacy is another animal altogether, and there are varying degrees to what people will accept when it comes to giving up their personal information. People I’ve … continue reading

CNIL proposes €50 million fine against Google for GDPR violations

Within a month of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) going into effect, Google was already seen violating the regulation. French regulatory body CNIL (National Data Protection Commission) sent two complaints on June 1, 2018 regarding Google not having a valid legal basis for processing users’ personal data. Now, CNIL is proposing a penalty of … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Scylla

With data having an impact on almost every part of today’s business, Scylla wants to make sure applications are powered by a database that can handle the influx of data without compromising performance. Scylla is a NoSQL database that provides low latency, always-on availability, high throughput, is scalable, easy to use, and community-backed. “Scylla is … continue reading

Unbounded analytics introduced in latest Instana EUM release

Application performance management company Instana launched a new version of its End User Monitoring (EUM) utility this week, introducing advanced filtering of trace and request data with its new unbounded analytics feature. According to the company, Instana EUM is part of the Instana APM service and is designed for site reliability engineers and developers to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Progress’ DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector, MariaDB Platform X3, and FoundationDB’s Record Layer

Progress has announced the release of Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector. The new solution enables teams to build connectors for applications quickly without needing to write custom code. According to Progress, the Data Direct Autonomous REST Connector allows developers to fully access data from SQL-based applications. The key benefits that the solution offers are broad … continue reading

Solid’s data decentralization vision will change the way we interact with applications

A few months ago, Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the World Wide Web, announced that he was heading up a new project to reshape the way we interact with the web. His new project, Solid, aims to put control over data back into the hands of users. The ecosystem of Solid is based on the … continue reading

Security continues to be a black cloud for businesses

The year would not be complete without a major security breach, and although there are a number to choose from throughout any given year, Marriott ended 2018 with a doozy. The company revealed at the end of November that there had been unauthorized access to its Starwood reservation database for more than four years. This … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: flyio

Data company SocialCops’ solution for reading and writing data from cloud and local storage is now open-source. The project, flyio, provides an interface for interacting with data storage directly from R. Currently flyio supports AWS S3 and Google Cloud Storage, and can read or write tables, rasters, shapefiles, and R objects to a data source … continue reading

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