Topic: data

SD Times news digest: Postman’s API data visualization feature, Parasoft announces support for 2019 CWE guidelines, and Scrum.org’s new training course

Postman announced an API data visualization feature that allows users to easily turn API Data into charts and graphs.  “If you use APIs like me as part of your daily job, you will soon fall in love with the fact that you can now make sense of API data without leaving Postman,” wrote Kaustav Das … continue reading

AWS gives users access to third-party data in the cloud with AWS Data Exchange

AWS launched its Data Exchange service this week, which enables AWS customers to find, subscribe to and use third-party data in the cloud.  According to the company, the service removes the need to build and maintain infrastructure for data storage, delivery, billing and entitling. Previously, when customers subscribed to third-party data, they often had to … continue reading

The Linux Foundation and AWS announce new open data model

The Linux Foundation’s joint Development Foundation (JDF) is teaming up up with AWS, Genesys and Salesforce to create an open source data model that standardizes data interoperability across cloud applications. They’re calling it the Cloud Information Model (CIM).  The CIM is meant to tackle the challenge of cloud computing and creating data models. The foundation … continue reading

DataOps is more than just DevOps for data

Development, testing, security and operations have all been transformed to keep up with the pace of software today — but one piece is still missing. Data is now becoming a roadblock to Agile and DevOps initiatives. “People are getting stuck with data saying ‘I have my infrastructure layer automated and self-serviced so a developer can … continue reading

Multi-model databases are the answer to breaking down data silos

There has been a lot of emphasis over the last few years about breaking down silos. This includes siloed departments, people, and even applications within a business. But one area that has historically been very siloed is data. Databases take in data with a specific schema, but with all of the interconnectedness that is required … continue reading

Is the Hadoop party over?

Fifteen years ago, the Hadoop data management platform was created. This kicked off a land rush of companies  looking to plant their flags in the market and open-source projects began to spring up to extend what the platform was designed to do. As often happens with technology, it ages, and newer things emerge that either … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Titan

Data is becoming more important than ever, and developers are beginning to realize they need better ways to harness and work with data. The problem, however, is that data isn’t handled the same way development is and therefore it can become a time-consuming and complex process.  “The rise of git, docker, and DevOps has created … continue reading

Facebook’s Groups API causes data privacy concerns

Facebook wants to avoid another data privacy blunder. The company is quickly trying to address a problem it found with its Groups API access.  Last year, in an effort to better protect users privacy, Facebook removed and restricted a number of developer APIs — Groups API was one of these restricted APIs. Before restrictions were … continue reading

Microsoft launches Project Cortex to help organizations make sense of their data

Earlier this week at Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft announced the first new service in Microsoft 365 since they released Microsoft Teams in 2017. Project Cortex is a solution that will allow business users to gain valuable insights with their data, in ways they previously couldn’t. Over the years Microsoft has created a number of different ways … continue reading

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SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Perspective

As data science becomes more and more important, so does data visualization. Data is practically useless if you don’t have a human-readable way of communicating the insights from that data with the business. This week, we’re highlighting Perspective, which is an open-source tool for creating interactive visualizations of large, real-time datasets. Perspective is a project … continue reading

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The Linux Foundation forms Project Alvarium

The Linux Foundation has announced its intent to form a new project called Alvarium. Project Alvarium will be focused on building a Data Confidence Fabric (DCF). This will help facilitate trust and confidence in data across heterogeneous systems. According to the Linux Foundation, a DCF is a framework that inserts trust into a data’s path, … continue reading

Netflix open sources polyglot notebook Polynote

Netflix has announced that it is open sourcing Polynote, which, as the name implies, is a polyglot notebook. Polynote provides Scala support, Apache Spark integration, as-you-type autocomplete, and multi-language interoperability with Scala, Python, and SQL. According to Netflix, Polynote will allow data scientists to integrate its JVM-based machine learning platform with Python’s ecosystem of machine … continue reading

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