Big Data

May 29, 2020 PHEMI: A Data Privacy Tool for Healthcare Providers

PHEMI is a data privacy solution focused on keeping data-processing activities secure by redacting information based on the role of the accessor. Thus, allowing such data to be used for multiple use cases without compromising privacy.

April 16, 2020 Immuta Named to Fast Company’s 2020 List of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Joining the ranks of giants such as Snap (Snapchat’s parent company), Microsoft and Tesla, Immuta the automated Data Governance company has been named to Fast Company’s 2020 list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.

March 29, 2020 Databricks Lakehouse Combines the Best of Data Lake and Data Warehouse in a Single Platform

Databricks has launched a new Data Ingestion Network, made up of partners whose integrations to Data Ingest provide hundreds of connectors and enable automation to move disparate data into Databricks’ new storage layer, eliminating the need to maintain siloed data in a data lake and data warehouse.

February 21, 2020 EU to Invest €6 Billion to Build a Single European Data Space

The EU plans to invest €6 billion to build a single European data space, reports EURACTIV. The envisioned space will house personal, business, and “high-quality industrial data” and create the infrastructure for data sharing and use across businesses and nations.

January 31, 2020 Microsoft Azure Synapse Starts Performance Benchmark Race With Amazon RedShift and Google BigQuery

Microsoft claims its newly announced Azure Synapse Analytics service is four times faster than Amazon Redshift and 75 times faster than Google BigQuery. This announcement positions Microsoft as a leader in this market, but it is also likely to generate counterclaims from its competitors.

January 30, 2020 AWS Lake Formation Takes Pain Out of Data Lakes

AWS Lake Formation makes it easier for users to set up and manage data lakes. But organizations will face challenges in determining how to derive value from their data lakes.

December 18, 2019 Tableau and AWS Expand Strategic Relationship to Bring Analytics in the Cloud Closer to Their Customers

Leading analytics player Tableau recently announced its new initiative – Modern Cloud Analytics (MCA) – which sees it partnering with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) to make cloud-based analytics more achievable for their customers.

November 13, 2019 Anzo Enables Data Management and Analytics Across Structured and Unstructured Data

Cambridge Semantics enhanced its Anzo platform to enable data management and analytics over both structured and unstructured data, the firm announced in an August 22 press release.

August 21, 2019 The End of Hadoop and Cloudera?

Several discussion threads on LinkedIn and other social media have been dedicated to the status of Apache Hadoop and the merged Cloudera/Hortonworks. Many predict their demise is not far off. How substantiated are those predictions?

August 20, 2019 Monetize Your Data With the Snowflake Platform

Snowflake has announced a new data exchange allowing businesses to generate new revenue.

June 27, 2019 Main Hadoop Developers – Hortonworks and Cloudera – Under One Roof

The two major Hadoop developers – Hortonworks and Cloudera – merged into one company at the dawn of 2019.