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Cloud
Four major announcements from Google's Data Cloud Summit
Multiple data cloud innovations have been unveiled at the Google Cloud summit, allowing customers to work with unlimited data across all workloads.
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Artificial Intelligence
Databricks launches lakehouse for healthcare, life sciences
Databricks has launched its first lakehouse platform for organisations across the healthcare and life sciences industries, increasing the scope for innovation.
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Cloud
Databricks officially valued at $38 billion following latest funding round
"This marks a thrilling new chapter that will allow us to accelerate our pace of innovation and further invest in the success of data-driven organisations on their journey to the lakehouse.”
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SnapLogic
ETL vs ELT — What, when and why
There are many variables to consider when deciding to move data into a database with either the ETL or ELT method, writes SnapLogic CTO Craig Stewart.
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Business Intelligence / BI
Databricks' data lake solution paves the way for BI and AI
Databricks has launched SQL Analytics, which enables cloud data warehousing on data lakes and offers improved price and performance over traditional cloud data warehouses.
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Machine learning
Talend and Databricks extend partnership with deeper integrations
“Talend provides both a powerful integration platform for data engineers and a simple-to-use data ingestion tool for business analysts."
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Data Warehousing
How data warehouses have become the new data lakes for business
While data lakes are great when it comes to storage, they don’t perform well when it comes to analysis and reporting. The vast volumes and multiple formats mean that traditional data warehouse tools are unsuitable and another approach needs to be found.
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Artificial Intelligence
Huawei, Chinasoft draw on data lakes for intelligent financial solution
"It helps banks redefine converged data lakes for finance and achieve more intelligent and real-time data analysis, accelerating the conversion from data to value and digital transformation."
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS launches fully-managed data lake service
AWS Lake Formation aims to simplify and automate the creation of a data lake, including data collection, cleaning, and cataloguing, as well as data availability for analytics.
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Edge Computing
Opinion: Forget the hype, here's some edge computing clarity
Schneider Electric's Kevin Brown discusses the confusion surrounding edge computing and what he believes is the definition - and its place in our future.
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Data analytics
Qlik enriches data solutions with Podium Data acquisition
New acquisition expands Qlik’s portfolio beyond analytics, enabling analytics-ready data strategy to drive data-driven transformation.
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Digital Transformation
How to avoid your data lake becoming a data ‘swamp’
A data lake is a large body of raw data held in a natural state where different users can examine it, delve into it, or extract samples from it.
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Equinix
How to stop data lakes from getting swamped
A “data lake” sure sounds inviting. But without the right approach, that data lake isn’t as welcoming as it looks on the surface.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Talend helps accelerate enterprise cloud data lake deployments on AWS
Talend has unveiled a new solution for deploying cloud data lakes on Amazon Web Services (AWS) platforms.
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Machine learning
Oracle's cloud platform gets a big data & AI makeover
“Big Data initiatives are an important part of growing an organisation, but the process is still complex and challenging for everyone involved."
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GDPR
MapR and Talend collaborate to deliver new data lake solution
The trio have announced a new governed GDPR data lake solution to address requirements of the EU's upcoming GDPR legislation.
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Big Data
Join the data revolution - How banks can change with the times
Making sense of data in a unified model is crucial. Without that, we end up with data but not information.
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CRM
Big data: How companies can learn to swim in the data lake
Information is pouring into companies faster, so businesses are drowning in a flood so great it has become known as the ‘data lake’.
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Data analytics
Dell EMC: We built this city on a data lake
A city built around trillions of 0s and 1s rather than physical infrastructure is a foreign concept, so naturally several questions spring to mind.
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Equinix
Why companies are jumping into data lakes
This huge wave of data is overwhelming many existing enterprise storage infrastructures.
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CenturyLink
Data lakes transforming the enterprise data warehouse
The introduction of data lakes is one of the most significant changes to enterprise data warehouse technology, according to CenturyLink.
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Cloud
EMC takes Data Lake to the edge for remote offices and cloud
EMC has expanded its Data Lake offerings beyond the data centre to encompass edge locations such as remote office and the cloud.