Voltron charges AI data, brighter than Apache Spark?
Data is mushrooming. Because data sets are getting bigger (every day) and because we’re seeking to extend the realm and purview of data analytics and data models across increasingly vast and typically ever more distributed data topographies, our ability to evidence reach and scope in data has nev... Read more
Why AI modeling requires database connectors
AI is complex. Not just because it is hard to do, difficult to comprehend in scale and tough to follow the next-big-thing with new generative functions and Large Language Models (LLMs) seeming to come forward every week. Those factors make AI engineering complex, but the IT industry is working ferv... Read more
Commvault Cloud shifts to cyber resilience
Commvault is well known for backup solutions, but increasingly wants to play a role in cyber resilience. It thus responds to new challenges and introduced Commvault Cloud. We attended an event in the Netherlands, where "the biggest launch in 26 years" took place to support companies on their way to... Read more
HYCU now supports 50 SaaS apps for its backup service
HYCU now has 50 connectors to SaaS services to provide backups for them. It has set the ambitious goal of supporting 100 SaaS applications by the end of the year.
We highlighted earlier this year what HYCU's views are concerning protecting SaaS applications. Many users are unaware that data from... Read more
Veeam launches Backup for Salesforce v2: focus on security and recovery
Veeam has introduced version 2 of Veeam Backup for Salesforce, bringing new security features and secure testing and development environments to the solution.
Veeam has offered a backup solution for Salesforce environments for some time. With it, users can secure their Salesforce data and metada... Read more
Microsoft launches .NET 8 along with ‘cloud-ready stack’ Aspire
Microsoft has made .NET 8 generally available. With this version, the tech giant will offer long-term support (LTS). While many innovations had already been unveiled in preview form, .NET Aspire is a genuinely new addition. With it, Microsoft aims to make developing cloud-native applications more s... Read more
NetApp renews Microsoft partnership to strengthen public cloud offerings
NetApp has renewed its partnership with Microsoft. In doing so, it says it wants to empower customers more in making cloud adoption a success. Extensions to the portfolio include new capabilities of Azure NetApp Files (ANF), BlueXP and Cloud Volumes ONTAP.
ANF is a storage solution that supports... Read more
Cohesity Turing AI suite integrates with Amazon Bedrock
Cohesity is integrating its suite of AI tools with Amazon Bedrock. This should give customers more options for using the underlying AI models. The integration is available in preview immediately.
Cohesity launched its Cohesity Turing portfolio of AI tools for its data protection and management p... Read more
Google lets companies store data from AI models in local regions
European companies can store data from generative AI models locally thanks to the new Google Cloud offering. The option is available for the Vertex AI portfolio and the Vertex AI Search and Vertex AI Conversation tools.
With the introduction of data residency options for its Vertex AI portfolio,... Read more
SAP adds vector datastore to HANA Cloud database
SAP HANA Cloud gets vector features for unstructured data to feed AI models with more context. Hallucinations should also decrease by bringing the data to models.
With a vector datastore, data is stored as high-demensional vectors, a mathematical representation of attributes. The advantage of st... Read more