Category: Data Management

AWS discontinues ‘scale-to-zero’ database Aurora

AWS discontinues ‘scale-to-zero’ database Aurora

AWS will soon withdraw support for database manager Aurora Serverless version 1, ending Amazon's scale-to-zero database. Companies should switch to Aurora Serverless 2 to continue receiving support for the product. However, the new version does not support scale-to-zero. Following the 'scale-to-... Read more

date3 months ago
With Fabric, Microsoft aims for biggest launch since SQL Server

With Fabric, Microsoft aims for biggest launch since SQL Server

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella describes Fabric as perhaps the biggest launch of a data product since SQL Server. Indeed, Fabric is intended to provide a new foundation for enterprise data and AI applications. If you have a mountain of quality data as an organization and want to build an AI applica... Read more

date3 months ago
When will the HDD finally go extinct?

When will the HDD finally go extinct?

HDD sales have been in decline for years. Pure Storage stated earlier this year that the end of this ancient storage medium is near, after which many parties made the case for the continued survival of the hard disk drive. Can we ever say goodbye to the HDD, and if so, when? Pure Storage's messa... Read more

date4 months ago
IBM acquires Software AG’s integration platforms

IBM acquires Software AG’s integration platforms

IBM is paying $2.13 billion (€1.95 billion) for Software AG's StreamSets and WebMethods platforms. The acquisition of the integration platforms should give IBM more opportunities to further focus on AI and hybrid cloud. For example, the arrival of the StreamSets platform should bring more data... Read more

date4 months ago
The rise of the chief data leader

The rise of the chief data leader

The C-suite is expanding. It’s a term that doesn’t immediately resonate with everyone, but the C-label is of course intended to signify ‘chief’ and serve as the prefix to chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), chief finance officer (CFO), chief technology officer (CTO... Read more

date4 months ago
Voltron charges AI data, brighter than Apache Spark?

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

date4 months ago
Why AI modeling requires database connectors

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

date5 months ago
Commvault Cloud shifts to cyber resilience

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

date5 months ago
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