Xebia acquires GetInData
Xebia Group announced the acquisition of GetInData. The Polish company employees over 120 data engineers and consultants to provide big data, cloud, analytics and AI solutions. Over time, they'll become part of Xebia, an international IT group.
GetInData was founded by former Spotify engineers ... Read more
Partners Group acquires EdgeCore datacenter platform for $1.2 billion
Swiss private equity firm Partners Group has announced the $1.2 billion acquisition of US datacenter operator EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure.
Partners Group will utilize the investment to purchase a controlling stake in EdgeCore and assist in developing new datacenter locations across the Unite... Read more
FIFA provides World Cup players with analytics app to view performance
Every football player at the 2022 World Cup will be provided with an analytics app to gain insight into personal performance.
Top football clubs are familiar with big data, but some teams lack the budget for analytics and software licensing. Football association FIFA hopes to level the playing ... Read more
Samsung presents Petabyte Storage SSD for servers
Samsung presented four new storage technologies for big data, including a petabyte-scale SSD dubbed Petabyte Storage.
Samsung presented its next generation of 'Petabyte Storage' technology. The technology should allow single servers to store more than 1PB of data. Data center operators can ther... Read more
‘Companies struggle to innovate due to ineffective data use’
A survey by VMware indicates that European businesses struggle to innovate because of ineffective data use.
VMware's report reveals that many of the European enterprises surveyed struggle to extract value from data. The companies have difficulty innovating and miss out on strategic opportunitie... Read more
Apache Iceberg is now available on the Cloudera Data Platform
Apache Iceberg is now available on the Cloudera Data Platform, providing a completely open table format to customers.
Cloudera Data Platform uses analytics services and data management to gather data and consolidate them in a single place. Once the data is gathered, it analyzes and builds machi... Read more
Technology providers to follow top trends in 2022
Top modern trends are expected to drive technology providers in 2022 and beyond.
The technology industry has evolved dramatically over the last five years, with many new trends impacting companies large and small. Here are just a few of the top trends driving technology providers in 2022.
Big... Read more
Qualcomm joins the metaverse race, opening six new labs in the EU
After being in the headlines for a while now, the metaverse is expected to get more attention this year as more companies across different industries look deeper at the concept of a virtual world. The most recent is US chip giant Qualcomm Technologies.
The company has opened six new XR (Extended... Read more
Snowflake launches support for Apache Iceberg, emerging table format
Snowflake launches support for Apache Iceberg, a table format for demanding Analytics in production environments.
Apache Iceberg is in the spotlight. In late 2021, AWS announced that Amazon EMR (big data and analytics platform) supports Iceberg. "The table format is suitable for fast queries in ... Read more
PCIe 6.0 expected to deliver unmatched performance for big data applications
PCIe 6.0 is expected to deliver a record-breaking performance for big data applications. The I/O has just been finalized and assessed to have a data rate of up to 64 GT/s.
The Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG) has rolled out the details regarding its most updated... Read more