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Chaos and Hard Labor Are Not the Foundations of Data-Driven Organizations

In this special guest feature, Murthy Mathiprakasam of Informatica discusses the increased adoption of Data Lake Management practices and how organizations are quickly getting value from big data.

SAP S/4HANA® Enhancements Accelerate Digital Transformation Adoption

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced the SAP S/4HANA® 1610 release, the latest enhancement to SAP’s next-generation ERP business suite. By utilizing a simplified data model and the award-winning SAP Fiori® 2.0 user experience, the new release helps reduce complexity and unleash the next wave of business productivity. Through prediction and pattern recognition capabilities, along with machine learning, SAP S/4HANA lays the foundation to reduce exception management for more routine transactions, empowering the workforce to focus on higher-value tasks with embedded analytics and real-time insights.

MongoDB 3.4 Accelerates Digital Transformation for the Modern Enterprise

MongoDB, the database for giant ideas, announced MongoDB 3.4, the latest version of the popular modern database. MongoDB 3.4 adds key features that embrace additional data models, combining operational and analytical processing, elastic cross-region scaling and sophisticated operational tooling to simplify data management for customers.

Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline Revolutionizes Data Access for Cloud Applications

Progress (NASDAQ: PRGS) announced the release of Progress® DataDirect®Hybrid Data Pipeline, a data access service that provides simple, secure access to organizations’ cloud and on-premises data sources for hybrid cloud applications, such as CRM, data management platforms or hosted analytics. Progress DataDirect Hybrid Data Pipeline represents the first vendor-agnostic hybrid connector that provides secure firewall-friendly access to back-office data from any cloud, independent of vendor or technology. It enables developers to integrate applications and data quickly, no matter where that data lives—on-site, in the cloud or both.

The GridGain In-Memory Data Grid

In this special technology white paper, The GridGain In-Memory Data Grid, you’ll learn that with the cost of system memory dropping 30% every 12 months, in-memory computing has become the first choice for a variety of workloads across all industries. In-memory computing can provide a lower TCO for data processing systems while providing an unparalleled performance advantage.

Alluxio Revolutionizes Enterprise Big Data, Launches Industry’s First Solution to Unify Data at Memory Speed

Alluxio (formerly Tachyon), developers of the system that unifies data at memory speed, announced general availability of its product portfolio, Alluxio Enterprise Edition (AEE) and Alluxio Community Edition (ACE).

Snowflake Announces New Self-Service Data Warehouse

Snowflake Computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud, announced Snowflake On Demand – a fast and simple sign-up process for data users of any type to get immediate insight from the most affordable and effective data warehouse.

EnterpriseDB Announces EDB Ark Database-as-a-Service for Hybrid Cloud Deployments of Postgres to Private and Public Clouds

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the Postgres database platform company, announced the general availability of EDB Ark™, a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) for hybrid cloud deployments of Postgres to private and public clouds.

Interview: Mike Perez, Vice President of Services at Kinetica

I recently caught up with Mike Perez, Vice President of Services at Kinetica, to talk about GPU-accelerated databases and discuss how the Kinetica new Install Accelerator and Application Accelerator programs are are helping customers quickly integrate Kinetica into their environments.

Introducing Neo4j 3.1: The Graph Foundation for the Enterprise

Neo Technology, creator of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, announced the release of Neo4j 3.1, a major release with new operational and security features that make it easier to deploy Neo4j broadly across an entire enterprise.