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CrateDB SQL Database Puts IoT and Machine Data to Work

Crate.io announced general availability of CrateDB 1.0, an open source SQL database that enables real-time analytics for machine data applications. CrateDB makes machine data applications that were previously only possible using NoSQL solutions available to mainstream SQL developers. The company also announced that it has opened a new world headquarters in San Francisco, adding to its existing presence in Berlin, Germany and Dornbirn, Austria.

MariaDB Announces General Availability of ColumnStore 1.0

MariaDB® Corporation, the company behind the open source database, announced the general availability of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0, a powerful open source columnar storage engine. With this release, MariaDB has united transactional and analytic processing with a single front end to deliver an enterprise-grade solution that simplifies high-performance, big data analytics.

Emerging Technologies Like Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning and IoT Help Revolutionize Public Sector Agencies

Advanced analytics and other emerging technologies are revolutionizing the way governments and public service agencies are trying to address citizen demands, helping to overcome persistent challenges such as regulatory compliance, outdated legacy IT infrastructures and organizational cultures, according to a new research report from Accenture.

Aerospike Unveils New Release to Power Next Generation Digital Business Apps

Aerospike, a leader in enterprise-class NoSQL solutions, announced it has released a new version of its Aerospike platform to serve the world’s largest customer engagement applications in industries such as AdTech, Financial Services and Telecommunications. New Aerospike features are transforming how organizations store, access and analyze data, delivering the superior performance and uptime required for applications such as fraud detection and personalized marketing.

Couchbase Adds Full Text Search and Real-Time Analytics

Couchbase, Inc., a leader in database solutions for the Digital Economy, announced a range of new capabilities including full text search and real-time analytics that will dramatically simplify the way developers and architects build Digital Economy applications. With a single platform delivering operational, search and real-time analytical functionality, digital businesses can now create a range of intelligent and data-intensive applications without the complexity of mapping and moving data between disparate systems or the difficulty of managing multiple technologies.

Big Data No Longer a Big Problem

Today’s enterprise-level organizations produce ever-increasing volumes of data each day. As employees create new documents, presentations, spreadsheets and more, the amount of stored content grows dramatically over time. This rapid data growth creates a challenging new problem for IT professionals: how to store all the data in the most cost-effective way, while ensuring end-users have immediate access to the information they need.

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.