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From Data Warehouses and Data Lakes to Data Fabrics for Analytics

In this contributed article, Kendall Clark, Founder and CEO of Stardog, discusses how data fabric is fast-becoming the data architecture foundation for analytics and how it is revolutionizing the $50 billion data lakes/warehouse market. Supported by real-word examples, the article explores how technologies such as expressive semantic modeling, knowledge graph, and data virtualization are connecting disparate data lakes to streamline data pipelines, reduce dataops costs and improve analytics insight.

New MapR Orbit Cloud Suite Extends Analytics and Applications Across Clouds and Edge

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that integrates analytics with operational applications in real time, announced the MapR Orbit Cloud Suite. Offering a comprehensive set of cloud computing capabilities for the MapR Converged Data Platform, MapR Orbit enables organizations to build data fabrics for the first time that manage data across one or more clouds, hybrid clouds, or to the edge. It also includes advanced features specifically useful to cloud builders and cloud service providers.

Interview: Jack Norris, SVP Data and Applications at MapR

I recently caught up with Jack Norris, Senior Vice President of Data and Applications at Mapr, to discuss how storage and data management are in the midst of a generational re-platforming to leap forward into the digital age and how “data fabric” technology is taking a leading role.