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Accelerated Integration of Eventador with Cloudera – SQL Stream Builder

Within 5 months after the acquisition of Eventador, Cloudera announced that SQL Stream Builder is now being re-launched as Cloudera SQL Stream Builder. This is being done after it was fully integrated with Cloudera Data Platform’s (CDP) Shared Data Experience (SDX). This means that SQL Stream Builder can take advantage of the same unified security and governance as the rest of the platform does, using SDX.

Understanding NoSQL Databases: Document Stores

In this contributed article, Alex Williams, Writer/Researcher at Hosting Data UK, discusses document-oriented databases (also called: aggregate databases, document databases or document stores) and how they place each record, and its associative data, inside single documents. This database type is a subset of the NoSQL umbrella, which refers to the growing list of popular database management systems that use ‘non-relational’ models — i.e. databases that don’t rely on Structured Query Language, SQL.

Databricks Launches SQL Analytics to Enable Cloud Data Warehousing on Data Lakes

Databricks, the data and AI company, announced the launch of SQL Analytics, which for the first time enables data analysts to perform workloads previously meant only for a data warehouse on a data lake. This expands the traditional scope of the data lake from data science and machine learning to include all data workloads including Business Intelligence (BI) and SQL.

NuoDB 4.0 Expands Cloud-native and Cloud-agnostic Capabilities of Distributed SQL Database

NuoDB, the distributed SQL database company, unveiled NuoDB 4.0, featuring expanded cloud-native and cloud-agnostic capabilities with support for Kubernetes Operators and Google Cloud and Azure public clouds. This includes the recently announced Kubernetes Operator to simplify and automate database deployments in Red Hat OpenShift.

YugaByte Commits to 100 Percent Open Source with Apache 2.0 License

YugaByte, a leader in open source distributed SQL databases, announced that YugaByte DB is now 100 percent open source under the Apache 2.0 license, bringing previously commercial features into the open source core. The move, in addition to other updates available now through YugaByte DB 1.3, allows users to more openly collaborate across what is now the world’s most powerful open source distributed SQL database.

Sigma Announces Visual Data Modeling, SQL Runner and One-click Snowflake Integration

Sigma, an innovator in cloud business intelligence (BI) and analytics, announced its forthcoming release of a visual data modeling capability, SQL Runner, and one-click Snowflake integration, allowing anyone to explore data in cloud warehouses and generate insights in minutes.

What Makes GPUs, GPU Databases Ideal for BI?

What makes GPU databases ideal for BI? That’s what a new white paper from SQream DB wants to explain — incorporating real-world use cases to explain how you can turn your existing BI pipeline into “a more capable, next-generation big data analytics system.” Download the new report, courtesy of SQream DB, to learn more about how GPUs and GPU databases can help you organize and benefit from your next big data analytics system.

Rockset Reimagines Data-Driven Applications in the Cloud

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics company, formally launched and unveiled a cloud service that runs SQL directly on raw data. Rockset offers developers and data scientists the shortest path from data to applications. The company was founded by engineers who built the online data and search infrastructure that supported Facebook’s growth from 40 million to 1.5 billion users.

Cluvio Announces New Pricing Including a Completely Free Cloud Analytics Plan

Cluvio, the first cloud analytics SaaS platform to offer combined power of SQL and R for data science and visualization, announced the launch of new pricing options, including Cluvio Free and Cluvio Starter plans, to simplify the entry into the data-driven era for Small and Medium Enterprises.

3 Reasons In-Cluster Analytics is a Big Deal

In this special technology white paper, 3 Reasons In-Cluster Analytics is a Big Deal, you’ll learn about how recent technology advances within the Apache Hadoop ecosystem have provided a big boost to Hadoop’s viability as an analytics environment—above and beyond just being a good place to store data.