by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?HashiCorp, a leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today released the next generation of HashiCorp Terraform Enterprise, software for provisioning cloud-based and on-premises infrastructure using a consistent workflow. The newest features of Terraform Enterprise enable collaboration among practitioners using HashiCorp Terraform and provide governance and policy management [?]
Back when Microsoft first launched Azure?s virtual machines, there were only a handful of default server sizes you could use. The question you had to ask yourself then was a simple one: Is there a server that can support my workload? But now there?s an ever-growing list of different server sizes and server types, all targeted at different use cases. That?s changed the question. Now you must ask: Which one is the right one for me?
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?WHISHWORKS is pleased to announce the release of API recipes for MuleSoft?s Anypoint Platform?, a new guide that helps developers and architects design, implement, and deploy feature-rich APIs with MuleSoft?s Anypoint Platform. Written by WHISHWORKS? expert team of MuleSoft specialists, the guide includes 31 recipes for some [?]
Sure, it was a cloud computing conference, and maybe the goal remains a bit unrealistic, but at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas last week, the number of enterprises expressing a wish to stop running their own data centers was too big ignore.
by Angela Guess A new press release states, ?Panoply, Stitch and Chartio today announced the availability of the world?s first Automatic Cloud Data Stack. The combined offering enables data analysts and business users to connect to disparate cloud applications and databases to gain valuable business insights through data visualization. The joint solution includes: a self-optimizing [?]
Serverless computing is coming to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry cloud computing platform, in the form of Pivotal Function Services. There?s no firm release date, but Pivotal says it?s aiming for early 2018.
Increasingly, digital transformation is key to nearly every enterprise strategy?and it?s prompting the C-suite to embrace and apply new technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), to traditional business processes.
by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, ?StreamSets Inc., provider of the industry?s first enterprise data operations platform, today debuted StreamSets Data Collector Edge (SDC Edge), enabling the industry?s first end-to-end data ingestion solution for resource- and connectivity-constrained systems such as Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the network infrastructure and personal devices [?]
In the enterprise world, open source has long been a bit tentative. Starting in the early 2000s, various vendors started contributing bits and pieces of code, careful not to give away anything too valuable, all while hoping for positive marketing effect. It was, as Stephen Walli wrote in 2007, a matter of gifting complementary technology to secure potential customers? interest in the core of your business.
Apache Spark has become the de facto standard for processing data at scale, whether for querying large datasets, training machine learning models to predict future trends, or processing streaming data. In this article, we?ll show you how to use Apache Spark to analyze data in both Python and Spark SQL. And we?ll extend our code to support Structured Streaming, the new current state of the art for handling streaming data within the platform. We?ll be using Apache Spark 2.2.0 here, but the code in this tutorial should also work on Spark 2.1.0 and above.
Click to learn more about author Barry Devlin. Data Warehouse developers have historically walked a narrow line between Data Quality and business agility. At the same time, they balance the needs and relationships between IT and internal business clients. Technology has answered this dilemma with two separate approaches: the Data Vault optimized for Data Warehouse [?]
As per stats, more than 50% of the data all over the world will be processed with the help of Hadoop within the next five years. Needless to say, the demand for professionals with Hadoop certification will fly through the roof. Rather than being a privilege, Big Data strategies have... Read more »
It can be hard to pin down a definition of edge computing. Some companies look at it in terms of networks, others in terms of datacenters. For Microsoft, it?s a distributed cloud that encompasses every computer, no matter how small and how limited.
Microsoft has brought the notions of states to the formerly stateless Azure Functions, Microsoft?s serverless computing platform. The addition of states gives developers exciting new ways to take advantage of Azure Functions.
From its humble beginnings in the AMPLab at U.C. Berkeley in 2009, Apache Spark has become one of the key big data distributed processing frameworks in the world. Spark can be deployed in a variety of ways, provides native bindings for the Java, Scala, Python, and R programming languages, and supports SQL, streaming data, machine learning, and graph processing. You?ll find it used by banks, telecommunications companies, games companies, governments, and all of the major tech giants such as Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft.
On Halloween, Google told its Google G Suite users that ?this morning, we made a code push that incorrectly flagged a small percentage of Google Docs as abusive, which caused those documents to be automatically blocked. A fix is in place and all users should have full access to their docs.?
Prometheus, the open source monitoring system for Docker-style containers running in cloud architectures, has formally released a 2.0 version with major architectural changes to improve its performance.
Regardless of industry or company size, Big Data has become the latest buzzword amongst businessmen nowadays. I assume that 99.9% of the people reading this post know what data is- a collection of facts, statistics, and information on a given subject. But have you ever wondered what is Big data... Read more »