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Amazon Web Services Adds Yet More Data and ML Services, But When is Enough Enough?

AWS uses re:Invent to launch Aurora upgrades, Neptune graph DB service, the SageMaker ML environment and much more. Here’s my advice for re:Invent 2018.   Amazon Web Services CEO Andy … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salesforce Dreamforce 2017: 4 Next Steps for Einstein

Salesforce Einstein Prediction Builder, Bots, Data Insights and a new data-explorer feature stand out as the big AI and analytics news. Here’s what they’ll do for your business. To Salesforce … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

IBM Joins Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Data Science Chorus

IBM sings praises of build-anywhere, deploy-anywhere, open-source analytics. Here’s a review of what’s now a familiar refrain. Lots of big tech vendors are now singing from the same hymn book … Continue reading

November 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tableau Conference 2017: What’s New, What’s Coming, What’s Missing

Tableau unveils high-scale Hyper engine, previews self-service data-prep and ‘smart’ capabilities.  Here’s the cloud agenda for next year’s event.  Tableau Software is the Apple of the analytics market, with a … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Stresses Choice, From SQL Server 2017 to Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft Ignite announcements focus on giving customers options, including on-premises, cloud, operating systems, and ML and AI frameworks. Microsoft is getting really serious about giving customers choices. That much was … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Oracle Differentiates its MySQL Cloud Service

MySQL is available as a service on every major public cloud. Here’s how Oracle MySQL Cloud Service is different. You’ll find MySQL available as a service on every major public … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Domo Climbs Enterprise Ladder in Cloud Business Intelligence

Domo has graduated from analytics startup to enterprise contender, breaking ground in cloud-scale deployments. Here’s a look inside the fast-growing company. Domo is enterprise ready. That’s the key takeaway Domo … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Google Cloud Invests In Data Services, Scales Business

Google Cloud is adding must-have enterprise features and scaling the business to meet data platform, machine learning and AI demand. Here’s a progress report. Google’s reputation for big data, machine … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salesforce Einstein Rolls Out; IBM Watson Awaits

Salesforce this week detailed progress on Einstein artificial intelligence. Less clear was how a new IBM partnership will change Salesforce AI plans. Here’s what’s behind the headlines. What’s the state of … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cloud BI and Analytics Options Aren’t Just for Cloud Data

Exploit cloud advantages and data from on-premises, external sources as well as cloud stores to drive deeper insight, innovation and new business models. The center of data gravity is shifting … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · 1 Comment