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Category Archives: Data to Decisions

MariaDB Joins Latest Honorees on my Constellation ShortLists

Here’s why I added MariaDB — along with DataRobot, Datawatch, Domo, Kylo and Unifi — to my latest Constellation ShortLists. Scalability, analytical capabilities and encryption: these were a few of … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

MicroStrategy Makes Case for Agile Analytics on its Enterprise Platform

MicroStrategy promises quick-to-deploy data-discovery and departmental capabilities that sync with its venerable, enterprise-scale platform. MicroStrategy is back. After a few years in which the business intelligence and analytics company made … Continue reading

January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 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 · 1 Comment

Oracle Open World 2017: 9 Announcements to Follow From Autonomous to AI

Oracle highlights machine learning and artificial intelligence for running cloud services, delivering smart applications and driving data-driven decisions. Here’s what’s coming. Oracle’s new Autonomous Database Cloud will be cheaper, faster … Continue reading

October 9, 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

Wipro Makes a Statement, Unveiling Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Wipro showcases “the art of the possible” in Mountain View, CA. Here’s a peek inside the collaborative R&D and incubation hub. Systems integrator, consulting and business process services firm Wipro … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment