Real-time Analytics News for the Week Ending November 25


In this week’s real-time analytics news: Amazon’s new AI Ready initiative seeks to bring AI to the masses.

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Amazon launched “AI Ready,” a new initiative aiming to provide free artificial intelligence (AI) skills training and education to 2 million people globally by 2025. Amazon intends to meet this commitment by launching new courses and learning initiatives in AI and scaling existing programs. As part of this goal, the company has announced eight new, free courses to help adults upskill in AI and generative AI; a new Amazon Web Services (AWS) Generative AI Scholarship program with online learning platform Udacity; and a new collaboration with designed to help students learn about generative AI.

NVIDIA announced that Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Lenovo will be the first to integrate NVIDIA Spectrum-X Ethernet networking technologies for AI into their server lineups to help enterprise customers speed up generative AI workloads. The new systems coming from three of the top system makers bring together Spectrum-X with NVIDIA Tensor Core GPUs, NVIDIA AI Enterprise software, and NVIDIA AI Workbench software to help enterprises transform their businesses with generative AI.

Real-time analytics news in brief

Aerospike released Version 7 of its real-time, multi-model database with a new unified storage format and other significant in-memory database enhancements. The unified storage format in Aerospike Database 7 provides the flexibility to choose the right storage engine for different kinds of workloads, even within the same cluster. Developers no longer need to understand the intricacies of in-memory, hybrid memory, and all-flash storage models. And in-memory deployments gain fast restarts for enterprise-grade resiliency and compression that shrinks the memory footprint of real-time applications.

Appen Limited selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its primary cloud for its AI solutions and innovation. With the expanded relationship, Appen is integrating its services from AWS to strengthen its AI data platform. Appen is now working with the AWS Generative AI Innovation Center to develop a new Appen solution, Assessment AI, to address the challenge of qualifying domain experts at scale.

C3 AI announced the AWS Marketplace listing of its no-code, self-service generative AI application in AWS Marketplace — C3 Generative AI: AWS Marketplace Edition. The benefit of C3 Generative AI: Marketplace Edition on AWS is its ability to transform work for everyone. Through a streamlined, self-service, and no-code onboarding flow, enterprise users can start using generative AI and be more productive.

Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, announced the general availability of Charmed Kubeflow 1.8. Charmed Kubeflow is an open source, end-to-end MLOps platform that enables professionals to develop and deploy AI/ML models easily. It runs on any cloud, including hybrid cloud or multi-cloud scenarios. This latest release also offers the ability to run AI/ML workloads in air-gapped environments.

In other Canonical news, the company announced the general availability of chiselled Ubuntu containers, which come with Canonical’s security maintenance and support commitment. Chiselled Ubuntu containers are ultra-small OCI images that deliver only the application and its runtime dependencies, and no other operating system-level packages, utilities, or libraries. This makes them lightweight to maintain and operate, secure, and efficient in resource utilization.

DiffusionData announced that it is now a fully-fledged member of the AWS Partner Network (APN) – a global community of partners that leverages programs, expertise, and resources to build, market, and sell customer offerings. The company’s inclusion in the APN and its availability in AWS Marketplace (announced earlier this year) means AWS customers can easily install and scale their platform exponentially at lower TCO.

DXC Technology and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced they are expanding their long-standing relationship to help customers accelerate their journey to cloud-centric IT. The companies will consult with nearly 1,000 of DXC’s largest IT Outsourcing (ITO) customers to accelerate their journeys to the cloud. By moving their workloads to AWS, DXC’s customers will have access to the highest levels of reliability and security, as well as the ability to increase innovation while lowering the cost of running IT infrastructure.

FusionAuth announced the availability of new software development kits (SDKs) that support Angular, React, and Vue JavaScript front-end frameworks. The open-source SDKs make it even easier for single-page application (SPA) developers to prioritize authentication by accelerating their app’s integration with FusionAuth.

groundcover announced the launch of its observability platform for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) environments, with a native integration with the Amazon EKS console. This will allow organizations using Amazon EKS to install groundcover on their managed Kubernetes clusters instantly, as an Amazon EKS add-on, verified and managed by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Additionally, groundcover is now also available in AWS Marketplace, allowing AWS active users to install and start using groundcover directly from AWS Marketplace easily.

Neo4j announced a multi-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) focused on improving generative AI outcomes through a combination of knowledge graphs and native vector search. The companies seek to reduce generative AI hallucinations while making results more accurate, transparent, and explainable. Neo4j also announced the general availability of Neo4j Aura Professional, the company’s fully managed graph database offering, in AWS Marketplace.

Rockset announced it has expanded its vector search capabilities with approximate nearest neighbor (ANN) search, achieving billion-scale similarity search in the cloud. When coupled with the LlamaIndex and LangChain integrations, the new release enables developers to iterate quickly and create more relevant AI experiences at scale.

SnapLogic announced that it has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS), with plans to drive generative integration adoption globally. By deepening its collaboration with AWS, the company says it will give organizations the ability to choose generative integration solutions that harness the scale and security AWS inherently provides.

The Xen Project, an open-source hypervisor hosted at the Linux Foundation, announced the release of Xen Project Hypervisor 4.18. This release includes architecture enhancements for High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Machine Learning (ML) applications, as well as higher security and performance features.

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Salvatore Salamone is a physicist by training who has been writing about science and information technology for more than 30 years. During that time, he has been a senior or executive editor at many industry-leading publications including High Technology, Network World, Byte Magazine, Data Communications, LAN Times, InternetWeek, Bio-IT World, and Lightwave, The Journal of Fiber Optics. He also is the author of three business technology books.

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