Real-time Analytics News for Week Ending August 21


In this week’s real-time analytics news: Hitachi Vantara announced the general availability of its next-generation Lumada DataOps Suite, Intel announced new Amazon EC2 M6i instances, and more.

Keeping pace with news and developments in the real-time analytics market can be a daunting task. We want to help by providing a summary of some of the items our staff came across each week. Here are some of the news items from this week:

Hitachi Vantara announced the general availability of the next-generation Lumada DataOps Suite. The Lumada DataOps Suite is a modular software platform that features data integration, data analytics, data cataloging, and edge intelligence tools. This portfolio of data management and analytics software is designed to help businesses identify and utilize data to enhance customer experiences and provide a source of competitive advantage – from customer, operational, and product intelligence to compliance and fraud management. The Lumada DataOps Suite helps lower the cost of data operations by using AI to place trusted data quickly into the hands of data analysts and business leaders.

Intel announced AWS customers can now access the latest 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors via the new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) M6i instances. According to the company, EC2 M6i instances deliver up to a 15% better price-performance compared with M5 instances. These instances are ideal for workloads such as back-end servers supporting enterprise applications like Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint, SAP Business Suite, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL databases, gaming servers, and caching fleets as well as for application development environments.

SnapLogic announced a product release. Introduced in this release is SnapLogic Flows, a modern, intuitive user experience for non-technical business users, enabling them to develop application integrations and automate data flows in a self-service manner, without the use of code. The release also features new API lifecycle management updates and an enhanced API developer portal, a new ‘zero downtime upgrade’ to minimize any disruption for customers during release updates, and extended ELT support for Databricks’ Delta Lake.

Ubuntu received the FIPS 140-2, Level 1 certification for its cryptographic modules in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, including OpenSSL 1.1.1. This certification is built on Canonical’s track record in designing Ubuntu for high security and regulated workloads that powers U.S government agencies, prime contractors, service providers, and organizations in regulated industries, including healthcare and finance.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced two new, free Twitch training courses for developers — Let’s Ship It—with AWS, launching on Monday, Aug. 23, and Quick Start on AWS: Machine Learning, launching on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Designed for Twitch with developers of all skill levels in mind, these new training series mark the sixth and seventh Twitch training offerings from AWS Training and Certification.

ServiceNow and Citrix introduced a new Virtual Agent integration. Leveraging ServiceNow ITSM and powered by ServiceNow IntegrationHub, the new solution plugs into the Citrix ITSM Connector app, allowing IT to automate the reset actions within Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service. With this integration, reset incidents can be resolved in a matter of minutes rather than hours, empowering teams to deliver fast, AI-powered, self-service experiences to all employees.

Aerospike Inc. unveiled the results of a petabyte-scale benchmark that found its Real-time Data Platform delivering 4 million to 5 million transactions per second (TPS) with sub-millisecond latencies for read-only and mixed workloads on a 20-node Amazon Web Services (AWS) cluster using Intel Xeon Scalable Processors.

Spectro Cloud announced the release of an open-source CNCF Cluster API contribution supporting Canonical’s MaaS interface. The new contribution to the open-source Kubernetes ecosystem addresses the need for organizations to easily deploy, run, and manage Kubernetes clusters directly on top of bare metal servers, increasing performance and minimizing cost and operational effort.

Starburst announced the availability of the latest version of Starburst Enterprise. The new release provides new capabilities alongside more advanced connectivity, improved performance, and more security features. Among the new capabilities, Starburst Cached Views expands the concept of traditional materialized views to be applied to the data mesh. Starburst Cached Views allows domain experts to easily enrich, transform and move data according to their needs. 

EdgeQ Inc. announced sampling of its 5G Base Station-on-a-Chip to Tier 1 customers deploying next-generation wireless edge networks for the enterprise, telco, and cloud markets. EdgeQ is sampling the full suite solution to customers developing enterprise-grade 5G access points, Open-Radio Access Network (O-RAN) based Radio Unit (RU), and Distributed Unit (DU).

ExtraHop announced new features and offerings that provide deep forensic insight for advanced threat response activity. New Reveal(x) 360 Threat Briefings deliver one-click incident response reports to retroactively investigate critical CVEs and exploits, while the introduction of Reveal(x) 360 Ultra Sensors to Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads provides highly scalable, SaaS-based detection, response, and forensic investigation capabilities.

Lumen Technologies introduced Lumen Edge Private Cloud, providing pre-built infrastructure for high-performance private computing connected to a global fiber network. Lumen Edge Private Cloud is fully managed by Lumen and helps businesses go to market quickly with the capacity needed for interaction-intensive applications.

Teleport released its latest version of its offering, Teleport 7.0, which introduces identity-based access for MongoDB. Teleport 7.0 lets MongoDB users easily access MongoDB databases across all computing environments using a modern identity-based approach based on zero trust principles. Teleport 7.0 allows MongoDB users to manage access to all of their databases in one place.

Real-time analytics news in brief:

SUSE announced the availability of SUSE Professional Services – including consulting, training, and premium support services – in AWS Marketplace. This allows Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers can access SUSE professional services alongside already-available SUSE software.

Excellarate announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) SaaS Competency status. This designation recognizes that Excellarate has demonstrated deep experience helping organizations design and build SaaS and cloud-native solutions on AWS.

Adapdix announced it has acquired Edge Intelligence. Edge Intelligence’s data management capabilities complement Adapdix’s EdgeOps AI/ML Data Mesh offering and will enable Adapdix to expand its offering across the edge automation market.

Lantronix announced its new ultra-compact Open-Q 5165RB System on Module (SOM). Lantronix’s Open-Q 5165RB SOM features multiple specialized processing cores for AI processing, image and graphics processing, and audio processing.

Baidu launched Baidu Brain 7.0; announced the mass production of its second-generation Kunlun AI chip, Kunlun II; and demonstrated industrial applications using Baidu AI Cloud.

Ensono announced it joined the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program. Joining the Partner Advantage Program will allow Ensono to enhance its multicloud credentials.

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Salvatore Salamone

About Salvatore Salamone

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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