Real-time Analytics News Roundup for Week Ending December 14


In the news this week: enhancements to a mainstay DBMS, a merger between two enterprise AI companies, the next generation of a virtual beauty recommendation app, 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 is a short list of some news from this week:

EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, announced the worldwide general availability of its EDB Postgres Platform 12. This new version includes updates to the company’s flagship database management system (DBMS) and tools. Specifically, Postgres 12 improves performance for partitioned tables and support for standard SQL and JSON path expressions. EDB Postgres Advanced Server (EPAS) 12 database builds on these features with an automated interval partitioning feature that makes it possible to accelerate access to large data volumes for analysis.

DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Paxata, the pioneer of self-service data preparation and leading data fabric provider, to fulfill its mission to build the world’s first automated end-to-end enterprise AI platform. The acquisition help businesses more easily and rapidly reach AI-driven outcomes by providing tools that help users build automation into their data prep processes

Exponential Machines, which offers enterprise AI for digital transformation, announced during The AI Summit New York that it has merged with automation company PurpleLogic Inc. The merged company has been rebranded to become Exponential AI. The combined company will offer intelligent automation, custom AI solutions development, and access to its AI platform and products across the health care, life sciences, retail and financial services industries.

Perfect Corp., the beauty tech solutions provider behind the virtual beauty app YouCam Makeup, used a session at the AI Summit New York to showcase its next generation ‘Beauty AI solutions’ and how to implement artificial intelligence (AI) technology to cater to the growing consumer needs for personalized recommendation and the consumer-centric strategy necessary in today’s competitive landscape.

Wind River announced RISC-V open architecture support for its VxWorks® real-time operating system (RTOS). VxWorks is the widely deployed commercial RTOS that has support for the RISC-V open hardware instruction set architecture (ISA). Adding RISC-V support for VxWorks comes on the heels of the recent wave of innovations made to the RTOS, making it the first to include support for C++17, Boost, Python, and the Rust collection of technologies.

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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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