Real-time Analytics News Roundup for Week Ending February 1


In the news this week: a DataOps platform makes it easier to work with Big Data and run analytics, a payment platform provider partners with a real-time ML fraud detection provider, 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:

StreamSets, a DataOps platform provider, announced support and platform integration for Microsoft’s SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters. With StreamSets DataOps Platform’s new capabilities for Big Data Clusters, SQL developers can accelerate analytics efforts. They can design and operate continuous data flows with intuitive, visual tools, eliminating the need to know how to code for big data systems; develop analytics applications on Apache Spark using intuitive drag-and-drop user interface; ingest and process data at scale from a wide variety of data sources with native integration into SQL Server and HDFS; and accelerate the migration from relational databases, Hadoop clusters. and NoSQL stores into Big Data Clusters.

Iguazio, the data science platform for real time machine learning applications, announced that Payoneer, the digital payment platform, has selected Iguazio’s platform to provide its 4 million customers with a safer payment experience. By deploying Iguazio, Payoneer moved from a reactive fraud detection method to proactive prevention with real-time machine learning and predictive analytics. Iguazio also announced that it has raised $24M of funding. The round was led by INCapital Ventures, with participation from existing and new investors, including Samsung SDS, Kensington Capital Partners, Plaza Ventures, and Silverton Capital Ventures. The funds will be used to accelerate its growth and expand the reach of its data science platform to new global markets.

Instana, a provider of automatic Application Performance Management (APM) solutions for microservice applications, announced new capabilities for monitoring the VMware vSphere Suite, as well as applications running on vSphere infrastructure. Instana’s latest release includes the ability to discover, map and monitor components running on VMware’s vSphere suite. Like the other supported infrastructure components Instana supports, application performance metrics are analyzed along with the new vSphere metrics.

Yellowbrick Data, an analytical data warehouse built for the hybrid cloud, announced a technology partnership with MicroStrategy, a provider of enterprise analytics software and services. The combination of Yellowbrick Data’s analytical database and MicroStrategy 2020 is designed to bring actionable insightsto the workforce, while enabling significantly faster performance for complex queries and support for high user concurrency.  The partnership will help customers to make faster decisions, no matter where their data it resides—on-prem, in the cloud, or both. Benefits of the technology partnership include actionable insights with MicroStrategy 2020 and HyperIntelligence, dossiers, pixel-perfect dashboards, and self-service analytics; multi-cloud support at high query speeds; fast performance at lower cost, with the ability to scale flexibly according to user needs; support for thousands of concurrent users and the ability to scale to petabytes of data; and support for simultaneous, mixed workloads, including real-time inserts of IoT and OLTP data.

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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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