Real-time Analytics News Roundup for Week Ending February 15


In the news this week: a fast in-memory real-time analytics processing platform is now available as a managed service on Google cloud, an orchestrator that optimizes the use of compute resources for AI, 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:

GigaSpaces, the provider of InsightEdge, a fast in-memory real-time analytics processing platform, announced that it is providing InsightEdge as a managed service on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). InsightEdge on GigaSpaces Cloud provides one-click connectivity to any database, interactive SQL queries, quick access to data lakes, connectors to business intelligence applications, data visualization, multi-region replication, and many more advanced features – all at the speed and scale required for time-sensitive data-driven decisions. Using InsightEdge on GigaSpaces Cloud, services and applications can query data from any source for a real-time 360 view, quickly connecting all structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data to gain a holistic view of the business.

Element AI, a global developer of artificial intelligence-powered (AI) services and software that helps companies operationalize AI, announced Element AI Orkestrator, the latest addition to its portfolio of AI-powered software solutions. Designed for AI practitioners and the IT teams that support them, Element AI Orkestrator is a workload scheduling tool to optimize the use of GPU clusters. A software-as-a-service (SaaS) version is available now, with an on-premises version expected for Spring 2020.

Figure Eight, an Appen company, announced Workflows, a new feature that automates the creation of complex data annotation jobs at scale. Workflows makes it possible for non-technical users to create granular, plug-and-play, multi-step annotation projects, removing bottlenecks, and lowering the cost of data annotation across the board. Specifically, Workflows offers businesses routing rules to control when data qualifies to be routed to the next step(s).

OnScale, a provider of a Cloud Engineering Simulation platform, announced its sponsorship of a public resource center and community platform, Revolution in Simulation. is a collaborative community helping to increase the value of engineering simulation software investments through the democratization of simulation. Additionally, OnScale provides engineers with immediate access, and on a pay-as-you-simulate basis, to powerful multiphysics solver technology and computing power in the cloud, de facto democratizing simulation.

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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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