The Mid Week News 26/06/2019 edit   discuss  

It’s time for our weekly news summary again, and it’s a but of a bumper week. Remember, you can get daily news updates from our twitter feed (@OnDataEng)…

Technology updates (details are on the relevant technology pages):

Other technology news:

  • More from Datanami on MapR, who are apparently close to finding a buyer for the company - link
  • Hue now supports Apache Atlas as a metadata catalog backend - potentially worth a look if you’re an HDP user - link
  • From Datanami, Data.world (an enterprise knowledge graph vendor) has brought Capsenta, who have a relational database to knowledge graph virtualization bridge - link
  • DatabricksRuntime 5.4 is out, including DataBricksConnect, auto optimisation of table layouts and support for the AWS Glue metastore - link
  • AWSGlue now supports workflows - link
  • Qubole think that using Amazon S3 Select (where filters on S3 queries are run server side) can speed up Apache Spark processing by 2.9x - [link](https://www.qubole.com/blog/amazon-s3-select-integration/
  • Bloor have a Market Update on hybrid real-time operational/transactional and analytic processing - [link](https://www.bloorresearch.com/research/hybrid-real-time-data-processing/
  • SwiftStack have announced a Data Analytics storage solution build on SwiftStackStorage, SwiftStack1Space for multi-cloud federation and Alluxio for in memory caching and federation over HDFS - [link](https://www.swiftstack.com/blog/2019/06/24/multi-cloud-data-lake-%e2%80%93-evolving-from-descriptive-to-predictive-to-cognitive-analytics/
  • Cloudera have just run a preview of CDP, which they’re calling an Enterprise Data Cloud - [link](http://vision.cloudera.com/cloudera-provides-first-look-at-cloudera-data-platform-the-industrys-first-enterprise-data-cloud/
  • Datanami have their latest views on the future of Hadoop - [link](https://www.datanami.com/2019/06/24/hitting-the-reset-button-on-hadoop/
  • Oracle have rationalised their analytics products under a single brand - ZDNet has the scoop - [link](https://www.zdnet.com/article/oracle-analytics-honing-18-products-down-to-a-single-brand/