The Mid Week News 31/07/2019 edit  

Apologies - forgot to say I was going on holiday! Apologies for the lack of updates, and the bigger than usual update this 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:

  • From Cloudera, details on YuniKorn, their new universal resource scheduler that can underpin both Kubernetes and Hadoop YARN resource scheduling - link
  • From Datanami, thoughts on Object Stores and ScaleOutFilesystems - link
  • There’s a bunch of vulnerabilities announced for Apache Storm - CVE-2018-11779; CVE-2018-1320 and CVE-2019-0202
  • Azure Data Lake Store now supports Azure Blob Storage API as well as an HDFS compatible API - link
  • From Datanami, Ascend has launched with an Autonomous Dataflow Service - looks interesting, if anyone has any thoughts please share - link
  • Redis now has a module that turns it into a Time Series Databases - link
  • CDH now supports and will include Apache Phoenix for SQL over HBase - link
  • Google Big Query now has a new user interface, GIS functions, persistent UDFs and more - link
  • From the ODBS Industry Watch blog, an interview on LeanXcale, a hybrid Transactional Analytical (HTAP) database - I’m still not sure what to make of these, thoughts welcomed - link