Intelligent Cloud-to-Edge Solution with Google Cloud

Data gravity and privacy concerns require federated solutions across public clouds and multiple edge locations. For example, retail stores embed cameras and sensors to track customer purchases, monitor inventory and provide real-time recommendations, but face challenges as forwarding massive volumes of video and sensor data to the cloud for processing is not practical and adds…

Will Kubernetes Sink the Hadoop Ship?

The popularity of Kubernetes is exploding. IBM is acquiring RedHat for its commercial Kubernetes version (OpenShift) and VMware just announced that it is purchasing Heptio, a company founded by Kubernetes originators. This is a clear indication that companies are increasingly betting on Kubernetes as their multi-cloud clustering and orchestration technology. At the same time, in…

In 2018, Can Cloud, Big Data and AI Stand More Turmoil?

The amount of new technologies in 2017 has been overwhelming: The cloud was adopted faster than analysts projected and brought several new tools with it; AI was introduced into just about all areas of our lives; IoT and edge computing emerged; and a slew of cloud-native technologies came into fruition, such as Kubernetes, serverless, and…

nuclio: The New Serverless Superhero

  We’ve gotten used to there always being a trade-off: if something is abstract and easy to use as serverless, it’s probably slow and inflexible. Either that, or we’ve had to squeeze maximum performance and address unique application requirements at the expense of usability. But nuclio’s serverless functions (https://github.com/nuclio/nuclio) lets us rapidly create and run…

Continuous Analytics: Real-time Meets Cloud-Native

iguazio combines real-time analytics, concurrent processing and cloud-native agility. We started working on this completely new approach to data management after witnessing countless customers struggle with traditional big data and analytics solutions. As a result, we are seeing that iguazio’s platform leads to magnitudes faster time to insights, faster time to market, greater simplicity and…

Did Amazon Just Kill Open Source?

After this week at re:invent, it is clear that Amazon is unstoppable. AWS announced many more products, all fully integrated and simple to use and if you thought infrastructure companies are its competition, think again. The new Amazon offering competes with established database vendors, the open-source big data eco-system and container eco-system, security software and…