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Nokia CloudBand Application Manager enables automation of virtualized network function lifecycle management

Nokia published Monday its complete templating system for Virtualized Network Function lifecycle management, designed to streamline and automate VNF onboarding, integration and lifecycle management processes. The methods for managing VNF lifecycles – instantiating, monitoring, repairing, scaling, updating and backing-up – are costly, cumbersome and time-consuming. To address this, Nokia has developed an open templating system, aligned with the latest industry standards and open-source tools, to streamline these processes. The template specifications […]

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Splice Machine’s OLAP engine adds columnar storage, in-memory caching to its data platform

Splice Machine, vendor of open-source SQL RDBMS powered by Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark, announced Tuesday at AWS re:Invent 2016 the release of version 2.5 of its data platform for applications. The new version strengthens its ability to concurrently run enterprise-scale transactional and analytical workloads, frequently referred to as HTAP (Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing). With Splice Machine’s hybrid architecture, companies can simplify operational complexity, eliminate need for special coding […]

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IBM Bluemix launches technologies to accelerate data migration to the cloud; fuel faster cloud adoption

IBM announced several cloud data services and features on Bluemix designed to help organizations accelerate the migration of their data to the cloud and generate business insights. Now available on Bluemix, IBM Decision Optimization, Bluemix Lift and dashDB for Transactions can help organizations overcome this challenge and make more informed business decisions by enabling them to aggregate, ingest and analyze expanding workloads. Bluemix, IBM’s Cloud platform, has grown rapidly to […]

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Microsoft moves to open ecosystem; joins Linux Foundation; adds Google to the .NET community

Microsoft Corp. launched Wednesday at its annual Connect(); developer event, a series of products and partnerships that strengthen the company’s Azure cloud platform for building cross-platform apps and services. The company will empower the ecosystem by giving developers improved choice in the tools they use, including by joining the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member to better collaborate with the open source community, welcoming Google to the independent .NET Foundation, […]

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Teradata reinforces managed services, product offerings for AWS users

Teradata released on Monday Teradata Consulting and Managed Services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), increasing the company’s ability to accelerate positive business outcomes with high-impact solutions in the public cloud environment. Over 2,450 Teradata associates, with decades of analytic, data warehousing and big data experience, are now certified or accredited on AWS. This complements the strong set of features already inherent in Teradata Database on AWS, as well as new […]

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IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software V7.8 improves software functionality

IBM recently unveiled Spectrum Virtualize v7.8 that delivers support for the latest platforms in the IBM Storwize product line, while adding new software functionality and improvements. It will offer more flexible data protection with transparent cloud tiering to leverage the cloud as snapshot targets and restore snapshots from the cloud on select platforms; improved data economics through advanced functionalities for lower endurance flash drives; enhanced security with support for encryption […]

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SAP launches HANA 2 in-memory database platform for digital transformation

SAP SE announced Tuesday next generation of its in-memory database SAP HANA 2 platform, which includes and extends the proven technology from SAP’s in-memory computing platform to provide a new foundation for digital transformation. Users of cloud-based microservices powered by SAP HANA can enhance applications with analytical insight using simple APIs and any language or development platform. In addition, new SAP HANA microservices are available by subscription through the SAP […]

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ClusterHQ offers FlockerHub and Fli to provide developers with Docker data volumes

ClusterHQ announced Thursday its two new container data management products–FlockerHub and Fli– will be available next week through its open beta program. FlockerHub is like GitHub for data. With FlockerHub, teams can store and share any Docker data volume with access-controlled users or servers. Fli, a Git-like command line interface that runs on any Linux server or laptop, lets developers snapshot, clone, push and pull data volumes to FlockerHub. Using […]

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Redis Labs adds machine learning module to its open source project Redis: Redis-ML

Redis Labs introduced Tuesday to its open source project Redis-ML, the Redis Module for Machine Learning that accelerates the delivery of real-time recommendations and predictions for interactive apps, in combination with Spark Machine Learning (Spark ML). Machine learning is fast becoming a critical requirement for modern smart applications. Redis-ML accelerates the delivery of real-time predictive analytics for use cases such as fraud detection and risk evaluation in financial products, product […]

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