Data management news for the week of October 28; Updates from DataStax, Monte Carlo, Snowflake, etc.
The editors of Solutions Review have curated this list of the most notable data management news stories for the week of October 28, 2022.
Keeping tabs on all the most relevant big data and data management news can be a daunting task. Accordingly, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the past week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate news on vendor products, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other notable big data and data management news stories.
Top data management news for the week ending October 28, 2022
AWS announces the new serverless Amazon Neptune
AWS Neptune Serverless is a new serverless option for Amazon Neptune that automatically scales to support unpredictable, business-critical graph database workloads. Amazon Neptune Serverless includes the advanced features of Amazon Neptune for high availability, performance, and resiliency. There is no upfront commitment or additional fees to use Amazon Neptune Serverless, and customers only pay for the database resources used.
Cinchy Raises $14.5M in Series B Funding
This investment allows Cinchy to further capitalize on the growing global demand for data fabric and data mesh solutions that help free the company from unruly application ecosystems and regain greater control of their data. Cinchy, which enables instant visibility of organizational data, offers an out-of-the-box solution that delivers immediate time to value by transforming abstract data concepts into real live data software deployments.
DataStax announces the launch of Stargate v2
Stargate v2, which is available as open source software and part of DataStax’s Astra DB Database as a Service, now includes a high-performance gRPC API that allows developers to easily scale Cassandra data to serve billions of global devices quickly, in real time.
data.world launches new tools and expands its management team
data.world extends its support for data-driven business initiatives with its solutions: data discovery, agile data governance, data cloud migration, data mesh, dataops and semantic layer. The company has named Stephanie McReynolds as chief marketing officer, Richard Yonkers as senior vice president of sales, and Mineo Sakan as vice president of finance.
Fivetran Names Sigma Computing Business Intelligence Partner of the Year
The award was announced today at Fivetran’s annual Partner Summit. The Fivetran Partner Awards, now in their second year, recognize partners who have gone above and beyond in their contributions to the Fivetran ecosystem. Fivetran is a major player in data integration tools and is built for the cloud.
InfinyOn Announces Cloud-Based Real-Time Data Platform
InfinyOn Cloud offers a modern approach that reduces the cost and complexity of operating and managing real-time data pipelines. InfinyOn introduces a new concept of Stream, Transform and Load (STL), a fundamental paradigm shift from Extract, Transform and Load (ETL). Traditional ETL pipelines are batch-driven and often consist of a fragmented architecture that is difficult to manage and includes lots of software or microservices to make the data usable.
InfluxData ditches ‘next-gen’ time-series engine
The new engine reimagines InfluxDB as a real-time columnar data platform, delivering high-volume data ingestion with unlimited cardinality, optimized for the full range of time-series data. InfluxData also adds SQL language support for queries, bringing the hugely popular data programming language to InfluxDB for the first time.
Informatica Launches Intelligent Data Management Cloud for Higher Education
The integration, powered by dbt metrics and the Alation Metadata API, will make rich datasets of dbt models and metrics available to users beyond data engineers, build trust in the data, and enable data intelligence sharing. By integrating dbt model and metrics data into the Alation Data Catalog, data becomes visible to teams who need to share their work, ultimately enabling data consumers to find, understand, and use trusted data.
Monte Carlo unveils new data reliability dashboard
This is the latest in a series of enhancements Monte Carlo has made to help customers improve data reliability and eliminate data downtime, including circuit breakers, a new way to automatically stop interrupted data pipelines; Insights, a feature that offers operational analytics on the health of a company’s data platform; and native integrations with dbt, Databricks, and Airflow.
Reltio expands its global footprint in Portugal
The new location will serve as a hub for technological innovation in the region. The Reltio team will focus on helping businesses accelerate the value of their data to maximize business impact. This has become increasingly important and critical, especially in the current economic climate.
Snowflake Achieves HITRUST r2 Certification for Data Security
By including federal and state regulations, standards, and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST assurance program helps organizations address security and data protection challenges through a comprehensive and flexible prescriptive and scalable security controls. Additionally, HITRUST is a certifiable and recommended framework trusted by many healthcare networks and hospitals to manage risk.
Soda unveils new self-service features for data quality
Designed to empower data consumers who create new products using data and the teams responsible for producing data, self-service enables data consumers to collaborate with data producers and owners to create data quality agreements that define and align usage expectations. reliable and high-quality data, and ensures that it is always fit for purpose.
What to expect at the 4th Annual BI Insight Jam Solutions Review on December 15
The BI Insight Jam is a community web event on data management and analysis. The editors of Solutions Review bring together the best and brightest minds in the industry for a day-long social media gathering. Attendees will include industry analysts, experts, influencers, practitioners, and software solution providers under the hashtag #BIInsightJam. The theme of this year’s event is Cloud Data Architectures: Best Practices for Managing, Analyzing, and Governing Data in the Cloud.
Syncari brings data automation to application ecosystems
With Syncari Embed, customers can now offer self-configurable integrations, reusable automation, and no-code synchronizations as part of their own product offering. This drives market expansion, competitive differentiation, and faster product adoption.
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