Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of December 1; Updates from AWS, Hitachi Vantara, NVIDIA & More

Solutions Review Executive Editor Tim King curated this list of notable analytics and data science news for the week of December 1, 2023.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant analytics and data science news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last week, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy analytics and data science news items.

Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of November 17, 2023

Amplitude Hires Former Tableau Exec Francois Ajenstat as CPO

The move comes as Amplitude continues to grow its business by enabling companies to understand how customers use their products. Amplitude’s Digital Analytics Platform provides these companies with data they can trust, deeper insights into customer behaviors, and faster actions to improve the digital experience.

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AWS Announces New Serverless Database Capabilities

AWS unveiled three new serverless innovations across its database and analytics portfolio that make it faster and easier for customers to scale their data infrastructure. The three new serverless offerings aim to help customers manage data at any scale.

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Databricks Ingests Five New Partner Integrations

Over the past quarter, Databricks has added three partners to the Data Ingestion category and one to both Data Governance and Machine Learning. The vendor also expanded Partner Connect capabilities to support direct integrations with production deployments of partner products.

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Hitachi Vantara Announces the Pentaho+ Integrated Data Platform

Automating the work of complex data management with powerful self-service and cloud-agnostic solutions, Pentaho+ helps improve data quality by allowing organizations to effectively oversee data from inception to deployment.

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NVIDIA Enables Business Intelligence on Copilots and Summarization Tools

As a semantic-retrieval microservice, NeMo Retriever helps generative AI applications provide more accurate responses through NVIDIA-optimized algorithms. Developers using the microservice can connect their AI applications to business data wherever it resides across clouds and data centers.

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Qlik Partners with AWS on New Integrations and AI Tools

With its integration with Amazon Bedrock, Qlik Cloud users can now easily leverage natural language to create new AI-driven insights on AWS with trusted and governed LLMs such as AI21 Labs, Anthropic, Cohere, and Meta.

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Starburst Makes it Easier for Customers to Build Data Apps on Data Lake

Among the new features, which are part of a standard update cycle, is support for real-time analytics with streaming ingestion. Customers can leverage open-source Apache Kafka or the commercial version of Kafka from Confluent Inc. to hydrate a data lake in near-real time to ensure that applications have the most up-to-date information.

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Teradata AI Unlimited Launches on AWS

Teradata AI Unlimited is Teradata’s serverless artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) engine designed to allow data scientists, data engineers, and developers to explore and discover innovative new use cases — on-demand and using data at scale.

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Voltron Data Launches New Theseus Distributed Execution Engine

Companies at the forefront of AI are constrained by data processing. Theseus is available to enterprises and government agencies as well as through partners – HPE is the first partner to embed Theseus as its accelerated data processing engine as part of HPE Ezmeral Unified Analytics Software.

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Expert Insights Section

Watch this space each week as our editors will share upcoming events, new thought leadership, and the best resources from Insight Jam, Solutions Review’s enterprise tech community for business software pros. The goal? To help you gain a forward-thinking analysis and remain on-trend through expert advice, best practices, trends and predictions, and vendor-neutral software evaluation tools.

Solutions Review Editors Announce Speaker Lineup for 5th Annual BI Insight Jam on December 7

Announced on LinkedIn this week! Your Insight Jam journey starts here and starts now. We encourage you to dive in, explore, share, and engage. Let’s challenge ideas, bring new perspectives, and elevate our knowledge together. And tune in for 6 (!) LIVE Executive Roundtable panels here and here on December 7.

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