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Couchbase Mobile Goes to the Edge

The database-centric Couchbase Mobile 2.0 is out today with an emphasis on syncing data from the cloud to edge devices.

Empowering Citizen Data Scientists to Solve the AI Skills Shortage

A skills shortage is hampering the advance of artificial intelligence, according to industry research, and AI technology that empowers a rise of "citizen data scientists" may be the answer.

Building the Best Data Science Toolkit: Programming Languages

We interviewed data scientists and scoured the Web to round up the most popular options for building a data science toolkit in 2018, starting with a look at programming languages.

After a Big Data Scaling 'Crisis,' LinkedIn Open Sources Scale Testing Tool

LinkedIn engineers have open sourced a homegrown Big Data scale testing tool following a "crisis" they experienced after adding 500 machines to a Hadoop Distributed File System cluster, resulting in disastrous slowdowns.

Database DevOps Adoption Accelerates, Lags in Some Industries

While more enterprise developers and their teams are adopting DevOps practices across both applications and databases, a Redgate Software survey suggests some industry verticals are "turning their backs on DevOps."

Microsoft Borrows from Visual, Low-Code Approach in Azure Data Factory

Microsoft has shipped a v2 preview of its Azure Data Factory -- a cloud-based, Big Data integration service -- that borrows from the visual, low-code development approach that has seen skyrocketing popularity of late.

AWS Publishes Quick Start for Using Couchbase NoSQL Database in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services published a new Quick Start for using Couchbase, the popular document-oriented NoSQL database, on its cloud computing platform.

Realm Upgrades Database-Centric Mobile Dev Platform

Realm has updated its mobile app development platform, adding a studio tool that gives developers new insights into stored device data and interactions with that data, among other new features.

AWS, Microsoft Team Up for 'Gluon' Deep Learning Project

The cloud rivals partner on project described as an open source deep learning interface that allows developers 'to more easily and quickly build machine learning models without compromising training performance.'

Google Launches Cloud NoSQL Database for Mobile, Web Apps

Google announced a new cloud-based NoSQL database called Cloud Firestore for its Firebase development platform, which supports mobile and Web app programming.

Opening a DevOps Bottleneck

Toad DevOps Toolkit addresses a potential bottleneck in the continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline: Oracle database changes.

Toad Tackles DevOps

Quest Software, known for its popular Toad database management tool, is now pointing it at the growing DevOps space with the upcoming Toad DevOps Toolkit.

SQL Server 2017 Debuts

Among a bevy of data-related announcements at the Microsoft Ignite conference today in Orlando was the news that SQL Server 2017 will be generally available next Monday, Oct. 2.

Python 'Fastest-Growing Major Programming Language' Says Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow data indicates the increasing use of Python -- possibly propelled by its data science friendliness -- has driven it to new levels of popularity, making it the "fastest-growing major programming language."

LinkedIn Open Sources Cruise Control for Kafka Automation

Apache Kafka, a popular Big Data component for distributed data streaming, is getting an automation boost from a new open source offering from LinkedIn called Cruise Control.

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