Jarno M. Koponen
Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the Nordics.
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AI on your lock screen
The next AI is no AI
To put it mildly, news media has been on the sidelines in AI development. As a consequence, in the age of AI-powered personalized interfaces, the news organizations don’t anymore get to define what’s real news, or, even more importantly, what’s truthful or trustworthy.
Google acquired API management service Apigee back in 2016 but it’s been pretty quiet around the service in recent years. Today, however, Apigee announced a number of smaller updates that introduce a few new integrations with the Google Cloud platform, as well as a major new partnership with cloud data management and integration firm Informatica that essentially makes Informatica the preferred integration partner for Google Cloud.
My friend is a project manager for a website development company. The way she makes it sound, her job is like talking someone off a ledge. People get very emotional about their websites. She’s the one in the company with interpersonal skills, and she uses them to talk to clients about their sites. The developers do the tech stuff and she’s the intermediary.
And if you could shift Windows and SQL Server 2008 to the cloud that would be fine Microsoft is continuing to extend the tentacles of Azure into the enterprise with a new Data Box Disk, WAN and Firewall functionality and a speed bump for its SQL data warehouse. Oh, and asks would people please stop using the 2008 editions of Windows Server and SQL Server?…
At its Inspire partner conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announces big performance enhancements to its cloud data warehouse and new Enterprise/Big Data capabilities for Power BI.
Microsoft’s Azure SQL Data Warehouse, the company’s cloud-based database service for big data workloads, is getting yet another speed bump today. A few months ago, the company sped up the service with the general availability of its second-generation compute-optimized tier and today it’s doubling its query performance thanks to the launch of its new instant data movement technology.
Raghu Ramakrishnan, Microsoft’s CTO for Azure Data, tells me that instant data movement is the result of the company’s decades-long investments in database technology.
Dual citizenship with AWS The Snowflake cloud data warehouse now has dual cloud passports, and will run in both AWS and Azure public clouds.…
In a homecoming of sorts, cloud data warehouse pure-play Snowflake's product is no longer an AWS exclusive
Snowflake, the cloud data warehouse, announced a partnership with Microsoft today to expand their offering to the Azure cloud. The new product is still in Preview for now.
Given that Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia worked at Microsoft for more than 20 years, it’s certainly not surprising that Microsoft is the company’s second partner after working with only Amazon since its inception. But Muglia says it was really about seeing customer demand in the marketplace more than any nostalgia or connections at Microsoft.
Nearly half of firms recently surveyed struggle to identify between data truths and manipulations. This indicates an urgent need to upskill and support workers, the report said.