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Check out our top 6 posts this week!

  1. Torchbearer Case Study: OceanX Delivers the Consumer Subscription Experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  2. Amazon Aurora Serverless vs. Oracle Autonomous Database: A Microcosm for The Future of IT
  3. Todd Maddox Ph.D.’s Top Four Scientific Observations on DevLearn 2018
  4. Microsoft “Early Adopts” New ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Standard
  5. The Scientific Case for Augmenting Learning Management Systems with Percipio Experience Services
  6. Containers Continue on Track for 2019: 3 Key Trends For the Maturing Container Ecosystem

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Market Milestone – Looker Raises $103 million E Round to Expand the Looker Data Platform

On December 6, 2018, Looker announced that it closed a $103 million E round led by Premji Invest, a private equity firm owned by Wipro chairman Azim Premji. This round also includes new funds from Cross Creek Advisors, a venture capital firm focused on late-stage investments with current investments including tech darlings such as Anaplan, …

Tom Petrocelli Publishes Groundbreaking Report Defining Serverless Computing

On December 10th, 2018, Tom Petrocelli published the Market Guide for Serverless Computing entitled “Serverless Computing Provides New Solutions to Modern Problems” in conjunction with KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018. This report was written in response to massive market confusion regarding the current definition of serverless computing and the categories of options that software, platform, …

Data Science and Machine Learning News, November 2018

On a monthly basis, I will be rounding up key news associated with the Data Science Platforms space for Amalgam Insights. Companies covered will include: Alteryx, Amazon, Anaconda, Cambridge Semantics, Cloudera, Databricks, Dataiku, DataRobot, Datawatch, Domino, Elastic, H2O.ai, IBM, Immuta, Informatica, KNIME, MathWorks, Microsoft, Oracle, Paxata, RapidMiner, SAP, SAS, SnapLogic, Tableau, Talend, Teradata, TIBCO, Trifacta, TROVE.