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How to Source the Right Data to Create Versatile RAG Workflows

In the information age, businesses increasingly rely on data to drive decisions, automate processes, and deliver personalized experiences. According to a Forbes article, 90% of enterprise businesses say data is increasingly important. This shows that making assumptions or simply following your gut feeling will not help. You must start relying on data analyzed by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

Introducing Aiven's AI Database Optimizer: The First Built-In SQL Optimizer for Enhanced Performance

Increase database performance by 10x with an expert, AI-driven, professional available 24/7. An efficient data infrastructure is a vital component in building & operating scalable and performant applications that are widely adopted, satisfy customers, and ultimately, drive business growth. Unfortunately, the speed of new feature delivery coupled with a lack of database optimization knowledge is exposing organizations to high risk performance issues.

Isolation: A New Wave of Experiences to Help Teams Work Side by Side

Cribl offers a suite of tools designed to optimize data pipelines, with different components tailored for managing and orchestrating data flows at scale across different teams and data sources. One of the biggest problems with building and running a multi-team data engine is isolation. This blog will cover how we at Cribl have handled the challenge of data, configuration, and access isolation for growing teams.

Optimize Your Cloud Resources with Augmented FinOps

Cloud FinOps, Augmented FinOps, or simply FinOps, is rapidly growing in popularity as enterprises sharpen their focus on managing financial operations more effectively. FinOps empowers organizations to track, measure, and optimize their cloud spend with greater visibility and control.

Observability and Monitoring | The First Myth of Apache Spark Optimization

It's valuable to know where waste in your applications and infrastructure is occurring, and to have recommendations for how to reduce that waste—but finding waste isn't necessarily fixing the problem. Check out this conversation between Shashi Raina, AWS Partner Solution Architect, and Kirk Lewis, Pepperdata Senior Solution Architect, as they dispel the first myth of Apache Spark optimization: observability and monitoring.

Azure Pricing: Complete Guide to 2024 Microsoft Azure Rates

It’s 2024, and businesses are projected to spend over $1 trillion on the cloud – and yet, where the costs go is still a mystery. Sure, people say that a cloud or hybrid environment is more budget-friendly than on-prem, but what factors increase or, more importantly, decrease your monthly bill? We’ll help demystify things with Microsoft Azure. Read on to learn how one of the largest cloud providers decides what to bill you each month.

15 Best Cloud Management Tools & Platforms of 2024

As of 2023, 94% of companies use cloud services. Migrating has many upsides. Scaling is more accessible; you can save money by leaving on-prem and have more control. There is one big con, though (navigating cloud migration difficulties aside): Managing a cloud environment is a full-time job. And that’s just one cloud environment! Suppose your company is working with a multicloud environment, optimizing usage and costs, and monitoring output/input while juggling security.

Welcome to the Data (R)evolution: Shaping Tomorrow's Technology

Data is the fuel that sparks innovation and transforms our world. It's powerful, undeniable, and the driving force of our future. Data (R)evolution, our new podcast series, delves into how data, innovation, and economics intersect within the dynamic realm of cloud technology. Hosts Janki Patel Westenberg and Francesco Tisiot navigate the currents of the data, platforms and AI revolution in thought-provoking conversations with experts at the forefront of change.

Efficiency Unleashed: Streamlining Workflows with the InfluxDB Management API

InfluxDB recently launched the InfluxDB Management API for InfluxDB Cloud Dedicated. Now, developers can manage databases, database tokens, and create database tables with custom partitioning directly from their application. The Management API provides a programmatic interface for performing tasks that previously required human interaction. This interface promotes easier workflows for applications that need automatic provisioning of multiple instances of InfluxDB, either for internal or external purposes.