Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Loses Another Big One to Microsoft

Amazon: Some Trouble Down Under? DarkCyber noted “Case Study: Why the Australian Electoral Commission Migrated to Microsoft Azure.” On the surface, the write up is another PR output. When considered in terms of the competition between Amazon and Microsoft for juicy non commercial jobs, the article provides a check list of what’s lacking in Amazon …

Stephen E. Arnold: The End of SciTech Publishing Silos? The End of Amazon?

Why Sci Tech Publishers Fight Online Innovation: Money Who reads academic papers? Give up. Answer: Other academics, students, and curious people with an interest in often arcane research. Here’s another question: What characteristic do many of these journal readers share? Answer: A desire to zoom through information without paying.

Stephen E. Arnold: Informatica Data Catalogue an Amazon Play?

Informatica: A Play for Greater Relevance in an Amazon Chess Game? According to “Informatica Aims to Better Track Data Lineage with AI-Powered Data Catalog,” its AI-powered data catalog, called Catalog of Catalogs is notable because it is trying to track data lineage across ecosystems. Catalog of Catalogs includes metadata scanners for business intelligence, data warehouses, …