DigitalOcean Inc., which operates a “developer cloud” that makes it easy for developers to build modern applications, said today it’s launching a new platform-as-a-service that automates infrastructure management.
The DigitalOcean App Platform enables developers to deploy their application code in production with just a few clicks, and advances the company’s overall mission of simplifying cloud computing. It wants to make it so that developers can spend more of their time on doing what they do best, writing code.
DigitalOcean, which raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding in May, says it’s important to eliminate the infrastructure management burden, as a recent study it commissioned found that 65% of startup founders cite technical know-how as the main barrier of entry for new businesses. The idea then, is to make DigitalOcean’s developer cloud accessible to startups and small businesses that don’t have the expertise or time to deal with
Denodo, the leader in data virtualization, today announced that its new Denodo Platform version 8.0 accelerates hybrid/multicloud integration, automates data management with artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML), and boosts performance with smart query acceleration. By further augmenting the Denodo Platform’s already advanced data integration, management, and delivery capabilities with intelligent recommendations, hyper performance, and PaaS support, Denodo Platform 8.0 advances data virtualization into a logical data fabric.
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“Data fabric is a hot, emerging market that delivers a unified, intelligent, and integrated end-to-end platform to support new and emerging use cases,” wrote Noel Yuhanna, VP and principal analyst at Forrester Research, and author of The Forrester Wave TM: Enterprise Data Fabric, Q2 2020. The report also states, “Denodo is known for data virtualization, and over the years it has also evolved into