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Day: September 6, 2023

InfluxData Announces InfluxDB Clustered

InfluxData, creator of the time series platform InfluxDB, announced InfluxDB Clustered, its self-managed time series database for on-premises or private cloud deployments. With the release of InfluxDB Clustered, InfluxData completes its commercial product line developed on InfluxDB 3.0, its rebuilt database engine optimized for real-time analytics with higher performance, unlimited cardinality, and SQL support. 

InfluxDB Clustered is the evolution of InfluxDB Enterprise, InfluxData’s enterprise software product for on-premises and private cloud environments. Now with the release of InfluxDB Clustered, those same customers gain all the capabilities of the reimagined InfluxDB 3.0, but now specifically packaged and configured for their own unique hosting environments and data storage requirements. Deployed natively in Kubernetes, InfluxDB Clustered combines the scale and flexibility of the cloud with the security and control of a self-managed infrastructure.

InfluxData also recently announced the availability of InfluxDB Cloud Dedicated, a fully managed and scalable single-tenant InfluxDB cluster based on the InfluxDB 3.0 architecture and intended for large-scale time series workloads. Together, InfluxDB Cloud Dedicated and InfluxDB Clustered give enterprises multiple options in how they manage and scale time series workloads, whether in the cloud, in their own environment, or in combination for hybrid environments.

Gilbane Advisor 9-6-23 — AI disorders, knowledge graph paths

This week we feature articles by Ina Fried & Scott Rosenberg, and Peter Lawrence.

Additional reading comes from Vitalik Buterin, Daniel Smilkov & Nikhil Thorat, and Jan Kammerath.

News comes from Google, Open AI, ElevenLabs, Bloomreach, and DeltaXML.

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Opinion / Analysis

AI could choke on its own exhaust as it fills the web

In the last issue before our summer break we recommended a paper on LLM model collapse, caused by LLMs training on data sets that include previously generated data. This week Ina Fried, Scott Rosenberg provide a short and useful summary of this and other “AI disorders” and some of the repercussions as more generated data populates the web. (3 min).

Having a tough chat with an LLM about knowledge graph paths

There is a lot of enthusiasm around pairing knowledge graphs and LLMs, but there is also a lot to learn. Peter Lawrence is on the case, and in this article explores how “an LLM can be tuned or prompted with a knowledge graph, to answer tough questions about shortest paths through the graph.” (15 min)

More Reading

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Content technology news

Duet AI for Google Workspace now available

With Duet AI, we added AI as a real-time collaborator that can act as a coach, source of inspiration, and productivity booster.

Introducing ChatGPT Enterprise

Offers enterprise-grade security & privacy, higher-speed GPT-4 access, longer context windows, advanced data analysis, and customization options.

XElevenLabs releases Eleven Multilingual v2

New foundational deep learning model supporting multilingual capabilities across 28 languages to broaden and improve accessibility of content.

Bloomreach announces Clarity

Businesses connect conversations to product catalogs, and integrate individual conversations across channels, including website, chat, and SMS.

DeltaXML improves CALS table handling to merge products

Flexible n-way comparison and merge of CALS tables to produce rigorous and accurate comparisons. Supports table versions different structures.

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