In episode 117 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, I share an update on the latest from Teradata that integrates with a key Microsoft platform. Teradata is an Acceleration Economy Top 10 Data Modernization Enabler.
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00:29 — Teradata has announced its first serverless artificial intelligence-machine learning (AI-ML) engine in the cloud, which is natively integrated into Microsoft Fabric and Fabric’s multi-cloud data lake. Available in Q2, the new offering has been designed to support and accelerate cost-effective AI innovation.
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01:04 — Integration with Fabric means users can access huge amounts of data and have the flexibility to experiment with AI initiatives.
01:28 — Teradata AI Unlimited for Microsoft Fabric adds to the end-to-end analytics capabilities already available on the platform. Teradata AI Unlimited lets customers investigate, test, and operationalize AI projects at an unlimited scale. It can be connected with the Microsoft Azure OpenAI service to leverage large language models (LLMs) and quickly operationalize any model trained by Azure.
02:12 — A transparent consumption-based model means costs can be easily tracked and managed — an important benefit in an experimental mode. Users can move from prototype to production in Vantage Cloud, Teradata’s cloud analytics and data platform. My takeaway: This gives users the freedom to see what’s possible without fear of spiraling costs and scalability issues.