back to article DataStax 'pauses' AIOps database project to figure out exactly what AIOps is

Cassandra database slinger DataStax has "paused" its AIops project, Vector, while it figures out what exactly AIops is. A sort of automated database help function, the Vector project was launched in June last year to offer operators and developers the DataStax "knowledge base and provide near real-time expert advice, knowledge …

  1. Mike 137 Silver badge

    Everything is "Ops" these days

    "Ops" seems to be the new management speak suffix meaning "no planning". It's applicable to almost anything where you can move fast, break things and sod the results.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Everything is "Ops" these days

      Back in the old days one might've had a chat with the users first. Figure out what they might like, and, er, y'know, prioritise and implement some of that.

      But agree, far more fun and less stress playing with tech and not listening to anyone else!

  2. ebyrob

    Connection strings need to be so complicated we offer a PhD A.I. to figure it out

    connect to: 8.8.8.8

    connect to: foo.com

    Is this really so difficult? We really need an "A.I." to do this? I can still remember the time I had to use multiple routers to duplicate the same IP address on a network because some legacy software couldn't be modified to connect to a different address... Such fun.

  3. Throatwarbler Mangrove Silver badge
    Headmaster

    AIOps

    In my experience, it notifies you about every goddamn thing under the sun except for the events you actually want to see. It's basically the Clippy of system monitoring.

  4. yetanotheraoc

    In the process of firing their customers

    Pesky customers don't know what's good for them. As soon as they line up some new customers who are willing to align with the cloudy AI vision, they can "unpause" the project.

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