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AWS Seeks an End to ETL

Extract, transform, and load. It’s a simple and ubiquitous thing in IT. And yet everybody seems to hate it. The latest company to pile on to ETL is AWS, which declared an effort to end ETL yesterday at re:Invent. Ad Read more…

Microsoft Bolsters Azure Integration with SQL Server 2022

SQL Server 2022 customers will see benefits in the areas of data integration, analytics, governance, and high availability thanks to the database’s enhanced connectivity to the Azure cloud, Microsoft announced today. Read more…

How Snowplow Breaks Down Data Barriers

If you have suspicions about your data, you’re not alone. The AI and data analytics dreams of many a company have been broken by poor data management and defective ETL pipelines. But by enforcing data schema at the poi Read more…

The Limits of Citizen Data Scientists

Just as computer processing power increase over time, we’ve come to expect that technology will successfully automate more complicated tasks every year. This is true in some digital domains, but this linear form of thi Read more…

Social Listening: The Sweet Spot of Food and Beverage Online Tracking

Remember the days when consumers registered their product thoughts and comments to the manufacturer by dialing an 800 toll-free number? The process was often a frustrating experience that included long hold times and spe Read more…

Cloud Migrations Negatively Impacting Data Estates, Capital One Says

We’re in the midst of a massive migration of data to the cloud at the moment, driven in large part by the promises of advanced analytics and AI and the competitive advantages they can bring. However, before getting thi Read more…

Opaque Systems Raises $22M Series A to Boost Confidential Computing

Opaque Systems announced it has raised $22 million in Series A funding bringing its total financing to $31.6 million. The San Francisco-based firm is focused on enabling collaborative analytics and AI in confidential com Read more…

Starburst Acquires Fellow Trino Supplier, Varada

Starburst solidified its position in the market for next-gen data analytics engines yesterday with the acquisition of Varada, a former competitor that developed and sold an analytics engine based on Presto. Terms of the Read more…

MongoDB Targets Analytics with V6.0

MongoDB held its annual user conference this week, which means database customers have been inundated with new features and capabilities. Some of the most compelling enhancements unveiled at MongoDB World revolve around Read more…

Inside the Modern Data Stack

If you’ve heard about something called “the modern data stack,” then you’re not alone. Google returns 489 million results for that search, if that’s a measure of anything anymore. While the modern data stack do Read more…

ThoughtSpot Looks to the Future of Analytics

ThoughtSpot executives have a firm grasp on where they sit in the recent history of business intelligence and analytic tools, being part of the so-called third generation of products. While predicting the future is a not Read more…

Big Data Study Cites Challenges, Predicts Growth

Tapping into big data analytics continues to be appealing for many companies who wish to mine their data for “actionable insights,” or information that can assist decision makers with bringing increased value to thei Read more…

AIOps Platform Provider Selector Raises $28M Series A

Selector, an AIOps, analytics and observability platform provider, has announced it raised $28 million in a Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to $33 million. Selector will use these new funds for its mar Read more…

Databricks Launches Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences

Databricks has announced the launch of its new lakehouse platform, the Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences. According to the company's press release, Databricks Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Scie Read more…

dbt Seeks to Modernize the Data Experience with Series D

Last week, dbt Labs announced a $222 million Series D round at a $4.2 billion valuation. The analytics engineering company (formerly called Fishtown Analytics) is known for its open source data build tool, or dbt. The Read more…

Cribl Seeks Control of Observability Data Run Amok

If you’re struggling to keep a handle on the growing mounds of observability data in your shop, you’re not alone. Many companies today are straining to keep up with daily log data rates exceeding 10 to 100 terabytes Read more…

Dremio is Swimming Laps Around the Data Lake with $160M Series E, $2B Valuation

SQL analytics engine provider Dremio announced it has closed a $160 million Series E round. Led by Adams Street Partners, the new funding brings the company’s valuation to $2 billion.  Dremio plans to use the new i Read more…

Pavilion Preps for Growth with $45M Series D, New Leadership

Pavilion Data Systems announced a $45 million Series D funding round this week, bringing its total funding to $107 million. The round was led by Kleiner Perkins and Artiman Ventures.  Pavilion plans to use the new fu Read more…

New Unicorn Fractal Bolsters Cloud Play with Neal Buy

Artificial intelligence firm Fractal Analytics is having a busy January so far. Early in the month it announced a $360 million investment from enterprise technology asset firm TPG, and on Tuesday the company reported acq Read more…

AWS Adds a Little More Nitro to Its SSDs

Looking to serve data to your cloud applications and databases a little faster? Then you might be interested in the new Nitro SSDs that AWS announced this week at re:Invent. Sure, they sound fast, but the Nitro SSDs are Read more…

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