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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…

All Eyes on New AWS Boss Selipsky as re:Invent Kicks Off

There should be some familiar faces this week at AWS re:Invent, which began yesterday in Las Vegas and continues through the week. But there will be a new face at the top of the docket with Adam Selipsky, who took over t Read more…

Starburst Unveils Cross-Cloud Analytics Service

Starburst today announced that users of its managed analytics service, Galaxy, can now access and analyze data residing in AWS, GCP, and Azure with a single query. This is an industry first for a managed service, the com Read more…

Top Trends for Business Analytics for the Rest of 2021

Data powers business. Organizations rely on it to remain successful and competitive, but they have traditionally performed analysis on huge volumes of historical data to make critical decisions. The impact of the Covid-1 Read more…

Data Dashboarding Must Evolve or Face Irrelevance

Data visualization has become synonymous with business intelligence (BI) data dashboarding. But these dashboards have a weakness: They are only as good as the humans--and AI--that interpret it. For businesses to truly Read more…

NeuroBlade Tackles Memory, Bandwidth Bottlenecks with XRAM

Companies that are frustrated by the performance of memory- or network-bound analytics workloads may be interested in learning about NeuroBlade, a hardware startup developing a new processing-in-memory (PIM) architecture Read more…

One on One with Google Cloud Product Director Irina Farooq

In May, Google Cloud announced Dataplex, its entry into the world of data fabrics. Datanami recently caught up with Irina Farooq, who joined Google Cloud as director of product management of smart analytics at Google Clo Read more…

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