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Startup Rockset Adds SQL to DynamoDB

Rockset, the serverless search and analytics startup that emerged last fall from stealth mode, this week unveiled its SQL platform targeting NoSQL data from Amazon Web Services’ DynamoDB. Rockset, San Mateo, Calif., Read more…

Data Catalogs Seen as Difference Makers in Big Data

You can't get insights using big data techniques without the data. That much is clear. But where, exactly, is the data you need? Where does it reside, and how can you get access to it? The answers to those questions are Read more…

Hadoop Struggles and BI Deals: What’s Going On?

The news hasn't been good in the Hadoop world over the past two weeks, with MapR and Cloudera both revealing themselves to be in bad straits. Meanwhile, the market for BI tools suddenly surged, with Tableau, Looker, and Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Analytics vendors continue to be prime acquisition targets for cloud companies with deep pockets. The latest example is the acquisition of self-service analytics platform specialist Tableau Software by enterprise clou Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker. Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Googl Read more…

Arcadia Data Adds BI Tools, Language Queries

Visual analytics vendor Arcadia Data continues to extend big data search capabilities with AI-driven business intelligence tools that also allow for natural language queries, a capability intended to extend the use of BI Read more…

How to Implement a Successful BI Strategy

Whatever size your business, having a successful business intelligence strategy is important. Business intelligence (BI) can include a wide variety of data, but basically it is a set of processes or methodologies that ta Read more…

Gartner: Augmented Analytics Ready for Prime Time

Augmented analytics, an approach that uses machine learning, natural language processing and other automation tools, is poised to dominate the data analysis and business intelligence markets by 2020, according to a close Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouse Gets New Analytics Interface

Analytics interface vendors continue to offer easy-to-use tools designed to allow more business users to query data, especially data increasingly stored in a growing number of cloud data warehouses. Among the goals is si Read more…

Anodot Gains Patents for Anomaly Detection

Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, announced a pair of U.S. patent awards this week covering its autonomous analytics framework. The analytics vendor said Read more…

Seizing Business Opportunities at the Speed of Thought

When Sudheesh Nair suddenly left the president's post at Nutanix to occupy the CEO seat at ThoughtSpot earlier this year, it raised a few eyebrows. After all, Nutanix was one of the hottest firms in the market for hyper- Read more…

Why You Need to Trust Your Data

There's something that often gets lost in discussions about artificial intelligence and advanced analytics: the importance of the data. Having good, clean data is absolutely essential, but all too often, companies lack t Read more…

SQream Boasts 15x Speedup for GPU Data Warehouse

Because it runs on GPUs, SQreamDB was already fast. But the company says with today's launch of SQreamDB 3.0, it can process queries up to 15 times faster, which will allow customers to get answers to tough business ques Read more…

Arcadia Data Looks to Streamline Big Data Search

Since emerging in June 2015, Arcadia Data has steadily upgraded its native Hadoop visual analytics platform to its latest hybrid iteration running both on the open-source framework and the cloud that now includes search- Read more…

BI Vendors Sliced and Diced on G2’s Grid

If you're on the hunt for better business intelligence software – and really, who isn't these days? – you likely are reading some analyst reports on the topic. But all too often, those reports don't reflect the exper Read more…

Microsoft Azure Data Warehouse Gets a Tune Up

Microsoft is keeping pace in the cloud data warehouse race with the release of its next-generation Azure SQL data warehouse which it promotes as an optimized computing tier. Microsoft said its massively-parallel proce Read more…

Blowing Up Silos In a Big Data World

A startup named data.world is embarking upon a grand experiment to build a collaborative data platform that links together data, people, and their analytic tools. By eradicating data silos and building a social community Read more…

Trifacta Cashing In On Cloud Analytics

Reflecting the booming market for data preparation technologies, many centering on emerging serverless tools, market leader Trifacta recently announced a $48 million funding round. Among the new investors is Google, whic Read more…

Looker’s Audacious Moonshot to Outgrow Oracle

You may have considered Looker to be just another business intelligence tool. After all, that's the bucket analysts at Forrester and Gartner put the company in. But talk a bit with its founder, Lloyd Tabb, and you quickl Read more…

The Next Generation Analytics Database – Accelerated by GPUs

As organizations demand more and more from their analytics and data science teams, processing power looms as one of the fundamental roadblocks to easy success. Organizations are facing a variety of processing-related Read more…

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