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Meet Datanami 2022 Person to Watch Adam Selipsky

When former Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy left to take the top job at the parent company, it opened up a spot for Adam Selipsky to take over the world's biggest cloud platform. The timing was fortuitious for Seli Read more…

As Cloud Coverage Expands, Salaries Also Rise

The march to the cloud continued in 2021, as hyperscalers opened more data centers and customers ran more workloads in the cloud. As the cloud becomes the defacto standard platform for transactional and analytical worklo Read more…

Ahana Launches ‘Forever Free’ Presto Service, Series A Top-Off

Ahana today announced a free version of its hosted Presto service that can run on a six-node EC2 cluster indefinitely. It also added another $7.2 million to its previously announced Series A round, giving the startup mor Read more…

Meet Matillion CEO Matthew Scullion, a Datanami 2022 Person to Watch

The market for extract, transform, and load (ETL) software is very well-established at this point, but there’s a fresh crop of new faces that are shaking up the market and grabbing share with new approaches and innovat Read more…

Five Emerging Trends in Enterprise Data Management

As we creep further into 2022, it bears remembering how still less than a decade ago, the enterprise consumer market looked upon data solutions – mostly, data warehousing – as an unavoidable fixture of their solution Read more…

StarTree Keeps Real-Time Analytics Fresh with New Options for Pinot

Since it was created at LinkedIn in 2015, interest in Apache Pinot--the distributed storage and analytics engine for real-time analytics--has steadily grown. But over the past year, the number of downloads and active par Read more…

Report: Despite Cloud Growth, Clear Skies Ahead for Hardware Spending

Cloud technologies are increasingly ubiquitous in business environments, with more and more previously on-prem services being delivered via cloud services rather than purchased hardware — particularly in support of rem Read more…

Avoid the Hidden Challenges of Data Migration

To grow in today’s digital world, many companies are adopting a cloud computing strategy. Driven by core objectives like rapidly expanding customer reach and improving IT spend efficiency, pressure from the C-suite to Read more…

MinIO, Now Worth $1B, Still Hungry for Data

MinIO was founded in 2014 near the peak of the Hadoop craze with what seemed like an outlandish idea: Build an open source object storage system based on Amazon S3. Eight years later, with a $1 billion valuation followin 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…

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…

Hydrolix Puts Big Log Data In Its Place: The Cloud

A startup named Hydrolix has arrived on the big data scene to give providers of log data storage and analytics solutions a run for their money. Its secret sauce: a distributed system designed to store, index, and query h Read more…

Hiring Outlook Bright for Data and Open Source Pros

While the future is uncertain for many types of jobs, folks in the tech business can rest easy knowing there is substantial demand for their services, particularly for data engineers, which was the focus of a new study f Read more…

Logistics Operators Look to Data, Technology for Advantage

Things are bit of a mess when it comes to logistics at the moment. We’re still feeling the ripple effects from the COVID-induced economic shutdown in early 2020, and a critical worker shortage here in the United States Read more…

The Flow of Data: What Internal Workflows Look Like for the Media and Entertainment Industries

To say that creative organisations will revert back to operating in the exact same ways they once did prior to the Covid-19 pandemic is a very unlikely statement. In the past year, fully cloud-based operations and hybrid Read more…

Cloud Migration Is a Boon to Operations. But It Creates a Perfect Storm of Data Challenges

As businesses prepare for the post-pandemic world, now is the best time to understand and modernize their data architectures. The new reality may not exactly go back to business as usual-- remote working, online presence Read more…

Consumer Analytics Using NLP and AI in the HPC Cloud

Customers and shoppers have benefited greatly from advances in Internet connectivity in recent years. Rapidly growing e-commerce firms have yielded actual big data as a result of these developments. The enormous populari Read more…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

Cost Overruns and Misgovernance: Two Threats to Your Cloud Data Journey

So you’re moving data into the cloud. That’s great! After all, cloud compute and storage can supercharge your organizations’ digital strategy. But you should also be aware of new challenges that you will face, incl Read more…

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