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No-Coder Upsolver Aims to Ease Use of Cloud Data Lakes

Apr 6, 2021 |

Upsolver, the no-code data lake platform vendor, has closed a $25 million funding round this week, boosting total venture funding for its cloud analytics tools to about $42 million.

The financing round announced Tuesday (April 6) was led by Scale Venture Partners. Read more…

Knowi Aims to ‘Elevate’ Answers Within Slack

Jan 12, 2021 |

Business intelligence software company Knowi today launched Elevate, a new offering that’s designed to help non-technical users ask questions of data through the company’s unified analytics platform. The software uses natural language processing (NLP) and works within Slack, providing a Google-like experience atop a variety of disparate data sources. Read more…

Qlik Continues Buying Spree with Blendr.io Deal

Oct 22, 2020 |

Qlik Technologies, the private equity-owned business intelligence software and visual analytics vendor, continued its acquisition spree with a deal for Blendr.io, a Belgian-based embedded platform services vendor.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more…

Migrating business-critical data to the cloud is not an option in today’s challenging economy

Jun 8, 2020 |

In recent months, the advantages of moving your big data to the cloud have become obvious. Organizations provided their workforce with remote capabilities and access to data from locations around the globe. Read more…

Google, Splunk Partner on Multi-Cloud Data

May 5, 2020 |

As cloud vendors seek to reduce data movement as a way of preserving network bandwidth and computing resources, they are also promoting greater cloud access to “holistic” data sets spawned by the increasing number of hybrid deployments. Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Apr 27, 2020 |

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics.

For example, Swarm64 is aiming its database acceleration software at open source PostgreSQL deployments that, despite their popularity, fall short when it comes to analytics and data warehousing. Read more…

Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

Feb 20, 2020 |

Alluxio, the cloud data orchestration specialist, is the latest vendor to join the Presto Foundation, which is shepherding the popular open source distributed SQL query engine.

Presto was launched by Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

GoodData Offers Free Embedded Analytics

Jan 7, 2020 |

If you’re in the market for an embedded analytics solution, you might want to check out the new “freemium” offering unveiled by GoodData today.

GoodData is one of the leaders in embedded analytics, with over 100,000 organizations using its software and more than 1.6 million individual users around the world. Read more…

MemSQL Ups Ante on Cloud Databases

Sep 24, 2019 |

The shift to cloud databases continues to gain momentum with the release of a MemSQL’s Helios cloud service along with the beta release of the company’s latest distributed SQL database. Read more…

Acquisition Binge: Salesforce Buys Tableau

Jun 10, 2019 |

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 cloud giant Salesforce in an all-stock transaction valued at $15.7 billion. Read more…

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