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dbt Rides Wave of Modern, Cloud-Based ETL to New Heights

The explosion of data analytics on the cloud has been good for Fishtown Analytics, the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based company that was behind the popular open source data built tool, or dbt. Now the company is looking Read more…

GoodData CEO Sees Growth in Analytics Biz Shakeup

Roman Stanek has been in the enterprise computing space for a while, starting with his 1997 launch of a Java IDE called NetBeans, which he sold to Sun Microsystems two years later. Stanek has been involved with a lot of Read more…

Dataiku Gets Closer to Snowflake

Dataiku today revealed that Snowflake has invested an undisclosed amount in the data science platform provider. This comes several months after the two companies rolled out a joint offering that allows Dataiku customers Read more…

Cloud Data Warehousing: Understanding Your Options

Cloud data warehouses have emerged as the go-to repositories for amassing huge amounts of data and running advanced analytics and AI upon it. This is great news for customers, who no longer must worry about provisioning Read more…

Snowflake, ThoughtSpot Tighten Embrace

Snowflake, the cloud data services leader, is expanding its ecosystem with an investment in search specialist and AI-based analytics platform developer ThoughtSpot. ThoughtSpot said the new investment, reportedly in t Read more…

Cloud Is the New Center of Gravity for Data Warehousing

The great migration of data into the cloud didn’t start in 2020, but it certainly accelerated throughout the year. And according to a new survey from IDG, the overwhelming majority of companies are planning to expand t Read more…

Dremio Officially a ‘Unicorn’ As it Reaches $1B Valuation

The explosion of data lake analytics in the cloud has been good for Dremio, which today announced the completion of a $135-million Series D round. The company’s valuation has more than doubled in the past year to $1 bi Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will cont Read more…

Tackling Data Governance in a Multi-Cloud DW World

Microsoft Azure Synapse is the top destination for customers adopting cloud data warehouse over the next 12 to 24 months, followed by Databricks and Amazon Redshift, according to a new data engineering study released tod Read more…

Firebolt Touts Massive Speedup in Cloud Data Warehouse

The separation of compute and storage in the cloud allows data warehouse users to elastically scale up their clusters to process more data. But this brute force approach comes at an unacceptable cost, according to the Is Read more…

How Callahan Improved Media Impact by 90% By Automating its Cloud Data Warehouse

The Callahan team consists of skilled marketing data analysts—but that doesn't make them data management experts. Callahan analysts wanted to focus on finding insights for their clients, not on the technicalities of ma Read more…

Snowflake: Not What You May Think It Is

Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman is the toast of the big data community, and following the $3.4 billion IPO, a favorite on Wall Street too. But this whole Snowflake exercise could have turned out dramatically different, the Read more…

Snowflake Extends Its Data Warehouse with Pipelines, Services

Customers running atop Snowflake’s cloud data warehouse soon will find new functionality, including the ability to build ETL data pipelines in Python, as well as the ability to expose pre-built analytic routines as dat Read more…

Data Lakes Are Legacy Tech, Fivetran CEO Says

By some accounts, data lakes appear poised to supplant data warehouses as the center of gravity of modern analytics systems, particularly with today’s sophisticated data virtualization capabilities. But with the advent Read more…

Snowflake Pops in ‘Largest Ever’ Software IPO

Snowflake’s stock more than doubled today during its initial public offering, and the volatility was so great that stock market officials briefly halted trading in what the mainstream press is calling the largest ever Read more…

Snowflake to Make it SNOW on NYSE

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Snowflake confidentially filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday, the Silicon Valley-based cloud data warehousing company made it official: It inte Read more…

Tick Data Comes to BigQuery

A huge batch of tick data, used by financial traders to track the minimum upward or downward movement of stock prices, has been added to Google Cloud Platform, allowing financial analysts to plug pricing and trading data Read more…

Slootman Makes It Snow at Snowflake Summit

When Frank Slootman was hired to take the helm of Snowflake Computing, one of his first questions was "Does the company have a user conference?" His new colleagues responded yes, in about a month, in fact.  "And you're 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…

What’s Driving the Cloud Data Warehouse Explosion?

The advent of powerful data warehouses in the cloud is changing the face of big data analytics, as companies move their workloads into the cloud. According to analysts and cloud executives, the phenomenon is accelerating Read more…

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