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Cloud Is the New Center of Gravity for Data Warehousing

Jan 8, 2021 |

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 their investments in cloud data warehouses and data lakes in 2021. Read more…

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

Jan 6, 2021 |

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 billion, putting the company in rarified “unicorn” status. Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

Jan 4, 2021 |

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 continue in 2021. Read more…

Tackling Data Governance in a Multi-Cloud DW World

Dec 10, 2020 |

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 today by Immuta. Read more…

Firebolt Touts Massive Speedup in Cloud Data Warehouse

Dec 9, 2020 |

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 Israeli startup Firebolt, which emerged from stealth today with $37 million and a cloud data warehouse that it claims delivers an order of magnitude better price-performance on analytic workloads relative to other cloud data warehouses. Read more…

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

Nov 23, 2020 |

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 managing data pipelines. Read more…

Snowflake: Not What You May Think It Is

Nov 19, 2020 |

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 CEO says, if the founders had pursued their original premise for what the company should be. Read more…

Snowflake Extends Its Data Warehouse with Pipelines, Services

Nov 17, 2020 |

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 data services. Read more…

Data Lakes Are Legacy Tech, Fivetran CEO Says

Nov 5, 2020 |

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 of cloud data warehouses that separate compute and storage, companies should take a hard look at their data lakes. Read more…

Snowflake Pops in ‘Largest Ever’ Software IPO

Sep 16, 2020 |

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 IPO for a software company. Read more…

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