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Snowflake Embraces Open Data with Polaris Catalog

On the first day of its Data Cloud Summit today, Snowflake unveiled Polaris, a new data catalog for data stored in the Apache Iceberg format. In addition to contributing Polaris to the open source community, the catalog Read more…

Onehouse Breaks Data Catalog Lock-In with More Openness

Onehouse, the Apache Hudi-backer that bills itself as the most open data platform in the world, further opened up its platform today with the launch of a data catalog synchronization feature that streamlines user access Read more…

Data Quality Is A Mess, But GenAI Can Help

A recurring theme in big data over the past two decades is the poor quality of data. No matter how much ink is spilled on the topic, organizations continually seem surprised that the data they want to use for analytics o Read more…

Generative AI Needs Vigilant Data Cataloging and Governance

Our industry’s breathless hype about generative AI tends to overlook the stubborn challenge of data governance. In reality, many GenAI initiatives will fail unless companies properly govern the text files that feed the Read more…

Alation Turns to GenAI to Automate Data Governance Tasks

Alation is rolling out a new offering dubbed ALLIE AI that’s aimed at helping data stewards better organize data when it’s being ingested into the company, as well as to streamline and simplify how customers ultimate Read more…

Amazon DataZone Goes GA

AWS today announced that DataZone, the data management service it unveiled a year ago to streamline access to trusted data, is now open for business. The company has added several new features designed to improve user’ Read more…

Data Catalogs: Extreme Makeover Edition

Here’s the cold, hard truth: data catalogs don’t get most people excited. In fact, it’s kind of like going to the dentist; almost nobody likes doing it, but the alternative is worse. In other words, while most peop Read more…

Privacera Streamlines Data Access Control Decisions

To be data-driven, one needs access to data. That’s pretty obvious. But data also carries risk, which complicates the math. One vendor hoping to streamline the data access workflow and safely get more data into the han Read more…

Databricks Strings a Data Mesh with Lakehouse Federation

Databricks this week unveiled Lakehouse Federation, a set of new capabilities in its Unity Catalog that will enable its Delta Lake customers to access, govern, and process data residing outside of its lakehouse. The comp Read more…

Acryl Data Raises $21M in Bid to Unify Data Stack

Acryl Data, the company driving the open source data catalog called the DataHub Project, got a boost in its quest to unify the fragmented data stack today when it announced the completion of a $21 million Series A round. Read more…

The Semantic Layer Architecture: Where Business Intelligence is Truly Heading

The rise of cloud computing, data mesh, and especially data lakehouses all reflect the massive efforts to adopt architectures that will keep pace with the exponential of data constantly growing. But the industry is st Read more…

Wanted: An Integration Layer for Data Management That Actually Works

As data silos continues to expand and data management difficulties continue to compound, a consensus is starting to build that what the industry needs now is a standard, repeatable, and efficient way of managing all that Read more…

Starburst Bolsters Trino Platform as Datanova Begins

Starburst today rolled out a host of enhancements to its Trino-based analytics platform for the cloud, called Galaxy, including support for Python, new caching and indexing features, and a new data catalog. The company u Read more…

What Does It Mean for a Data Catalog to Be Powered by a Knowledge Graph?

In this article, I explain why the first app built on a knowledge graph should be an enterprise data catalog. I then clarify why any catalog equipped to grow, scale, and evolve with the modern data stack must be built on Read more…

ThinkData Works Brings Data Catalog to Google Cloud

You can now use the data catalog from ThinkData Works to explore and discover data you have stored on Google Cloud, the Toronto, Ontario-based SaaS provider announced today. In addition to catalog features, the offering Read more…

Cloud Migrations Negatively Impacting Data Estates, Capital One Says

We’re in the midst of a massive migration of data to the cloud at the moment, driven in large part by the promises of advanced analytics and AI and the competitive advantages they can bring. However, before getting thi Read more…

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