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Data Labs Look to Boost ‘Data Fluency’

Mar 1, 2021 |

As the role of the data scientist expands, so too does the “data lab” product category which seeks to merge data science with the enterprise plumbing required for data-driven decision-making. Read more…

Prophecy Spins Up Low-Code Data Pipeline Tool

Feb 24, 2021 |

In recent years, the shortage of data engineers has at times exceeded the shortage of data scientists. To help close the gap, a Silicon Valley startup called Prophecy today unveiled a low-code data engineering tool that enables users to build Spark-based data pipelines in a drag-and-drop manner. Read more…

2021: The Year of the Feature Store

Jan 19, 2021 |

Don’t look now, but feature stores–systems for developing, maintaining, and monitoring the data features used by machine learning algorithms for training and inference–are popping up all around us. Amazon Web Services rolled out a feature store last month, and Splice Machine unveiled its offering today, and more are expected to join the race. 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 Transformer Fishtown Raises Funds

Nov 11, 2020 |

Fishtown Analytics, the data engineering tool startup, announced a $29.5 funding round this week to be used for further development of its open source analytics engineering tool.

The Series B round was led by Sequoia Capital along with existing investors Andreesen Horowitz and Amplify Partners. Read more…

Zaloni Pivots to DataOps

Oct 8, 2020 |

Zaloni once was focused on helping customers to manage data in Hadoop. But under new CEO Susan Cook, the company has broadened its scope and is now aiming to help customers manage the entire supply chain of data, or what some are now calling DataOps. Read more…

Fivetran Launches Pay-As-You-Go Option for ETL

Sep 14, 2020 |

Fivetran wants to make it “stupidly simple” for customers to load data into cloud data warehouses, and judging from the company’s rapid growth, it seems to be working. Last week, the extract, transformation, and load (ETL) service company doubled-down on the simplicity mantra with a new plan that lets data customers pay by the sip. Read more…

Snowflake to Make it SNOW on NYSE

Aug 25, 2020 |

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: Read more…

Planning an ETL Proof of Concept? Here Is What You Need to Consider

Aug 18, 2020 |

Picture this: You are trying to track the sentiment of your product using first-party customer data, social data, and social listening data to determine the success of a new feature. Read more…

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

Aug 13, 2020 |

The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there’s plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball has completed its migration to Google Big Query. Read more…

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