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In Search of the Modern Data Stack

The modern data stack is many things to many people. It’s multi-cloud! It’s the data mesh! It’s BI plus AI! To get a better visibility into just what the modern data stack is, how it’s evolving, and why it all ma Read more…

Databricks Sees Lakehouse Validation in $1.6 Billion Round

Databricks today announced a $1.6 billion Series H round of venture capital funding at a $38 billion valuation. The company says the new money validates its lakehouse approach to big data architecture, which blends the q Read more…

Teradata: We’ve Outsourced Some Hardware Support for Years

Teradata has outsourced technical support for its on-prem data warehouses to IBM, according to a report in The Register today. Teradata neither confirmed nor denied the report, but told Datanami that it has outsourced "e Read more…

The Data Mesh Emerges In Pursuit of Data Harmony

The data mesh is a new concept that’s emerging in big data circles. Similar in some respects to data fabrics, the data mesh provides a way to reconcile and hopefully overcome the challenges posed by previous data archi Read more…

Presto the Future of Open Data Analytics, Foundation Says

The openness of Presto, its adherence to standard SQL, and the ubiquity and performance of modern cloud storage have combined to put Presto in the driver’s seat of the big data analytics stack for the foreseeable futur Read more…

Lakehouses Prevent Data Swamps, Bill Inmon Says

Bill Inmon, who’s widely known as the father of the data warehouse, shared a warning for data-loving organizations at the recent Data + AI Summit: If you don’t adopt the precepts of the data lake house, you run the r Read more…

Do Customers Want Open Data Platforms?

Snowflake turned some heads in the big data market with recent blog posts and articles that cast doubt on the benefits of open data architectures. Customers should “choose open wisely,” the data warehouse giant says, Read more…

DBHawk Enjoys Growth in the Cloud

The cloud has become the default deployment option for databases in 2021, giving companies more ways to store their data. This cloud migration is proving to be a boon for DataSparc and its DBHawk tool, which lets users a Read more…

Drowning In a Data Lake? Gartner Analyst Offers a Life Preserver

Gartner this week convened its annual Data and Analytics Summit Americas conference, which was held online again due to the coronavirus pandemic. From the role of AI in data management to avoiding data lake failures, Gar 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…

Matillion Rides Cloud ETL to $100 Million Round

Buoyed by 400 enterprise customers in the Snowflake data warehouse alone, ETL provider Matillion has been on a roll, with growth accelerating into the second half of 2020. With today’s $100 million Series D round, the Read more…

He Couldn’t Beat Teradata. Now He’s Its CEO

When Steve McMillan worked in IBM Global Services, he oversaw the outsourcing of nearly every major piece of a large global financial services firm’s IT stack with Big Blue products. But there was one component that he Read more…

Data Management Self Service is Key for Data Engineers–And Their Business

In a post-COVID-19 world, remote access has rapidly emerged as the new normal, for every organization. The shift to a remote-first world was already well underway. In fact, in 2019, 54% of U.S. workers reported working r Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouses and Cloud Data Lakes: There’s No Need to Choose

Particularly with the industry spotlight on Snowflake following its recent IPO, there’s no shortage of discussion right now around cloud data warehouses, cloud data lakes, and how the two overlap – or don’t. For ma 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…

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…

DataRobot, Snowflake Expand AI Collaboration

DataRobot announced more late-round investments this week along with an expanded partnership with big data leader Snowflake Inc. that would extend the reach of its enterprise AI platform. A Series F funding round anno 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…

AWS Bolsters Its Lakehouse

Amazon Web Services wants you to create data silos to ensure you get the best performance when processing data. AWS also wants to help unify your data to ensure that insights don’t fall between the cracks. If you think Read more…

Improve Data Warehouse Productivity by 400 Percent

Just the Facts Ma'am My first thought was to look toward Sargent Joe Friday from the 1950’s TV show “Dragnet.” He used the phrase "All we want are the facts,” when questioning witnesses during his investigatio Read more…

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