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Matillion Rides Cloud ETL to $100 Million Round

Feb 16, 2021 |

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 Anglo-American company sees a clear path ahead to expand its cloud footprint and grow its data integration business around the world. Read more…

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

Feb 2, 2021 |

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. Read more…

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

Jan 18, 2021 |

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. Read more…

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

Jan 13, 2021 |

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. 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…

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…

DataRobot, Snowflake Expand AI Collaboration

Dec 9, 2020 |

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 announced last month and led by Altimeter Capital raised $270 million. 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…

AWS Bolsters Its Lakehouse

Dec 7, 2020 |

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. Read more…

Improve Data Warehouse Productivity by 400 Percent

Nov 23, 2020 |

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 investigations. Read more…