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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…

CDO Stature Rises, But Data Strategies Fall Short

Aug 19, 2020 |

The role of chief data officers (CDO) is expanding as companies look to unlock value in their vast stores of customer and other data, Still, many CDOs still face a misalignment between goals and priorities, a new vendor study funds. 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…

MongoDB Steps Up Game with MongoDB Cloud

Jun 9, 2020 |

First there was Atlas, MongoDB’s hosted database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering for public clouds. Now the company is launching MongoDB Cloud, an amalgamation of a range of MongoDB products and services that includes Atlas, the ability to query S3 data, synchronization with mobile databases, and more. Read more…

Credit Union Finds ‘Sound’ Use for Analytics Amid COVID-19 Chaos

Jun 5, 2020 |

When the state of Washington imposed stay-at-home orders in early March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, it upended life for millions of people. Many businesses in the area simply closed, but thanks to a newly implemented data warehousing and analytics system, Sound Credit Union crafted a strategy that not only helped its customers, but also kept workers employed. Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Jun 2, 2020 |

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the concept one step further with the introduction of a data cloud, which the company is positioning as a one-stop shop where organizations can execute a full range of data-oriented tasks – not just data warehousing and SQL analytics, but also machine learning, data engineering, and monetization of third-party data. Read more…

Sisu Seeks to Answer Why

May 18, 2020 |

In a typical business, analysts are tasked with using data to finding answers to questions. They’ll often use a BI tool to explore and query data stored in analytical database to figure out why something happened. Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Apr 27, 2020 |

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics.

For example, Swarm64 is aiming its database acceleration software at open source PostgreSQL deployments that, despite their popularity, fall short when it comes to analytics and data warehousing. Read more…

Cloud GPUs Aimed at Data Scientists

Apr 23, 2020 |

Core Scientific, an AI and cloud infrastructure vendor, is teaming with GPU-accelerated analytics specialist SQream Technologies to deliver what the partners tout as a “GPU Cloud for Data Scientists.”

The goal of the collaboration is accelerating data analytics using GPUs for machine and deep learning. Read more…

Telecom Enlists Data Warehouses for 5G

Mar 20, 2020 |

As hyper-scalers brace for the next waves of data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) deployments and wider 5G network pipes, data warehouse vendors are partnering with the telecommunications industry looking to upgrade their data analytics and machine learning capabilities. Read more…

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