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Databricks Claims 30x Advantage in the Lakehouse, But Does It Hold Water?

Databricks CEO Ali Ghodsi turned some heads last week with a bold claim: Customers can get 30x price-performance advantage over Snowflake when running SQL queries in a lakehouse setup. However, Snowflake waved off the st Read more…

Inside the Modern Data Stack

If you’ve heard about something called “the modern data stack,” then you’re not alone. Google returns 489 million results for that search, if that’s a measure of anything anymore. While the modern data stack do Read more…

Five Ways Big Data Projects Can Go Wrong (And What You Can Do About Them)

So your big data project isn’t panning out the way you wanted? You’re not alone. The poor success rate of big data projects has been a persistent theme over the past 10 years, and the same types of struggles are show Read more…

Google Cloud Opens Door to the Lakehouse with BigLake

Google Cloud made its way into the lakehouse arena today with the launch of Big Lake, a new storage engine that melds the governance of its data warehousing offering, BigQuery, with the flexibility of open data formats a Read more…

Lakehouse Update a Warehouse Killer, Dremio Says

Dremio co-founder and Chief Product Officer Tomer Shiran says the data lakehouse architecture updates it announced today at the start of its Subsurface Winter Live conference--including a 60% faster query engine, a new d Read more…

Teradata Puts New Cloud Architecture to the 1,000-Node Test

Teradata says the recent 1,000-node test that it ran on AWS not only shows the scale that its new cloud architecture can achieve, but also demonstrates the analytic flexibility required by its new target market, the Glob Read more…

Databricks Releases Lakehouse for Financial Services

Databricks first launched its lakehouse architecture in 2017, combining elements of data warehouses, data lakes, and streaming data analytics in a move that has paid off—literally and figuratively—in ensuing years as Read more…

Onehouse Emerges from Stealth to Deliver Data Lakes in ‘Months, Not Years’

Onehouse, a data lakehouse management company, has emerged from stealth today with $8 million in seed funding from investment firms Greylock Ventures and Addition. Onehouse’s cloud-native managed lakehouse service i Read more…

Dremio is Swimming Laps Around the Data Lake with $160M Series E, $2B Valuation

SQL analytics engine provider Dremio announced it has closed a $160 million Series E round. Led by Adams Street Partners, the new funding brings the company’s valuation to $2 billion.  Dremio plans to use the new i Read more…

The Upcoming Year in Big Data: A 2022 Preview

The world of big data is a never-ending roller coaster of new technologies, new techniques, and an ever-growing tsunami of data. As we roll into 2022, we turn to the community of big data practitioners and solution provi Read more…

Databricks SQL Now GA, Bringing Traditional BI to the Lakehouse

Companies that want to run traditional enterprise BI workloads but don’t want to involve a traditional data warehouse may be interested in the new Databricks SQL service that became generally available yesterday. Th Read more…

Starburst Unveils Cross-Cloud Analytics Service

Starburst today announced that users of its managed analytics service, Galaxy, can now access and analyze data residing in AWS, GCP, and Azure with a single query. This is an industry first for a managed service, the com Read more…

Cloud Data Warehouse Migration a Group Effort for UK’s Co-op

It’s not unheard of for customers to spend several years and tens of millions of dollars trying to migrate from one data warehouse to another. It’s also not uncommon for these exercises to fail. But for the Co-op Gro Read more…

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…

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