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Data Lake or Warehouse? Databricks Offers a Third Way

In the ongoing debate about where companies ought to store data they want to analyze – in a data warehouses or in data lake -- Databricks today unveiled a third way. With SQL Analytics, Databricks is building upon its Read more…

Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

Technology investors are betting emerging applications such as recommendation engines and supply chain logistics will further drive demand for real-time analytics. With more data in motion, cloud-native platforms that ca Read more…

3 Ways a Modular Data Warehouse Provides Scalable Analytics without the Big Price Tag

What happens to your planned analytics strategy when the world enters an economic downturn and the future is uncertain? Scaling back investments to maintain financial solvency can be a smart decision. However, abandoning Read more…

Snowflake Pops in ‘Largest Ever’ Software IPO

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 Read more…

CDO Stature Rises, But Data Strategies Fall Short

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 Read more…

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

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 Read more…

MongoDB Steps Up Game with MongoDB Cloud

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 At Read more…

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

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 n Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

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 con Read more…

Sisu Seeks to Answer Why

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. Desp Read more…

PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

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 aimin Read more…

Cloud GPUs Aimed at Data Scientists

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 Read more…

Telecom Enlists Data Warehouses for 5G

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 upgrad Read more…

5 Key Differences Between a Data Lake vs Data Warehouse

A data lake is not a direct replacement for a data warehouse; they are supplemental technologies that serve different use cases with some overlap. Most organizations that have a data lake will also have a data warehouse. Read more…

Databricks, Partners, Open a Unified ‘Lakehouse’

Coalescing around an open source storage layer, Databricks is pitching a new data management framework billed as combining the best attributes of data lakes and warehouses into what the company dubs a “lakehouse.” Read more…

MR3 Unleashes Hive on Kubernetes

Organizations that want to take advantage of the latest capabilities in Apache Hive but don’t want to deal with painful Hadoop upgrades or difficult LLAP configurations have another option in the form of MR3, a new exe Read more…

AtScale Tackles Data Engineering with Virtualization Software

It’s often the prep work in analytics that kills you. Before any analysis can be run, engineers must assemble, transform, and standardize the data. In a world where data silos are proliferating in the cloud, on premise Read more…

Best Practices for Wrangling Data on your Cloud Data Lake or Data Warehouse

To get the most value from your investment in a cloud data warehouse or data lake, your organization must break through the biggest bottleneck to analytics and AI: data wrangling. To do so successfully, organizations sho Read more…

The Data Nerds Have Won

The data is in and the results are clear: The data nerds have won. That's the consensus emerging from Looker's user conference in San Francisco this week, where hundreds of data professionals congregated to extend their Read more…

Microsoft Aims for Data Analytics Unification with ‘Synapse’

Microsoft took a big step toward unifying disparate analytic toolsets and functions this week with the launch of Synapse Analytics, an ambitious new cloud-hosted offering that seeks to bring together the separate worlds Read more…

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