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Putting Your Data On the Table

One of the big breakthroughs in data engineering over the past seven to eight years is the emergence of table formats. Typically layered atop column-oriented Parquet files, table formats like Apache Iceberg, Delta, and A Read more…

Are Databases Becoming Just Query Engines for Big Object Stores?

Object storage is winning the battle for big data storage in such a convincing fashion that database makers are beginning to cede data storage to object storage vendors and concentrating instead on optimizing their SQL q Read more…