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Fivetran Raises $565 Million, Buys CDC Vendor HVR

Fivetran took a big step into the world of enterprise data integration today when it announced an Andreessen Horowitz-led $565 million round of financing and plans to acquire change data capture (CDC) vendor HVR for $700 Read more…

Matillion Raises $150M in Quest to Turn Raw Data Ore Into Informational Steel

ETL vendor Matillion is riding high today after unveiling another nine-digit round of funding, this one a $150 million Series E round to go along with the $100 million Series D round earlier this year. Flush with capital 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…

Hands-Off: Manual Data Integration Tasks Plummeting, Gartner Says

While the need to integrate data has never been greater, the addition of machine learning and other forms of automation is driving a large reduction in the amount of manual data management tasks that human workers are re Read more…

How Cloud-Native ELT Helps Data Teams Thrive in the Lakehouse

An interesting thing has happened with the rise of cloud data platforms. While our data warehouses and data lakes modernized and moved to the cloud, most ETL platforms did not. Traditional ETL solutions have capabilit Read more…

Databricks Unveils Data Sharing, ETL, and Governance Solutions

Databricks’ primary objective is to build the world’s first enterprise AI platform, which is a noble goal and a work in process. But first things being first, the data is a mess, and it needs some work. To that end, Read more…

50 Years Of ETL: Can SQL For ETL Be Replaced?

It’s hard to imagine data warehousing without ETL (extract, transformation, and load).  For decades, analysts and engineers have embraced no-code ETL solutions for increased maintainability. Does this mean that Struct Read more…

Future Proofing Data Pipelines

Data pipelines are critical structures for moving data from its source to a destination. For decades, companies have used data pipelines to move information, such as from transactional with analytic systems. However, as Read more…

8 Key Considerations for Embarking on a Data Integrity Journey

Modern enterprises are reliant on data, and as the volume of it increases, making that data useful is absolutely critical. However, more data also means the likelihood of incomplete, inconsistent data sets is on the rise Read more…

Why AI Is Failing for Enterprises: Predetermination Bias

Our best practices for managing data are ancient. Literally. For tens of thousands of years we’ve managed the future by predetermining the resources we think we’ll need, limiting our futures to what we can foresee Read more…

The ‘Rage Design’ Behind Flatfile’s Onboarding Success

David Boskovic was excited to join a company called Envoy back in 2016. He had worked with B2B startups since he was 18, and was looking forward to helping another tech startup scale an idea. But that excitement turned t Read more…

AWS Tackles Real-Time Data Transformation with S3 Object Lambda

Cloud object stores like S3 have become the default storage repository for many companies. But operational challenges arise when one tries to use a single object store as a universal repository for multiple applications, Read more…

Informatica Accelerates DataOps with Spark, GPUs

Informatica today announced that customers can see up to a 5x performance boost for ETL and data management workloads when they run them under its new cloud-based data integration engine that’s powered by Apache Spark Read more…

Precisely to Expand M&A After Being Acquired in $3.5 Billion Deal

Precisely, previously known as Syncsort, will be acquired by Clearlake Capital and TA Associates in a deal that values the data integrity company at $3.5 billion, it was announced this week. Precisely says the deal will Read more…

Ataccama Puts Its Name on the Data Map

When Roman Kucera joined Ataccama over a decade go, the company had a single product: a data quality tool. Today, Kucera is the CTO, and Ataccama sells a range of products, including a data catalog, ETL, MDM, and data go Read more…

Matillion Rides Cloud ETL to $100 Million Round

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 Read more…

Octopai Brings ETL Reverse-Engineering Tool to Azure Data Factory

If you want to make good data-driven decisions, it’s critical for your data to be as accurate as possible. But ensuring the accuracy of data can be a difficult task in large enterprise environments with thousands of co Read more…

Cloud Is the New Center of Gravity for Data Warehousing

The great migration of data into the cloud didn’t start in 2020, but it certainly accelerated throughout the year. And according to a new survey from IDG, the overwhelming majority of companies are planning to expand t Read more…

AWS Bolsters Its Lakehouse

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. If you think Read more…

Optimizing AI and Deep Learning Performance

As AI and deep learning uses skyrocket, organizations are finding they are running these systems on similar resource as they do with high-performance computing (HPC) systems – and wondering if this is the path to peak Read more…

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