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Databricks Bolsters Governance and Secure Sharing in the Lakehouse

Data governance is one of the four pillars necessary for the future of AI, along with past-looking analytics, future-looking AI, and real-time decision-making. To that end, Databricks rolled out several new governance ca Read more…

Databricks Opens Up Its Delta Lakehouse at Data + AI Summit

Databricks, which had faced criticism of running a closed lakehouse, is open sourcing most of the technology behind Delta Lake, including its APIs, with the launch of Delta Lake 2.0. That was one of a number of announcem Read more…

Ahana Launches ‘Forever Free’ Presto Service, Series A Top-Off

Ahana today announced a free version of its hosted Presto service that can run on a six-node EC2 cluster indefinitely. It also added another $7.2 million to its previously announced Series A round, giving the startup mor Read more…

Will the Data Lakehouse Lead to Warehouse-Style Lock-In?

Lakehouse architectures are gaining steam as a preferred method for doing big data analytics in the cloud, thanks to the way they blend traditional data warehousing concepts with today’s cloud tech. But could lakehouse 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…

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…

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…

HPE Adds Lakehouse to GreenLake, Targets Databricks

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery. But if you’re Databricks, you might not be too flattered by HPE, which today announced Ezmeral Unified Analytics, a new lakehouse offering based on Spark and Databricks 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…

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…

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…

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…

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platfo Read more…

Databricks Now on Google Cloud

Databricks customers can now run their big data applications on Google Cloud, the companies announced today. The move gives Databricks’ customers another public cloud option besides Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Servi Read more…

Databricks Edges Closer to IPO with $1B Round

Lending credence to reports that it’s readying an initial stock offering later this year, Databricks announced the close of a stunning $1 billion funding round, boosting the AI platform vendor’s market valuation nort 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…

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…

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