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Snowflake to Make it SNOW on NYSE

Aug 25, 2020 |

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Snowflake confidentially filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday, the Silicon Valley-based cloud data warehousing company made it official: Read more…

New Teradata Focuses on Answers, Not Analytics

Oct 9, 2018 |

Teradata shook up its 39-year-old business this week with a new logo, a new global headquarters, a new suite of software, and a promise to deliver “answers” to customers, not more analytics. Read more…

Is GOLAP the Next Wave for Big Data Warehousing?

Aug 9, 2018 |

The 1990s and 2000s saw the rise of the relational databases for transaction processing (OLTP) as well as analytical processing (OLAP). As the volume and variety of data explodes in the 2010s, database experts are looking to parallel graph analytic database– what some are calling GOLAP data warehouses — Read more…

Google’s BigQuery Gaining Steam As Cloud Warehouse Wars Heat Up

Apr 24, 2018 |

Amazon Redshift may dominate the nascent cloud data warehouse category, but anecdotal evidence suggests Google BigQuery is catching on quickly – and offerings from Microsoft, SnowFlake, and others aren’t far behind. Read more…

Databricks Puts ‘Delta’ at the Confluence of Lakes, Streams, and Warehouses

Oct 25, 2017 |

Databricks today launched a new managed cloud offering called Delta that seeks to combine the advantages of MPP data warehouses, Hadoop data lakes, and streaming data analytics in a unifying platform designed to let users analyze their freshest data without incurring enormous complexity and costs. Read more…

Amazon Fills a Big Data Hole with Athena

Oct 17, 2017 |

Less than a year ago, Amazon launched a new big data database named Athena. Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy framed the announcement around the theme of giving enterprises “superpowers.” Yet as we approach the soon-to-be one-year anniversary of the database, a couple of questions arise: Read more…

Cloud In, Hadoop Out as Hot Repository for Big Data

Oct 9, 2017 |

If you’re in charge of architecting a big data strategy for your organization, you have a lot of tough decisions to make. One of the easiest, however, may be to use cloud repositories to store and process the biggest sets of data instead of Hadoop — Read more…

MariaDB Takes On Teradata, Vertica with Column Store

Dec 14, 2016 |

Look out, Teradata and HPE Vertica: There’s a new MPP player in town. MariaDB today announced that it’s added a column store to its popular relational database, thereby enabling it to efficiently run a whole new class of petabyte-scale analytical queries that had previously been the domain of propriety offerings. Read more…

Kognitio Pivots SQL Data Warehouse Into Hadoop

Oct 6, 2016 |

If you’re in the market for a SQL-on-Hadoop solution, you have many options to consider. And now that Kognitio has adapted its proven massively parallel processing (MPP) in-memory SQL database to run under YARN and MapReduce, you now have one more. Read more…

Where Does InfiniDB Go From Here?

Mar 5, 2015 |

Last September, the company behind InfiniDB, Calpont, went out of business. Up stepped MariaDB, the company behind the open source relational database, to serve as a steward for the product and provide support to customers. Read more…

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