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Cloud Databases Are Maturing Rapidly, Gartner Says

The mad dash to the cloud continues, but now we’re entering a maturation phase that’s bringing more advanced capabilities for both analytical and transactional workloads in the cloud, Gartner analysts wrote in their 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…

Is Big Data Dead? MotherDuck Raises $47M to Prove It

Big data is dead. Or so says MotherDuck, the builder of a serverless analytics platform based on DuckDB. The company’s founders say they learned from real-world users that a vast majority of workloads do not require th Read more…

StarTree Uncorks $47 Million for Pinot

StarTree, the commercial entity behind the distributed storage and analytics engine called Apache Pinot, has completed a Series B round of venture capital funding worth $47 million, the company announced today. Apache Read more…

StarRocks Brings Speedy OLAP Database to the Cloud

Companies that keep hitting their heads on performance limitations of existing analytics databases may want to check out the fast new cloud analytics offering rolled out today by StarRocks, the commercial entity backing Read more…

StarTree Keeps Real-Time Analytics Fresh with New Options for Pinot

Since it was created at LinkedIn in 2015, interest in Apache Pinot--the distributed storage and analytics engine for real-time analytics--has steadily grown. But over the past year, the number of downloads and active par Read more…

Sisu Nabs $62M to Grow Data Analytics Biz

Sisu Data, a spin-off of a Stanford DAWN project that’s bringing AI to bear on the “combinatorial explosion” of deciding which data variables to track, today announced that’s raised $62 million in a Series C roun Read more…

Is Now the Time for Database Virtualization?

Over the past 20 years, almost all elements of the IT stack have been virtualized. We have virtual storage, virtual networks, and virtual servers. But one part of the stack is conspicuously absent from the virtualization Read more…

Kyligence Doubles Down on Cubes in the Cloud

Multidimensional analysis, or the use of pre-computed OLAP cubes, used to be a primary method for quickly obtaining useful information from reams of data, but has largely fallen out of favor in the age of big data and bi Read more…

Building a Cost-Effective, High-Performing BI Ecosystem on the Cloud

The shift from on-premise environments to the cloud is happening at a tremendous pace. However, once enterprises move their data to the cloud and make it available to their business users, they face several challenges, s Read more…

Building a Cost-Effective, High-Performing BI Ecosystem on the Cloud

The shift from on-premise environments to the cloud is happening at a tremendous pace. However, once enterprises move their data to the cloud and make it available to their business users, they face several challenges, s Read more…

Building a Cost-Effective, High-Performing BI Ecosystem on the Cloud

The shift from on-premise environments to the cloud is happening at a tremendous pace. However, once enterprises move their data to the cloud and make it available to their business users, they face several challenges, s Read more…

Druid Developer Expands Query Options

The latest release of a real-time data analytics platform takes makes use of a new SQL feature in Apache Druid that combines data or rows from multiple tables based on common values. Imply, the real-time analytics sta Read more…

Kyligence Grows OLAP Business in the Cloud

Companies that need to analyze large amounts of data have many options available to them these days. One option they may want to be aware of is Kyligence, which develops a distributed OLAP query engine that can run on pr 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…

Druid Developer Ramps Cloud-Native Approach

A real-time analytics startup founded by the authors of the Apache Druid database have raised additional funding as they ramp up product development based on the open-source data store. Imply said it has raised $30 mi Read more…

Probing Data’s Middle Ground

The rise of data lakes has in the process of consolidating data exposed a gap between databases, files and other data repositories and the ability to view, analyze and leverage those data. Targeting that middle ground Read more…

The Critical Element for a Successful Digital Transformation? HTAP Powered by In-Memory Computing

Many of today’s digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives demand real-time analysis of data. For example, banks need to analyze transactions across their systems in real time to detect and Read more…

ScyllaDB Gives Cohabitation of OLAP and OLTP A Shot

ScyllaDB today announced the availability of a new feature of its Apache Cassandra-compatible database called "workload prioritization" that it says will eliminate the need for organizations to maintain separate database Read more…

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