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Starburst Nabs $250M for Open Analytics on Data Mesh

Starburst today announced the completion of a $250 million Series D round of financing that values the analytics company at $3.35 billion. It also unveiled new product feature as it kicked off its virtual Datanova: Data Read more…

Kubernetes Adoption Widespread for Big Data, But Monitoring and Tuning Are Issues, Survey Finds

Kubernetes may be a complex piece of software that can be difficult to monitor and manage. But the benefits of running applications in the popular container orchestration system appear to outweigh the disadvantages, beca Read more…

Starburst Unveils Cross-Cloud Analytics Service

Starburst today announced that users of its managed analytics service, Galaxy, can now access and analyze data residing in AWS, GCP, and Azure with a single query. This is an industry first for a managed service, the com Read more…

Alluxio Nabs $50M, Preps for Growth in Data Orchestration

Data orchestration software provider Alluxio today announced the close of an oversubscribed $50-million Series C round, which its CEO plans to spend on a global expansion. It also launched version 2.7 of its software, wh Read more…

A Peek at the Future of the Open Data Architecture

Hadoop may have fizzled out as a data platform, but it laid the groundwork for an open data architecture that continues to grow and evolve today, largely in the cloud. We got a peek at the future of this open data archit Read more…

Ahana Grabs $20M to Grow Presto Biz

Presto startup Ahana today announced the completion of its Series A round led by Third Point Ventures, netting it $20 million in capital to grow its data lake analytics business, which currently runs on AWS but will be e Read more…

Starburst Backs Data Mesh Architecture

The emerging data mesh architecture has the potential to keep AI and analytics projects moving forward even as data storage and processing continues to disperse far and wide. One independent backer of the data mesh conce Read more…

Presto the Future of Open Data Analytics, Foundation Says

The openness of Presto, its adherence to standard SQL, and the ubiquity and performance of modern cloud storage have combined to put Presto in the driver’s seat of the big data analytics stack for the foreseeable futur Read more…

ChaosSearch Widens the Zone for Data Lake Analytics

When ChaosSearch emerged from stealth last year, its mantra was all about enabling customers to run log analytics on massive amounts of data in Amazon S3 using familiar tools, like Kibana. With today’s update, the comp Read more…

Aerospike Turbocharges Spark ML Training with Pushdown Processing

Companies that need to access a lot of data in a hurry, such as retraining a machine learning model in Spark, have traditionally had to move that data from the edge to a central repository, such as a cloud data lake. But Read more…

Cloud Data Warehousing: Understanding Your Options

Cloud data warehouses have emerged as the go-to repositories for amassing huge amounts of data and running advanced analytics and AI upon it. This is great news for customers, who no longer must worry about provisioning Read more…

Starburst Galaxy Manages Presto in the Cloud

The beta release of high-flying Starburst’s first managed analytics service targets the enterprise migration to multi-cloud deployments that bring with them new data access challenges. Starburst, a backer of the ope Read more…

Aerospike’s Presto Connector Goes Live

Aerospike’s connector to the Presto SQL query engine is transitioning from beta to general availability, the real-time NoSQL database vendor said this week. Presto, the highly parallel and distributed SQL query engi Read more…

Starburst Rides Presto to a $1.2B Valuation

Starburst today announced the completion of a $100 million Series C round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. With a $1.2 billion valuation and $164 million in total funding, Starburst, which is a big backer of the op Read more…

Presto Poised for a Breakout Year as Data Explosion Continues

Presto, the federated SQL query engine developed at Facebook as a follow-on to Apache Hive, appears to be on the cusp of breaking out in a big way. That’s good news for customers who want to analyze a wide variety of d Read more…

LinkedIn’s Translation Engine Linked to Presto

An SQL translation engine unveiled this week by LinkedIn is integrated with other open-source SQL query engines like Presto in a combination aimed at bulging data lakes. The Microsoft unit’s Coral engine handles ana Read more…

Ahana Goes GA with Presto on AWS

Organizations that want to analyze massive amounts of data stored in S3 and other cloud repositories may be interested in Ahana, which today announced the general availability of the first cloud-native managed service fo Read more…

How Facebook Accelerates SQL at Extreme Scale

Serving SQL queries on a petabyte of data is one thing, but delivering it at Facebook’s scale is something else entirely. Earlier this year, the social media giant implemented the Alluxio distributed file system into i Read more…

To Centralize or Not to Centralize Your Data–That Is the Question

Should you strive to centralize your data, or leave it scattered about? It seems like it should be a simple question, but it’s actually a tough one to answer, particularly because it has so many ramifications for how d Read more…

Will the Presto Community Ever Be United Again?

If you haven’t noticed yet, there’s drama in Presto-land. There are now two versions of the open source SQL query engine, PrestoDB and PrestoSQL, and each of them have different software foundations behind them. The Read more…

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