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Dremio Officially a ‘Unicorn’ As it Reaches $1B Valuation

Jan 6, 2021 |

The explosion of data lake analytics in the cloud has been good for Dremio, which today announced the completion of a $135-million Series D round. The company’s valuation has more than doubled in the past year to $1 billion, putting the company in rarified “unicorn” status. Read more…

Ahana Goes GA with Presto on AWS

Dec 9, 2020 |

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 for Presto on AWS. Read more…

Will the Presto Community Ever Be United Again?

Jul 7, 2020 |

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. Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Jun 2, 2020 |

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the concept one step further with the introduction of a data cloud, which the company is positioning as a one-stop shop where organizations can execute a full range of data-oriented tasks – not just data warehousing and SQL analytics, but also machine learning, data engineering, and monetization of third-party data. Read more…

Alluxio Looks to Bring Data Closer to Presto Engine

Feb 20, 2020 |

Alluxio, the cloud data orchestration specialist, is the latest vendor to join the Presto Foundation, which is shepherding the popular open source distributed SQL query engine.

Presto was launched by Facebook (NASDAQ: Read more…

Google Advances Data Set Search Tool

Jan 27, 2020 |

A new, granular search engine released by Google Research indexes nearly 25 million web-based data sets, allowing users to filter searches based on data type, location and terms of usage. Read more…

Presto Moves Under Linux Umbrella

Sep 23, 2019 |

An SQL query engine developed by Facebook and moved earlier this year to a non-profit development group is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation.

The new Presto Foundation is seen as a way to scale the popular distributed SQL query engine launched by Facebook engineers in 2012 as a follow-on to Apache Hive. Read more…

GitHub Hardens Supply Chain with a Query Engine

Sep 20, 2019 |

The GitHub code repository hosting service has moved to shore up its supply chain with a deal to acquire Semmle, creator of a semantic code analysis engine that allows developers to scan large codebases for vulnerabilities. Read more…

Actian Stages Comeback With Hybrid Database

Apr 18, 2017 |

Actian Corp., which reportedly dropped out of the analytical database market last fall, is making a comeback with the release of a hybrid database that combines transaction processing with its analytics query engine

Actian, Palo Alto, Calif., this week rolled out its hybrid platform dubbed Actian X billed as a native database that merges the company’s Ingres OLTP database with its Vector X-100 analytics query engine. Read more…

Graph Query Engine Claims Record

Dec 9, 2016 |

Cambridge Semantics, the graph-based provider of analytics and data management services, claimed a benchmark record this week for database query performance running on a public cloud platform.

The Boston-based analytics vendor said Wednesday (Dec. Read more…

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