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Cockroach Labs Is the Latest Data Unicorn

Jan 12, 2021 |

Cockroach Labs develops a distributed SQL database that’s designed to survive the type of disasters that would kill everything but the lowly cockroach. That work has now garnered it the title of unicorn, as the company today completed a $160 million round of funding at a $2 billion valuation. Read more…

Cockroach Snags $87 million to Grow Cloud Database Biz

May 5, 2020 |

Cockroach Labs founder and CEO Spencer Kimball has a gaudy goal: to have CockroachDB power the next generation of Ubers and Googles. With today’s $86.6 million Series D funding round complete, he’s one step closer to reaching that goal. Read more…

Snowflake Cashes In on Shift to Cloud Data Warehousing

Feb 10, 2020 |

If the amount of Snowflake’s latest funding round is any indication, the migration of analytics workloads to the cloud is an increasingly safe bet.

The cloud data warehouse pioneer announced a huge $479 million funding round this week led by San Francisco-based Dragoneer Investment Group. Read more…

SQL Database Adds GDPR Compliance Tools

Apr 5, 2018 |

The big data startup Cockroach Labs is itself targeting startups and multinational companies hustling to comply with pending European data governance rules with a new version of its open-source SQL database. Read more…

MapD Upgrades GPU-Based Database Performance

Apr 28, 2017 |

The latest version of MapD Technologies’ flagship database and visualization platform reemphasizes GPU acceleration as a means of scaling data volumes and boosting query performance to “hundreds of billions of rows.” Read more…

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