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Yugabyte Raises More Funds, Announces Acquisition

Yugabyte, the distributed SQL database vendor, closed its second funding round in the last nine months while expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region with an acquisition. The five-year-old startup announced a Read more…

Database Shift to the Edge Accelerates

As edge devices generate ever-larger data quantities, data management specialists are offering new frameworks to reduce reliance on cloud services by embedding intelligence to perform storage and analysis locally. To Read more…

Cockroach Labs Is the Latest Data Unicorn

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 Read more…

Cockroach Snags $87 million to Grow Cloud Database Biz

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 Read more…

Snowflake Cashes In on Shift to Cloud Data Warehousing

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 fund Read more…

SQL Database Adds GDPR Compliance Tools

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. The 2.0 v Read more…

MapD Upgrades GPU-Based Database Performance

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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