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Knowi Aims to ‘Elevate’ Answers Within Slack

Jan 12, 2021 |

Business intelligence software company Knowi today launched Elevate, a new offering that’s designed to help non-technical users ask questions of data through the company’s unified analytics platform. The software uses natural language processing (NLP) and works within Slack, providing a Google-like experience atop a variety of disparate data sources. Read more…

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…

Presto Poised for a Breakout Year as Data Explosion Continues

Jan 5, 2021 |

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 data stored across on-prem and cloud locations, as well as vendors selling Presto software and services. Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

Jan 4, 2021 |

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will continue in 2021. 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…

Materialize, SQL Database Startup, Raises Cash

Nov 30, 2020 |

Streaming data continues to enter the mainstream, its further adoption hindered primarily by the inability to run complex queries on multiple streams of data along with other engineering tradeoffs.

Startups seeking to make it easier to run those queries on streaming platforms without current tradeoffs are attracting financial backing as standard SQL frameworks emerge. Read more…

Snowflake Extends Its Data Warehouse with Pipelines, Services

Nov 17, 2020 |

Customers running atop Snowflake’s cloud data warehouse soon will find new functionality, including the ability to build ETL data pipelines in Python, as well as the ability to expose pre-built analytic routines as data services. Read more…

The Shifting Landscape of Database Systems

Nov 5, 2020 |

3T Software Labs, the company behind the MongoDB NoSQL database tool Studio 3T, has released its 2020 MongoDB Trends Report. The report, which is compiled from four years of interviews and surveys with more than 18,000 data professionals, highlights the shifting landscape of SQL, NoSQL, and multi-model database implementations among their users. Read more…

Data.world Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

Sep 16, 2020 |

What is a data catalog? If you answered that it’s simply an index that tells you where to find data, then Brett Hurt would like a word with you. As the co-founder and CEO of data.world, Hurt is looking to redefine what is a data catalog. Read more…

How Facebook Accelerates SQL at Extreme Scale

Aug 31, 2020 |

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 its massive data architecture to speed up queries, while maintaining the separation of compute and storage. Read more…

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