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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…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

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 cont 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…

Materialize, SQL Database Startup, Raises Cash

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 Read more…

Snowflake Extends Its Data Warehouse with Pipelines, Services

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 dat Read more…

The Shifting Landscape of Database Systems

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 d Read more…

Data.world Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

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 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…

Make it Automatic: Tuning SQL with AI

The database administrator (DBA) is typically tasked with making applications run more efficiently in order to meet service level agreements (SLAs) or just to ensure optimum user experience. From the users’ perspective Read more…

TigerGraph Extends GSQL Enhancements

Graph analytics is moving closer to the industry-standard SQL framework for accessing relational databases via enhancements such as those in TigerGraph Inc.’s query language, GSQL. Property graph query languages suc Read more…

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