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Starburst Announces New Data Product Functionality

Starburst has announced enhanced functionality for its Data Products software with new cross-cloud analytics capabilities for Starburst Enterprise customers. The new capabilities are supported by Starburst Stargate, a Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: August 2022 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Data Mesh: What’s In It For The Business?

Chief Data Officers view their company’s business strategy through a data-tinted lens. As a CDO, I was focused on delivering data-driven business outcomes (value) through a sustainable data foundation (culture and gove Read more…

Starburst Acquires Fellow Trino Supplier, Varada

Starburst solidified its position in the market for next-gen data analytics engines yesterday with the acquisition of Varada, a former competitor that developed and sold an analytics engine based on Presto. Terms of the Read more…

ThoughtSpot Prepares for Next Decade of Data

ThoughtSpot turns 10 next month, a birthday that seems at odds with the enormous changes the data analytics company has lived through the past three years. Here at its Beyond 2022 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thought Read more…

Google Cloud Opens Door to the Lakehouse with BigLake

Google Cloud made its way into the lakehouse arena today with the launch of Big Lake, a new storage engine that melds the governance of its data warehousing offering, BigQuery, with the flexibility of open data formats a Read more…

Starburst Nabs $250M for Open Analytics on Data Mesh

Starburst today announced the completion of a $250 million Series D round of financing that values the analytics company at $3.35 billion. It also unveiled new product feature as it kicked off its virtual Datanova: Data Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: December 2021 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Starburst Unveils Cross-Cloud Analytics Service

Starburst today announced that users of its managed analytics service, Galaxy, can now access and analyze data residing in AWS, GCP, and Azure with a single query. This is an industry first for a managed service, the com Read more…

One on One with Google Cloud Product Director Irina Farooq

In May, Google Cloud announced Dataplex, its entry into the world of data fabrics. Datanami recently caught up with Irina Farooq, who joined Google Cloud as director of product management of smart analytics at Google Clo Read more…

This Just In

Original Presto Co-Creators Reunite on the Starburst Technical Leadership Team

Sep 22, 2020 |

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 22 2020 — Starburst today announced that Eric Hwang is joining its engineering team as a Distinguished Engineer. This important milestone in the history of open source Presto reunites the four individuals who created Presto while at Facebook. Read more…

Starburst Announces ‘Future-Proof Hadoop’ Q2 Software Release

Jul 22, 2020 |

BOSTON, July 22, 2020 – Starburst, the Presto company, today announced core features in the Q2 release of Starburst Enterprise Presto 338-e geared towards helping the Hadoop community future-proof their data currently in Hadoop, offering consistent data access for companies preparing to migrate to cloud object storage. Read more…

Starburst Data Announces $42M in Series B Funding

Jun 16, 2020 |

BOSTON, June 16, 2020 — Starburst, the Presto company, announced $42 million in Series B financing to unlock the value of data by helping teams access it anywhere. Read more…

Starburst Announces Software Release Boosting Presto Security and Performance

Apr 7, 2020 |

BOSTON, April 7, 2020 – Starburst, the Presto company, announced core features in the Q1 release of Starburst Enterprise Presto, as well as Presto version 332, that significantly bolster Presto performance, security, and value for the data science community. Read more…

Starburst Announces Free Software to Accelerate COVID-19 Data Discovery, Analytics

Mar 17, 2020 |

BOSTON, March 17, 2020 – Starburst announced a free offer aimed at helping healthcare professionals stop the spread of COVID-19. The offer is available for the duration of 2020 and is specifically for universities, hospitals, and healthcare research organizations, including Government and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) who have teams dedicated to analyzing COVID-19 data.

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