Since I began covering the data and analytics space over a decade ago, it seems like everything has changed. Really, though, it's just a tech cycle repeating itself. Data is, and will be, a part of every such cycle.
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Idera's portfolio of dev tools has removed another independent BI provider from the market.
Firebolt, which emerged with its cloud data warehouse platform only 13 months ago, announces a Series C funding round. The company also has a new CTO: Mosha Pasumansky, a veteran of Microsoft, Google and the analytics world at large.
Databricks, the champion of data lakehouse technology and its open storage format underpinnings, announced it set a world record for a data warehouse performance benchmark.
Qlik, one of the original self-service BI players, has submitted a draft registration with the SEC related to a proposed public offering.
This year's predictions focus less on analytics technology per se and more on its application to address pandemic-driven phenomena.
Microsoft unveils new capabilities within Azure Synapse Analytics, Cosmos DB, and its stable of open source databases.
The new version of Microsoft's flagship database comes with a slew of cloud-oriented features, including integration with Azure SQL Database, Azure Synapse Analytics, and the Azure Purview data governance platform.
Notebooks, query/code generation and a Visual Studio Code add-in help turn application developers into time series data developers. It's an additional -- and important -- initiative in the open source data world's developer charm offensive.
Google Cloud BigQuery, Vertex AI, Spanner all see important enhancements. Tableau partnership and Google Earth Engine further enable analytics scenarios on Google Cloud.