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.
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Microsoft unveils new capabilities within Azure Synapse Analytics, Cosmos DB, and its stable of open source databases.
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Qlik, one of the original self-service BI players, has submitted a draft registration with the SEC related to a proposed public offering.
Google Cloud BigQuery, Vertex AI, Spanner all see important enhancements. Tableau partnership and Google Earth Engine further enable analytics scenarios on Google Cloud.
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.
Microsoft has added a slew of new data lake features to Synapse Analytics, based on Apache Spark. It also integrates Azure Data Factory, Power BI and Azure Machine Learning. These features are still in public preview, but that's good enough for us to take a visual tour of what's new.
Click by click, we'll show you how to get Microsoft's Apache Hadoop-based big bata service up and running.
Another season, another round raised by Databricks. After its $1B series G round in February, the company has raised another $1.6B, bringing valuation to $38B.