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August 20, 2019
Self-service data preparation can duplicate work and slow down analytics. One possible fix: an internal marketplace where users can 'shop' for data assets.
May 31, 2019
It's right there in a MapR letter to California's labor department: A leader in the Hadoop market is desperately seeking funding after poor sales of its promising data platform.
May 01, 2019
Frank Slootman, who led ServiceNow and Data Domain through successful IPOs, is the new chairman and CEO of cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake, replacing former CEO Bob Muglia.
April 30, 2019
In this Q&A, now-former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia discusses the vendor's decision to embrace cloud data warehousing and how the industry is changing as more data moves to the cloud.
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