Martin Heller

Ahana Cloud for Presto review: Fast SQL queries against data lakes

Hope springs eternal in the database business. While we’re still hearing about data warehouses (fast analysis databases, typically featuring in-memory columnar storage) and tools that improve the ETL step (extract, transform, and load), we’re also hearing about improvements in data lakes (which store data in its native format) and data federation (on-demand data integration of …

Ahana Cloud for Presto review: Fast SQL queries against data lakes Read More »

BlazingSQL review: Fast ETL for GPU-based data science

BlazingSQL is a GPU-accelerated SQL engine built on top of the RAPIDS ecosystem. BlazingSQL allows standard SQL queries to be distributed across GPU clusters, and the results to be fed directly into GPU-accelerated visualization and machine learning libraries. Basically, BlazingSQL provides the ETL portion of an all-GPU data science workflow. RAPIDS is a suite of …

BlazingSQL review: Fast ETL for GPU-based data science Read More »