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Starburst acquires data lake analytics accelerator Varada to challenge Snowflake

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Starburst acquires data lake analytics accelerator Varada to challenge Snowflake

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Starburst, the well-funded data warehouse analytics service and data query engine based on the open-source Trino project, today announced that it has acquired Varada, a Tel Aviv-based startup that focuses on data lake analytics.

Using Varada’s proprietary indexing technology, enterprises can easily operationalize their data lakes, a capability that neatly extends Starburst’s query engine.

We didn’t hear much from Varada since its last funding round, but this is definitely an example of the data analytics market starting to consolidate as the underlying technologies mature, usage patterns crystalize and a small number of companies start to emerge as early winners.


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Author / Journalist: Frederic Lardinois

Category: Technology

Topics: Articles Business intelligence Enterprise Varada TC Data warehouse Databricks Data Computing MizMaa Ventures Tel Aviv Exit Presto Starburst Co-founder Startups Analytics

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 11:00:48

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