Analytics and Data Science News for the Week of June 24; Updates from Dataiku, Incorta, Voltron Data, and More
The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy analytics and data science news items for the week of June 24, 2022.
Keeping tabs on all the most relevant data management news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last month, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy data science and analytics news items.
Top Analytics and Data Science News for the Week Ending June 24, 2022
Anaconda Acquires Cloud-Based Python Development and Hosting Environment PythonAnywhere
PythonAnywhere’s added expertise allows Anaconda to more deeply support its user community of over 30 million individuals and ensure Python developers have access to a cloud-based environment with notebooks, tools, and a simple way to collaborate with their team. The acquisition comes on the heels of Anaconda’s release of PyScript, an open-source framework running Python applications within the HTML environment. The PythonAnywhere acquisition and the development of PyScript are central to Anaconda’s focus on democratizing Python and data science.
Dataiku Unveils Enhanced Toolset in Dataiku 11
This packed release provides new capabilities for expert teams to deliver more value at scale, enables tech-savvy workers to take on more expansive challenges, helps non-technical workers more easily engage with AI, and provides strengthened AI Governance. Dataiku 11 builds on Dataiku’s recent market momentum, in which the company crossed $150 million in annual recurring revenue and hired tech finance veteran Adam Towns as CFO.
Incorta Announced the Launch of Analytics Hub for Finance
The solution introduces new finance data apps, support for new data sources, and a component SDK built specifically for financial workstreams on the Incorta platform. Now available to all customers, the solution gives CFOs and finance teams a complete, end-to-end view of the latest business data in real time to drive faster, better, and more informed decisions.
Starburst Acquires Varada in Major Big Data Merger
Starburst’s acquisition of data lake analytics vendor Varada is a major shakeup in the marketplace. In addition to its technology, Varada engineering and product leadership will be joining the Starburst team. The integration of the technology is expected to roll out to select customers in the next 30 days, with general availability by fall 2022. Starburst is also announcing the “Starburst Warp Speed Analytics Tour” where companies can learn more and see Varada first-hand.
Voltron Data Expands Enterprise Support Beyond Apache Arrow
Announced at The Dara Thread, Voltron Data is expanding this offering to include Ibis which was created by Voltron Data co-founder and CTO Wes McKinney, who also co-created Apache Arrow and the Python pandas project. Ibis is an open-source Python framework for accessing data and performing analytical computations using multiple backends, including SQL databases like Postgres and MySQL and big data systems like Google’s BigQuery.
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