DataStax, the well-funded Apache Cassandra-centric database company, is placing a lot of its current bets on AI and its technology’s ability to provide highly scalable vector search capabilities
Open source database company MotherDuck, which has raised a total of $47.5 million, today announced the launch of its serverless cloud analytics platform. Co-founded by Google BigQuery founding engine
As companies look to update their databases, especially in a cloud-native context, with so many different databases out there, it’s a huge challenge for developers when migrating from one environmen
AWS announced the general availability of a new version of its Aurora database this week called Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized. The big news from this version is that it gets rid of all I/O charges for d
When DBeaver creator Serge Rider began building an open source database admin tool in 2013, he probably had no idea that 10 years later, it would boast more than 8 million users. The open source produ
AlloyDB for PostgreSQL is Google Cloud’s fully managed cloud-based database service. And typically, that’s where the story ends with these born-in-the-cloud services. But Google Cloud is t
There’s been an explosion of business intelligence (BI) tools in recent years, or tools that analyze and convert raw data into info for use in decision making. Investments in them are on the ris
The founders of Rill first got into databases a decade ago when they started a company called Metamarkets, which was eventually snapped up by Snap in 2017. While at Metamarkets, the company built a da
The NFT NYC conference this week has brought hordes of web3 enthusiasts to Times Square in an extravagant celebration that stands out against the much-less-exuberant crypto market. There have been yac
The pledge encourages VCs to invest a quarter of their funds into BIPOC women founders.
The enterprise wants to store everything they can in the hopes of being able to deliver improved customer experiences and new market capabilities.
While the likes of Pipe are reaching multi-billion valuations, European revenue-based financing is experiencing as much of a boom as it is in the U.S. U.K.-based startup platform Bloom has now secured
TechCrunch Live is thrilled to shine the spotlight on Columbus, Ohio. On June 1, our crew is virtually heading to Columbus to explore the region’s growing startup ecosystem. We have a speaker li
When AWS launched its storage offering in 2006, it began a march to offer compute, storage and database services in the cloud. Google, Microsoft, Alibaba and IBM, among others, would follow. One playe
Companies producing software are becoming ever more reliant on open source databases to build their programs, but it’s complex working with all these different products. Instaclustr, a Californi
When Pinecone launched last year, the company’s message was around building a serverless vector database designed specifically for the needs of data scientists. While that database is at the cor
PopSQL enables users to connect to the database, write a SQL query and easily share it with others.
When Vishakha Gupta and her co-founder Luis Remis were working together at Intel Labs in 2016, they were charged with figuring out how to manage growing amounts of visual data (images and video). As t
Africa-focused payments startup PalmPay raised a $100 million Series A round last year. TechCrunch spotted this news in Partech Africa’s latest end-of-year report on venture capital investments in A
The acquisition comes as the visual communications company reached over 75 million monthly active users, up over 30 million in the past 12 months.