Data Lakehouse, meet fast queries and visualization: Databricks unveils Delta Engine, acquires Redash. Backstage chat featuring Databricks CEO / Co-Founder Ali Ghodsi
- June 24th 2020
Data warehouses alone don't cut it. Data lakes alone don't cut it either. So whether you call it data lakehouse or by any other name, you need the best of both worlds, says Databricks.
A new query engine and a visualization layer are the next pieces in Databricks' puzzle. We connected with Ali Ghodsi, co-founder and CEO of Databricks, to discuss their latest news: the announcement of a new query engine called Delta Engine, and the acquisition of Redash, an open source visualization product.
Our discussion started with the background on data lakehouses, which is the term Databricks is advocating to signify the coalescing of data warehouses and data lakes.
We talked about trends such as multi cloud and machine learning that lead to a new reality, how data warehouses and data lakes work, and what does the data lakehouse bring to the table.
We also talked about Delta Engine and Redash of course, and we wrapped up with an outlook on Databricks business growth.
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