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Dremio Launches the Industry’s First SQL Lakehouse Service to Accelerate BI and Analytics
The new service makes cloud data lakes 10x easier, enabling companies to leverage an open data architecture and avoid having to copy data into proprietary data warehouses
Santa Clara, Calif. — July 21, 2021 – Dremio, the SQL lakehouse company, today announced its cloud-native SQL-based data lakehouse service, Dremio Cloud. Purpose-built for the cloud, Dremio Cloud makes cloud data lakes 10x easier, while delivering infinite scale and industry-leading security. Dremio Cloud enables organizations of any size to leverage a no-copy open data architecture that eliminates the need to copy data into expensive and proprietary data warehouses.
Dremio Cloud reimagines the traditional data lake by combining the best of traditional data warehouses and data lakes into a SQL lakehouse, while removing the limitations of traditional data warehouses resulting from closed data architectures. Dremio Cloud enables high performance SQL workloads directly on cloud storage, eliminating the cost and complexity of copying and moving data.
While most data lake engines take weeks or months to get into production, a user can be up and running with Dremio Cloud in five minutes. The automatic onboarding option establishes the necessary connection to the user’s AWS account, allowing data consumers to connect via their favorite tools and start querying data instantly. Dremio Cloud users have no software to install, configure or upgrade, and no infrastructure to size, manage, and monitor.
Dremio Cloud is not only easier for data teams, but also for data consumers such as analysts and data scientists. It includes Dremio’s patent-pending query acceleration technologies (C3 and data reflections™), a semantic layer, and native single-sign-on (OAuth 2.0) connectors in Tableau and Power BI. Companies can run production BI workloads directly on their cloud data lake and data scientists can benefit from high-throughput access to result sets via Apache Arrow.
Dremio Cloud was designed for the analytic workloads of all companies, ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to early-stage startups. Dremio control plane’s cloud-native microservices and service mesh architecture provides limitless query planning capacity, while the data plane’s multi-engine, multi-replica architecture automatically scales elastically based on workload. Resources are scaled on-demand to use only what’s needed. When user demand goes to zero during idle times, customers incur zero Dremio and AWS costs. Additional financial governance capabilities provide visibility, control, and predictability of costs.
“We built Dremio to automatically handle any scale with consistent query performance so companies could achieve data democratization while only paying for what they truly need,” said Tomer Shiran, Dremio’s Founder and Chief Product Officer. “This type of cost-effective and highly performant scaling was a central design tenet of Dremio. We wanted to be sure data teams could achieve superior price-performance and trust the cost transparency of our platform.”
Dremio was purpose-built to provide the industry’s high levels of security with multiple layers of protection, and is launching its cloud service with SOC 2 compliance. Data is encrypted both at rest and on the wire, with state-of-the-art key management that facilitates secure communication between the clients, control plane, and data plane. Advanced role-based access control (RBAC) allows companies to define privileges on every dataset and object in the system. In addition, companies that use enterprise or social identity providers (e.g., Okta) can leverage their existing user and group definitions in Dremio.
“Dremio serves many of the world’s largest companies, including those in highly regulated industries such as financial services and healthcare,” said Thirumalesh Reddy, Dremio’s Vice President of Engineering & Security. “We assembled a world-class team of cloud security engineers and built security into every aspect of our infrastructure and product.
Dremio Cloud will be unveiled today at Subsurface Live, a two-day virtual conference focused on educating and enabling a growing community of data lake practitioners with expert-led sessions on the latest open source innovations in the cloud data lake ecosystem. To learn more and register to attend, please visit dremio.com/subsurface/live
“Our aim is to streamline deal sourcing activities and portfolio company analytics using data driven methodologies. Dremio is utilized as the data access layer providing a single connection to all data spread across KKR data lake and SaaS application back-ends. As a business accelerator, Dremio will help to facilitate a complete view of private and public market information into a single authoritative golden source.”
- Emil Werr, Head of Data and Analytics, KKR
“FactSet enables tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world with the data and analytics they need to make crucial decisions. Dremio helped us modernize our existing data infrastructure, achieving dramatic SQL query acceleration, with its reflections capability on top of AWS data lake. Furthermore, Dremio’s single pane of glass for analytical insights and graph data lineage eliminated the complexity of joining data silos, and shed light on the origins of data sources.”
- Wilson Tsai, VP, Director – Data Platform Infrastructure & Services, FactSet
“Our customers thrive when they can access, visualize and ultimately understand data regardless of whether they’re in the cloud or on-premise. With Tableau integration, Dremio enables fast & easy data access directly on a data lake, offering new levels of agility and productivity for business users.”
- Brian Matsubara, RVP, Global Technology Alliances, Tableau
“From small businesses to the world’s largest organizations, agility matters. Dremio and AWS allow customers to accelerate time to value and gain operational insights from their data. With support for key AWS technologies and features, Dremio’s cloud-native service offers customers fast data access directly on top of Amazon data lakes, accelerating their time to BI.”
- Sabina Joseph, General Manager, Americas Technology Partners, AWS
Dremio is the SQL Lakehouse company, enabling companies to leverage open data architectures. Dremio’s SQL Lakehouse Platform simplifies data engineering and eliminates the need to copy and move data to proprietary data warehouses or create cubes, aggregation tables and BI extracts, providing flexibility and control for data architects and data engineers, and self-service for data consumers. Founded in 2015, Dremio is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA. Investors include Cisco Investments, Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and Sapphire Ventures. For more information, visit www.dremio.com. Connect with Dremio on GitHub, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.