There’s often no escape from complexity in big data analytics. For better or for worse, it’s just part of the game. But at the same time, there are places where a simpler approach to complex problems can yield positive results. The new spreadsheet-style user interface for cloud data warehouses from Sigma Computing just might be one of those cases.
Sigma Computing emerged last fall with a new product that essentially delivers an Excel-style interface for cloud data warehouses, including Snowflake, AWS Redshift, Microsoft Azure SQL Warehouse, and Google Big Query. “We love the technology of a cloud data warehouse,” Sigma Computing co-founder and CEO Rob Woollen told Datanami at the Strata Data Conference last week. “My co-founder [Jason Frantz] and I were at Sutter Hill Ventures right when Snowflake was founded. We saw the technology. We saw how that side was going.
Author: Alex Woodie