The 3 Most Interesting Ideas From the Future Data Conference

We’re talking Snowflake vs AWS, Data Lakehouses, and Data’s Disempowerment of Decision Makers.

Paul Singman
Oct 13, 2020 · 4 min read

Idea #1: Snowflake and Databricks’ Number 1 Competitor is… AWS

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Peter Bailis (left, CEO of Sisu) and Ben Horowitz (right, Partner atAndreessan Horowitz)

Idea #2: Data Warehouse → Data Lake → Data… Lakehouse?

Speaking of Databricks, they are at the forefront of a movement to transform the modern data stack from a data warehouse-centric model to data lake-centric one. Mahei Zetaria, co-founder & CTO of Databricks, gave a compelling explanation of this vision and the problems it aims to solve.

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Idea #3: The Modern Data Stack Disempowers Decision Makers

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Tristan Handy (CEO of Fishtown Analytics)

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ML Engineering Lead at Equinox. Whisperer of data and productivity wisdom. Standing on the shoulders of giants.

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