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MDS Newsletter #101

MDS Newsletter #101

Did you get over our last special edition? Because we haven't yet! But it's time to move forward and discover what's new in the world of data. We've got trending tools to give you the inside scoop on the data industry, an awesome article about Data Vault Modeling, and even a registration link to bi-weekly sessions by Starburst. Trust us, you won't want to miss out on anything we've covered!
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  • Castor: It offers an AI-based data catalog that helps sync metadata across the user's data stack. CastorDoc facilitates discovering, comprehending, and trusting data by the team. The tool makes integrating the entire data stack relatively easy, automatically aggregating and harmonizing metadata from all sources.
    Castor has raised a total of $23.5M in funding over 3 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on June 7, 2022, from a Series A round.
  • Celigo: Celigo specializes in NetSuite implementation and integration, with a range of products and services like SmartConnectors, SuiteApps, and consulting. They offer customisable integrations between cloud apps through their Celigo Integrator middleware platform. Their automation approach is process-centric and helps both IT and business users optimise every business process to achieve innovation at scale.
    Celigo has raised a total of $80.3M in funding over 3 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Dec 8, 2021 from a Series C round.
  • Ostro: Ostro offers a Saas-based patient engagement platform that assists healthcare providers in achieving better client value. Their platform encompasses a range of tools such as data management, analysis, diagnostics, and digital therapeutic medicine to personalize healthcare journeys that enhance client engagement. The company also provides relevant information on treatments and products that boost engagement for consumers, HCPs, and life sciences brands alike.

    Here are the data tools of Ostro:

Good reads and resources

  • Practical Introduction to Data Vault Modeling: Are you tired of traditional data modeling approaches that just don't scale? Then this article by Nuhad Shaabani is for you. Shaabani provides an overview of how data vault modeling can help you structure your data at the enterprise level, using hubs, links, and satellites. You'll learn why data vault modeling is a flexible and scalable solution for managing large datasets, and how it can help you bridge the gap between disparate data sources. Shaabani's insights are sure to be of value to anyone interested in more effectively managing their data. By the end of the article, you'll have a solid understanding of how data vault modeling works, what its benefits are, and how you can implement it in your own organization.
  • Analytics Engineering: Snowflake, dbt & Azure ADO Integration for Data-Driven Decision Making: Atanu Das presents a detailed guide on using the Snowflake cloud data platform, dbt (Data Build Tool), and Azure DevOps for Analytics Engineering. He explains how to set up a data pipeline that allows companies to build a data warehouse on Snowflake, write SQL scripts in dbt to transform data, and use Azure DevOps to automate and manage the deployment process. He emphasizes the benefits of using this particular combination of tools to quickly and efficiently build and maintain data warehouses, which can serve as a foundation for data-driven decision-making.

Upcoming data events, summits and webinars

  • Explore the Starburst Galaxy Demo Series, a collection of instructor-led bi-weekly sessions offering a comprehensive technical exploration of Starburst Galaxy from August 31st. This cutting-edge, fully-managed data lake analytics platform is tailored for efficiently managing massive data sets within your cloud data lake environment.
    Don't miss the chance to elevate your data handling prowess with Starburst Galaxy and register here.
  • Explore "Maximizing the Value of Real-Time Data: Exploring Streaming Analytics" webinar by Double Cloud on September 13, 17:00 IST. Ideal for data enthusiasts, scientists, and CDOs. Learn how Real-Time Data analytics drives insights, instant actions, and innovation. Gain practical insights, best practices, and actionable intelligence. Elevate your data strategy. Reserve your spot now for transformative insights.

MDS Jobs

  • Underdog Fantasy is hiring Senior Data Engineer
    Location: Remote US
    Stack: GCP, BigQuery, Airflow, Python, SQL, DBT
    Apply here
  • Mercury is hiring Senior Data Engineer
    Location: US/ Canada
    Stack: AWS, Snowflake, Python, SQL, DBT, ETL, Fivetran, Meltano
    Apply here
  • OM1 is hiring Analytics Engineer
    Location: Remote US
    Stack: Airbyte, Airflow, dbt, Snowflake, Power BI
    Apply here

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