Today we are both proud and excited to announce the first release of the StarTree Cloud Service, powered by Apache Pinot. In this blog, I will talk about what our cloud service will look like, how you can get access to it, and some of the exciting things we are building in our upcoming releases. (more…)
When one hears “decision maker,” it’s natural to think, “C-suite,” or “executive.” But these days, we’re all decision-makers. Yes, the CEO is a crucial decider… but so too is the franchise owner, the online shopper, the student. (more…)
Geospatial data has been widely used across the industry, spanning multiple verticals, such as ride-sharing and delivery, transportation infrastructure, defense and intel, public health. Deriving insights from timely and accurate geospatial data could enable mission-critical use cases in the organizations and fuel a vibrant marketplace across the industry. In the design document for this new Pinot feature, we discuss the challenges of analyzing geospatial at scale and propose the geospatial support in Pinot.
Today, I am so happy to announce that our new company, StarTree, Inc., just closed on 24M Series A funding to build and offer a SaaS version of the Apache Pinot™ analytics platform, the open source project my co-founder, Xiang Fu, and I developed as engineering leads at LinkedIn. (more…)
Companies today are generating and collecting massive amounts of data. Data Analytics has been playing a crucial role in analyzing user behaviour, growth potential, revenue spend and so on, enabling employees and executives to make key business decisions. (more…)
Since the 0.6.0 release of Apache Pinot, a new feature was made available for stream ingestion that allows you to upsert events from an immutable log. Typically, upsert is a term used to describe inserting a record into a database if it does not already exist or update it if it does exist. In Apache Pinot’s case, upsert isn’t precisely the same concept, and I wanted to write this blog post to explain why it’s exciting and how you can start using it.