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Metamarkets

CEO: Michael Driscoll

Metamarkets, of San Francisco, provides a real-time, cloud-based analytics platform to view data, support decisions and enhance operational awareness.

The Metamarkets analytics platform provides processing, querying and visualization of high-volume, high-frequency data.

Its components include Data Pipes, a customized Hadoop pipeline for parallel data processing; Druid, a distributed in-memory data engine that can parse data 1,000 times faster than conventional, disk-backed databases; and a cloud-based architecture that enables elastic scaling and lowered costs.

The company has received $23 million in venture funding from a variety of investors, including Khosla Ventures.