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The 10 Hottest Big Data Startups Of 2020 (So Far)

Rick Whiting

Businesses and organizations today are turning to next-generation database software and data management tools to help them manage the huge volumes of data they generate and collect. Here’s a look at 10 companies that offer ground-breaking big data software to help solution providers and their customers achieve those goals.

PlanetScale

Top Executive: Jiten Vaidya, Co-Founder, CEO

Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif.

PlanetScale has developed a next-generation database system based on the Vitess open-source database technology for deploying and managing large clusters of database instances. The company offers PlanetScaleDB Cloud, a fully managed, multi-cloud, MySQL-compatible Database as a Service, as well as PlanetScaleDB Enterprise for customers that want to run their own Database as a Service.

In June the company launched PlanetScaleDB for Kubernetes, which deploys databases directly into a Kubernetes cluster.

 
Rick Whiting

Rick Whiting has been with CRN since 2006 and is currently a feature/special projects editor. Whiting manages a number of CRN’s signature annual editorial projects including Channel Chiefs, Partner Program Guide, Big Data 100, Emerging Vendors, Tech Innovators and Products of the Year. He also covers the Big Data beat for CRN. He can be reached at rwhiting@thechannelcompany.com.

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