Alibaba partners with big data GPU database startup SQream to deliver cloud database in China
Alibaba Cloud is partnering with Israel-based big data GPU database startup, SQream Technologies, to bring rapid query capability and large scale data analysis to Alibaba Cloud customers. SQream is a provider of the GPU database that consistently provides fast access and analysis of extremely large and growing data stores at a fraction of the cost. On Wednesday, the company announced a collaboration agreement with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group. Through the partnership agreement, the companies will work together to enable SQream’s GPU database as a cloud service offering to customers of Alibaba Cloud.
“We are pleased to collaborate with Alibaba Cloud. The coupling of our leading GPU database together with Alibaba Cloud’s global infrastructure will enable enterprises around the globe to meet rising challenges in accessing and analyzing rapidly growing data stores,” said Ami Gal, CEO of SQream.
The partnership will provide Alibaba Cloud’s customers with reliable, scalable and on-demand access to large-scale data storage ranging from 10 Terabytes up to several Petabytes. Leveraging the global reach and accessibility of Alibaba Cloud, customers will have unparalleled data access available to them in an offering that is both cost-effective and easy to activate.
“GPU databases provide an innovative and cost effective choice for enterprises to setup, access and analyze data at massive scale,” said Chaoqun Zhan, Director of Alibaba Database Business. “Partnering with SQream will enhance the capabilities of our global technological ecosystem, empowering growing enterprises world-wide.”
SQream develops and markets SQream DB, a SQL analytical database, harnessing the power of thousands of parallel processing cores in GPUs. The solution allows users to easily ingest, store and analyze tens to hundreds of terabytes of data with significantly reduced infrastructure and manpower resources. The result is unparalleled power and flexibility when exploring and analyzing big data. The latest investment reinforces the rising challenge facing enterprises to take full advantage of the rapidly growing data stores.
Founded in 2010 by Ami Gal, Kostya Varakin and Razi Shoshani, SQream Technologies delivers the most flexible database for huge dataset analytics. Global enterprises use SQream DB to analyze more data than ever before. SQream DB delivers business intelligence acceleration for smart, informed, near real-time time decision making based on large data sets, in the age of immense amounts of data.
SQream Technologies has created SQream DB – a GPU database for analyzing enormous data-sets. With minimum cost, hardware and infrastructure changes required, anyone can ingest, compress, store and analyze enormously large data-sets in near real-time. SQream works using broadly adopted production standards like SQL, Java and Python. Consequently, we integrate easily with industry standard connectors. SQream DB can run on-premise or on the cloud.