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Simplifying Information Governance Throughout the Lakehouse: Why We’re Investing in Alation

Databricks Ventures is happy to announce our funding in Alation, the enterprise information intelligence platform. Alation’s platform enhances the Databricks Lakehouse structure by extending the information discovery, governance and catalog capabilities constructed into Databricks and Unity Catalog – a unified governance answer for all information and AI belongings – throughout different information sources inside an enterprise. By means of nearer integration between Alation and Databricks, prospects will be capable to prolong the capabilities of their lakehouse into extra methods – letting them reply larger, extra impactful questions with their information than ever earlier than.

We often hear from prospects and companions about their challenges in making information safe, dependable, sharable and reliable. As data-driven choice making turns into a central half to each workforce and enterprise operate, growing an efficient information governance technique – throughout rising information volumes and information varieties – has grow to be a key funding focus for information leaders. We additionally know that information governance, together with enabling information discoverability and collaboration throughout groups, is crucial to profitable lakehouse adoption.

For these causes, we’ve been making vital investments in bettering governance on the Databricks Lakehouse – together with constructing Unity Catalog, and deepening our integrations with main enterprise information governance and safety platforms like Alation.

This strategic funding builds upon our longstanding relationship with Alation and deepens the partnership for the advantage of our many joint prospects. Consequently, Databricks and Alation prospects will profit from tighter integrations between Alation and Databricks Unity Catalog and the Lakehouse Platform as each corporations deepen our joint go-to-market initiatives. Alation’s upcoming assist for Accomplice Join will make it straightforward for Databricks prospects searching for a knowledge intelligence answer to shortly discover and allow Alation’s cloud-native providing.

Now greater than ever, a company’s information is one among its most important belongings. With Alation and Databricks, information groups have a stronger understanding of the trusted information of their lakehouse that can be utilized to drive enterprise worth by way of information, analytics and AI/ML.




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