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GigaOm Shares Results of Cloud Data Warehouse Vendor Evaluation


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GigaOm Shares Results of Cloud Data Warehouse Vendor Evaluation

Are you considering moving to a cloud data warehouse service?

Don’t miss this webinar featuring GigaOm Research’s lead analyst William McKnight and Actian’s SVP of Engineering, Emma McGrattan. GigaOm recently published a comprehensive technical evaluation of leading cloud data warehouse services. We will discuss the intriguing results from this in-depth GigaOm Analytic Field Test derived from the industry-standard TPC Benchmark™ H (TPC-H).

Why you should watch: 

  • Head-on vendor comparisons across performance and cost using industry standard TPC-H benchmark
  • Vendors analyzed include Actian Avalanche, Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, Microsoft Azure Synapse, and Snowflake
  • In-depth discussion of the results and the implications for your organization

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The Speakers

William McKnight

An Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist and frequent best practices judge, William is a former Fortune 50 technology executive and database engineer. He provides Enterprise clients with action plans, architectures, strategies, and technology tool selection to manage information.

William McKnight is an Analyst for GigaOm Research who takes corporate information and turns it into a bottom-line producing asset. He’s worked with companies like Dong Energy, France Telecom, Pfizer, Samba Bank, ScotiaBank, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Verizon — Many of the Global 2000 — and many others. William focuses on delivering business value and solving business problems utilizing proven, streamlined approaches in information management.

He is a frequent international keynote speaker and trainer. William has taught at Santa Clara University, UC-Berkeley and UC-Santa Cruz.


Emma McGrattan
SVP of Engineering

Emma leads research and development for Actian’s Hybrid Data Analytics Portfolio. A recognized authority in DBMS, Big Data and Hadoop technologies, Emma is a sought-after speaker at industry conferences. Emma has recently celebrated over 25 years in Ingres and Actian Engineering. Educated in Ireland, Emma holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Dublin City University.


About Actian

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, delivers data as a competitive advantage to thousands of organizations worldwide through the deployment of innovative, enterprise-class, hybrid data products, fully managed data warehouse cloud services, and IoT edge data management solutions.  Actian’s Avalanche Hybrid Cloud Data Warehouse flagship offering, delivered on-premises and as a fully managed multi-cloud service on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, features industry leading price-performance, scalability and connectivity. Thousands of forward-thinking organizations around the globe trust Actian to help them solve their toughest data challenges to transform how they run their businesses, today and in the future.


About GigaOm
GigaOm is a technology research and analysis company and the leading global voice on enterprise technologies. Our focus is on humanizing technology and providing deep insight on disruptive companies, people and trends, to help our business readers and research subscribers better understand major technology disruptions and the new business opportunities they are creating.