Rise Of The Data Cloud

by Frank Slootman & Steve Hamm



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/18/2020

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 264
ISBN : 9781728363608
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 264
ISBN : 9781728373065

About the Book

The rise of the Data Cloud is ushering in a new era of computing. The world’s digital data is mass migrating to the cloud, where it can be more effectively integrated, managed, and mobilized. The data cloud eliminates data siloes and enables data sharing with business partners, capitalizing on data network effects. It democratizes data analytics, making the most sophisticated data science tools accessible to organizations of all sizes. Data exchanges enable businesses to discover, explore, and easily purchase or sell data—opening up new revenue streams. Business leaders have long dreamed of data driving their organizations. Now, thanks to the Data Cloud, nothing stands in their way.

About the Author

FRANK SLOOTMAN is chairman and CEO of Snowflake, the cloud data platform. Slootman has more than 25 years of experience as an executive in the enterprise software industry. He served previously as CEO of ServiceNow and Data Domain, shepherding both companies from their startup phases through their IPOs and beyond. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics from the Netherlands School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam. In his spare time, he races fast sailboats. STEVE HAMM is a freelance writer and documentary filmmaker. Hamm has written about the tech industry as a journalist for more than 30 years, working at publications including BusinessWeek, PC Week, and the San Jose Mercury News. His book credits include Smart Machines, about the emergence of cognitive computing, and Bangalore Tiger, about the rise of the Indian tech industry. When he’s not working, he rides his bicycle and fishes for trout.