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StreamingKafka is not a Database

This post is co-authored by George Fraser, the CEO of Fivetran, and Arjun Narayan, the CEO of Materialize. This blog post is cross-posted on the Fivetran blog. It’s important to understand the uses and abuses of streaming infrastructure. Apache Kafka is a message broker that has rapidly grown in popularity in the last few years. […]

NewsMaterialize Raises a Series B

Today we announced that we raised a $32M Series B round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins. This follows a $8.5m Series A last year led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, bringing our total funding to-date to a little over $40 million. With our Series B, Bucky Moore joins Ravi Mhatre on our board of directors. […]

Deep-diveWhy not RocksDB for streaming storage?

A roadmap for a storage engine for Materialize

Deep-diveMaterialize: Roadmap to Building a Streaming Database on Timely Dataflow

How do you build a streaming database from scratch?

Deep-diveCMU DB Talk: Building Materialize

This is an edited transcript and video of a talk that I gave at Carnegie Mellon’s Database Group Seminar on June 1st, 2020, hosted by Andy Pavlo. You can watch it, or read along! Introduction and Background First things first, you can download Materialize right now! For our agenda today, I’m first going to talk […]

Deep-diveWhat’s inside Materialize? An architecture overview

Materialize lets you ask questions about your streaming data and get fresh answers with incredibly low latency. Since announcing Materialize’s v0.1, we’ve briefly covered its functionality and how one might use it at a high level. Today we’re going to get a little more granular and talk about Materialize’s internals and architecture. The Big Picture […]

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