Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
December 6, 2018
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: December 6, 2018. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
ArangoDB, an open source native multi-model database, is releasing ArangoDB 3.4, enabling developers to efficiently interact with multiple data models by using just one technology and one query language. Major new enhancements in ArangoDB 3.4 include ArangoSearch, a feature which transforms ArangoDB, when combined with traversals or joins in AQL, from a data retrieval to an information retrieval solution; and full GeoJSON Support enabled by a Google S2 Geo Index library integration.
Looker closed a Series E financing round of $103 million that will continue to help boost the company and upcoming innovations. This latest funding round is being led by Premji Invest, with new investment from Cross Creek Advisors and participation from Looker's current investors. Looker has raised a total of $280.5 million since 2013.