Organizations typically store user data in many different places, often making it a challenge to get a complete view of all the data.
Among the myriad approaches for consolidating data is ingesting data into a data warehouse or data lake to bring different sources together. Startup K2View, based in Dallas and Tel Aviv, Israel, takes a different approach with its fabric platform that aims to unify all sources of data for a given user or entity. It’s an approach that uses what the company calls micro-databases, in which each database includes all the data from different sources for the specific user.
On Aug. 11, K2View revealed that it raised $28 million to continue to build out and advance its technologies, which fit into a growing segment of the market commonly referred to as DataOps (Data Operations). In this Q&A, Achi Rotem, CEO and co-founder of K2View, discusses his views on DataOps and the challenges of data management at scale.
Why are you now raising money amid the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Achi Rotem: We didn’t feel like we should take anyone’s money before. We wanted to be absolutely sure there is a market and that we had