Qubole Announces Technology Partnership and Joint Solution with Tableau

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Qubole™, a provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to announce that it is now an official technology partner of Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software. Available immediately, the joint solution offers customers an end-to-end big data solution – including everything from data preparation, integration and in-cloud exploration with Qubole Data Service (QDS), as well as ad-hoc exploration, analysis and visualization using Tableau.

The integration between Tableau and QDS enables users to execute Hive queries in QDS and analyze results directly with Tableau. There’s no need for data exports and imports and no data conversion is required. Tableau users benefit from all the features and optimizations of QDS, including access to tables created in QDS and the ability to create custom SQL queries.

“The integration of Tableau and QDS makes it faster and easier for our customers to operationalize Big Data,” comments Paul Lilford, Channel Director, Technology Partners at Tableau. “This lowers the resource barriers to deriving the benefits of Big Data because customers can deploy our joint solution seamlessly and cost effectively.”

“We are already working with several mutual customers who are implementing the Qubole-Tableau solution,” states Shrikanth Shankar, Vice President of Engineering at Qubole. “Their feedback has been very positive with many finding that they are dramatically reducing the time and cost for development and administration while benefiting from our seamless workflow.”

About Qubole

Qubole is the leading Big Data as a Service. Founded by Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, former leaders of Facebook’s data infrastructure organization and long-time contributors to Apache Hadoop and creators of Apache Hive.

Qubole is trusted by the largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures. Among its customers are Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath, BigCommerce and many others.

Qubole Data Service (QDS) provides a turnkey SaaS solution for Big Data teams, running on the top performing elastic Hadoop engine on the cloud and includes a library of data connectors with graphical user-interface for Hive, Pig, Ooze and Sqoop. QDS makes it easy to inspect data, author and execute queries, and convert queries into scheduled jobs. With QDS, the power of Big Data meets the simplicity of the cloud.

About Tableau Software

Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) helps people see and understand data. Tableau helps anyone quickly analyze, visualize and share information. More than 13,500 customer accounts get rapid results with Tableau in the office and on-the-go. And tens of thousands of people use Tableau Public to share data in their blogs and websites. See how Tableau can help you by downloading the free trial at http://www.tableausoftware.com/trial.

Tableau and Tableau Software are trademarks of Tableau Software, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.


Walter Paley