DriveScale was named as Tech Trailblazer nominee for Big Data DriveScale was named as Tech Trailblazer nominee for Big Data


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– announced today that the Tech Trailblazers, an independent and dedicated awards program for enterprise information technology startups, has named winner of the Big Data Trailblazer award.

After many months of review and judged by a panel of leading enterprise technology professionals, was named the winner among other companies that drive innovation in big data. The other nominees include Adavow Ltd., CoHo Data, DriveScale, illumrLondon, and NGDATAGent.

The next wave of big data is being generated by “things.” Sensors, vehicles, networks, and servers generating millions of data points per second. CrateDB is a new kind of database created to help mainstream SQL developers put that data to work. It’s an open source, distributed SQL database that combines SQL and search in a way that’s versatile and simple to scale.

“We are extremely pleased to have been recognized as the winner for Big Data Trailblazer,” said Jodok Batlogg, Co-founder and CTO of “This award illustrates the value that CrateDB is bringing to a wide range of organizations seeking to store massive amounts of data for IoT and machine learning.”

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About the Tech Trailblazers Awards @techtrailblaze

Tech Trailblazers is a new concept in awards, designed explicitly for smaller businesses and start-ups that are five years old or less and at C-series funding or below. The awards have low barriers to entry and aim to recognise both established and up-and-coming start-ups.

The Tech Trailblazers Awards is supported by sponsors and industry partners including AfriLabs, Amoo Venture Capital Advisory, bnetTV, China AXLR8R, the Cloud Security Alliance, Computing, The Green Grid, GSMA, The Icehouse, Innovation Warehouse, Launchpad Europe, Lissted, MIT/Stanford Venture Lab, Mynewsdesk, The Next Silicon Valley, Outsource, Prezi, RealWire, Silicon Cape Initiative, Skolkovo, StarTau, Startup America, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), Tech in Asia, TechNode, The Register, TiE Silicon Valley, Wazoku, Ventureburn and VMware.

About is the developer of CrateDB, an open source distributed database offering the scalability and performance of NoSQL with the power and ease of standard SQL. Designed specifically to support IoT and machine data applications, Crate is optimized for containerized environments. is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Berlin, Germany and Dornbirn, Austria.

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DriveScale instantly turns any data center into an elastic bare-metal cloud with on-demand instances of compute, GPU and storage, including NVMe over Fabrics, to deliver the exact resources a workload needs, and to expand, reduce or replace resources on the fly. With DriveScale, high-performance, Kubernetes clusters deploy in seconds for machine learning, advanced analytics and cloud-native applications at a fraction of the cost of the public cloud.