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Aster Data Systems  Acquired by Teradata (2011 $ 263,000,000 )

999 Skyway Road, Suite 100
San Carlos, CA 94070

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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Joseph Horowitz (Icon Ventures Managing General Partner) Douglas M. Leone (Sequoia Capital Managing Partner) Anand Rajaraman (Cambrian Ventures Founding Partner) David Kellogg (MarkLogic CEO)
Advisory board: Benjamin A. Horowitz (a16z) Hector Garcia-Molina (Stanford University Professor) Rajeev Motwani (Stanford University Advisor Emeritus) Steve Harrick (Institutional Venture Partners) David R. Cheriton (Stanford University) Armando Fox (Reliable Adaptive Distributed Systems Laboratory co-Founder) Stephen B. Reade (MetaGlobal Group CEO/Chairman)

Business description: Aster Data is a proven leader in big data management and big data analysis for data-driven applications. Aster Data’s nCluster is the first MPP data warehouse architecture that allows applications to be fully embedded within the database engine to enable ultra-fast, deep analysis of massive data sets. Aster Data's unique “applications-within™” approach allows application logic to exist and execute with the data itself. Termed a “Data-Analytics Server”, Aster Data’s solution effectively utilizes Aster Data’s patent-pending SQL-MapReduce together with parallelized data processing and applications to address the big data challenge. Companies using Aster Data include Coremetrics, MySpace, comScore, Akamai, Full Tilt Poker, and ShareThis.
Customers include: acernoAggregate KnowledgeEnquisite Invite MediaLinkedInMintMobclix MySpaceShareThisTelefónica;  Full Tilt Poker
Partners include: AppNexus Business ObjectsCloudera CognosDell HPInformatica JasperSoft LunexaMantisMicroStrategy NexGen Storage OraclePentaho RetailNext SenseClouderaTableau Software ;  Acxius Strategic Consulting ;  Carahsoft ;  Ibex Tech;  InfoSTEP;  Primary Impact;  SAS ;  XCELLOR

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2010   Feb 2009
Capital raised: 57.0M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Teradata (2011 $ 263,000,000 )

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Record updated: Mar 2011
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 2005
Headcount: 101-150 as of Apr 2010
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2010   Feb 2009
Capital Raised: 57.0M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Teradata (2011 $ 263,000,000 )