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  • April 11, 2017

    Press Release

    Roomonitor Looks to CrateDB for Real Time Analytics of IoT Sensor Data for Automated Climate Control

    CrateDB replaces MongoDB for real-time analysis of millions of climate sensor data points to lower costs for hospitality industry.

  • April 4, 2017

    Press Release

    Clickdrive Using CrateDB for IoT-Enabled Vehicle Tracking and Predictive Maintenance

    Clickdrive, an internet-enabled onboard vehicle monitoring solution, has selected CrateDB to enable storage and analysis of up to 2,000 data points per second, per car…

  • February 28, 2017

    Tech Trailblazer Awards CrateDB Honored as Tech Trailblazer Winner for Big Data

    Tech Trailblazers, an independent and dedicated awards program for enterprise information technology startups, has named winner of the Big Data Trailblazer award…

  • January 2, 2017

    FinSMEs (blog) Raises €2.5M in Seed Funding

    The round, which followed a $4m round closed in March 2016, was led by Vito Ventures with participation from Dawn Capital, Draper Esprit, …

  • December 15, 2016

    Database Trends and Applications Introduces CrateDB, an Open Source SQL Database is releasing CrateDB 1.0, an open source SQL database that enables real-time analytics for machine data applications. CrateDB …

  • December 15, 2016

    Enterprise Apps Today

    CrateDB 1.0 Delivers New Stable Open-Source Database Option

    “When we founded, we set out to reinvent SQL for the machine data era,” Christian Lutz, CEO of, said in a statement.

  • December 14, 2016

    The Register unboxes clustered SQL CrateDB, decamps to California

    And while the door remains open to technical talent from abroad,, which began with offices in Berlin, Germany, and Dornbirn, Austria, …

  • December 14, 2016

    IT Business Edge Launches Open Source Database for Analyzing Machine Data

    IT organizations looking to apply real-time analytics against machine data have historically needed to make a choice between using an open source NoSQL database or an instance of Hadoop that is not especially fast or licensing a proprietary platform that could get prohibitively expensive

  • December 14, 2016

    San Diego Times

    Angular 4, Android Wear 2.0 developer preview, and AWS Managed … is making CrateDB 1.0 generally available today. CrateDB is an open-source SQL database that enables real-time analytics for …

  • October 6, 2016


    European Startups! Get on the Disrupt London Battlefield stage …, the winner of the Battlefield from Disrupt London 2014, raised $4 million for their next-gen SQL database. This group has been busy.

  • July 8, 2016

    3 Cutting-Edge Frameworks on Apache Mesos

    … uses Mesos to make a distributed Redis framework. Crate.IO runs a distributed, scalable, shared-nothing SQL Mesos framework.

  • March 15, 2016


    Crate Secures $4M Seed Funding to Further Development of …

    Crate, the winner of our TechCrunch Disrupt Europe startup Battlefield in 2014, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round for its open-source SQL database technology.

  • September 21, 2015


    11 cutting-edge databases worth exploring now

    Only a few years ago, database work was among the most boring of tasks in IT — in a good way. Data went into one of the major SQL databases and it came out later, all in one piece, exactly as it went in. The database creators had succeeded in delivering rock-solid performance, and everyone started taking it for granted.

  • October 22, 2014

    Winner of TechCrunch London Startup Battlefield revealed

    A start-up which sets up Big Data back-end servers has been announced as the winner of the 2014 TechCrunch Startup Battlefield competition following two days of “intense” pitching at the inaugural London Disrupt event.

  • October 21, 2014


    And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014 Is… Crate

    After hours of deliberations, TechCrunch editors pored over the judges’ notes and narrowed the list down to four finalists: Crate.IO, Disease …

  • October 20, 2014


    Crate Lets Developers Set Up Big Data Backends In Minutes

    Big data is (still) hot, but setting up the backend servers to work with huge amounts of information isn’t easy. It often involves setting up many …