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Zetaris launches disruptive open source “data anywhere” software into the Apache Spark ecosystem at NVIDIA GTC Global AI Conference

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 18, 2024 — Zetaris, a pioneering provider of AI-powered Lakehouse solutions, today unveils the Zetaris Lightning Catalog, an innovative open-source product poised to redefine the landscape of data management and analytics on the Apache Spark ecosystem. This ground-breaking release underlines efforts to drive forward the Apache Spark ecosystem. Zetaris Lightning Catalog is a significant addition to Apache Spark, promising enhanced usability and transformative capabilities for enterprise data projects.
Zetaris is unveiling the Zetaris Lightning Catalog into the Apache Spark ecosystem as an Apache third-party product at this week’s NVIDIA GTC global AI conference. This new open-source application enhances the usability of Spark for enterprise data projects.
“At Zetaris, we are dedicated to empowering organizations with cutting-edge data solutions that drive business growth and innovation,” said Vinay Samuel, CEO of Zetaris. “With the launch of Zetaris Lightning and our significant contribution to the Apache Spark ecosystem, we are excited to deliver game-changing capabilities that enable organizations to unlock the full potential of their data.”
“Zetaris, in collaboration with NVIDIA, is proud to contribute Zetaris Lightning to the Apache Spark ecosystem, enhancing its usability for enterprise data projects. This launch underscores Zetaris’ commitment to driving innovation and fostering collaboration within the open-source community,” he said.
The Zetaris Lightning Catalog introduces a suite of cutting-edge features tailored to empower businesses with unparalleled data processing and analysis capabilities. Notable benefits include:
  • Lightning catalog: Engineered as a fast, lightweight, and intuitive Spark-based data catalog, Lightning Catalog simplifies data preparation for ad-hoc analytics, data warehousing, lake-house, and machine learning (ML) endeavors. Its seamless navigation and query capabilities enable users to effortlessly explore their data landscape, extracting valuable insights with ease. This pre-built Spark “add-on” significantly reduces the need for complex data management and access coding, benefiting Spark developers and data engineers alike.
  • Data migration and federation: Zetaris Lightning facilitates seamless data access by empowering users to connect to data sources and query them in-place, regardless of their location. Moreover, it streamlines data migration tasks while ensuring business continuity through a combination of migration and federation strategies. Offering robust capabilities, Zetaris Lightning enables organizations to execute data migration tasks efficiently while preserving data integrity and reliability.
  • Unified semantic model: By offering a comprehensive view of all data assets transformed into a standardized business language, Zetaris Lightning eliminates data silos and inconsistencies. This holistic understanding of data empowers organizations to make well-informed decisions based on accurate insights.
  • Efficiency for machine learning engineers: Lightning Catalog reduces the data preparation workload for machine learning engineers, allowing them to focus on model building and refinement. Automation of mundane tasks and streamlined workflows accelerate the development and deployment of machine learning solutions.
  • Simplified data engineering lifecycle: Zetaris Lightning simplifies the entire data engineering pipeline lifecycle, leveraging innovative Data Flow Table technology. Organizations can streamline processes and drive efficiency across all stages of the data lifecycle, from ingestion to consumption.
Zetaris Lightning is now available for download from the Zetaris website, providing organizations with a powerful platform to harness the full power of their data.
For more information about Zetaris Lightning and to download the product, please visit:
About Zetaris:
Zetaris is a leading provider of innovative data solutions, empowering organizations to harness the power of their data for strategic decision-making and business growth. With a commitment to excellence and collaboration, Zetaris enables businesses to transform their data into actionable insights and gain a competitive edge in today’s dynamic market.

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