Ascend.io

The Data Engineering Company

Data Engineering, Evolved

For years, we’ve focused on creating systems that store more data, and process more data, than ever before. As we built more and more systems, we found the missing piece of technology was the system that helped us build more than ever before.

As Data Engineers, we love building pipelines. What we don’t love is:

  • How long it takes to implement the simple things
  • How brittle pipelines can be
  • Edge cases, parameter tuning, backfills, and more

Our goals in creating the Ascend Unified Data Engineering Platform:

  • 10x faster build velocity
  • Automated maintenance
  • Smarts to do the rest (aka, “DataAware™ intelligence”)

As our world becomes more data-driven, data teams must have more intelligent, autonomous platforms to keep them moving faster than the volume of data itself. We are working on building our Unified Data Engineering Platform to solve just that. We help data teams build faster and maintain less, so that they can spend more time driving innovation for their company.

Andy Wang

Data Engineer @ Ascend

Team Ascend

The Passionate People that Make it Happen

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Many celebrations this TGIF 🥳
🌟 Happy 2 years at Ascend Jin Huang!
🌟 Happy 6 months at Ascend Soner Can!
💪🏻 Congrats to our #igotit award winner Oliver Hsu!
🎂 Happy Birthday Steven Parkes & Michael Leppitsch!
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⭐️Happy 6️⃣ month anniversary at Ascend to Kyle Osborne! 🥳
⭐️Congratulations to Oliver Hsu and Cody Maloney for winning the latest #igotit 💪🏼 and #evolvewithintent 🚀 awards! 🎉
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Our Investors

Our Advisors

Maynard Webb

Board Member at Visa & Salesforce, Former COO at Ebay

Kevin Scott

CTO at Microsoft

Scott McNealy

Former CEO at Sun Microsystems

Luanna Dauber

Former CMO at Confluent, VP Marketing at Pure Storage

Deep Nishar

Managing Partner at Softbank, SVP Product at LinkedIn 

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New Feature: Recursive Transforms

At Ascend we see all sorts of different pipelines. One pattern we see quite often is that of change data capture (“CDC”) from databases and data warehouses, followed by data set reconstitution. Doing this data set reconstitution usually requires a full reduction — a transform in which you iterate over all records to find those representative of the latest state. This can become inefficient over time, however, as greater and greater percentages of any given data set become “stale”.

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