"(...) Managed Services on the rise. On a slightly more contentious note, ‘serverless’ offerings are also a developing trend. There is a growing desire for data teams like The New York Times to architect pipelines without the effort of managing any underlying infrastructure. While production use-cases for these services have been relatively limited, the features they offer are continuing to improve. With services like AWS’s S3, Redshift, Athena, EMR, Kinesis, and Lambda, as well as GCP’s BigQuery, Pub/Sub, and DataProc, the major cloud providers are clearly investing in these full-service solutions (...)"