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December 14, 2018
Third-party players looking to join Amazon Web Services' cloud data lineup tout hedges against cloud lock-in. The vendors must both compete and collaborate with the cloud leader.
November 06, 2018
The IBM acquisition of Red Hat marks a watershed in computer architecture. The duo says it can rebuild data applications in new ways. This news analysis explores what's coming.
September 04, 2018
A graph database startup's parallel loading, processing and querying combine to deliver real-time data for fintech firms that offer fast credit evaluations online.
August 29, 2018
Talend released software that does bulk data uploads to Microsoft's Azure SQL Data Warehouse. The goal is to streamline data integration and support real-time analytics.
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Customer data integration (CDI) is the process of defining, consolidating and managing customer information across an organization's business units and systems to achieve a "single version of the truth" for customer data. Continue Reading
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Handling diverse data sources usually consumes precious developer time. That led healthcare CRM company SymphonyRM to hand the data prep task to business analysts. Continue Reading
The Neo4j graph database is poised for use in AI applications, in which understanding data can stymie efforts. Recent updates target AI needs and performance issues. Continue Reading
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Expert David Loshin explores the benefits and challenges of the two classes of record matching in master data management systems: deterministic matching vs. probabilistic matching. Continue Reading
Most companies don't have a shortage of data, but it's often stored in siloed systems or inconsistent formats -- problems that data integration programs need to address. Continue Reading
Customer data integration is a minefield for IT teams to navigate. But incorporating a set of core technical functions into an integration architecture can ease the process. Continue Reading
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Data integration processes that aren't managed properly can create inconsistent data in BI and analytics applications. Here are some steps to avoid that problem. Continue Reading
Moving relational data into Hadoop isn't a slam dunk. To avert programming complexities, a major Texas university turned to commercial tools to stock its Hadoop data lake. Continue Reading
Real-time big data analytics calls for changes in the way data systems are built. Some of the pressing challenges are discussed in this edition of the Talking Data podcast. Continue Reading