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February 01, 2019
Cloud giants like AWS have adopted open source databases, causing Confluent, MongoDB and others to guard their assets the best way they know how: licensing.
January 21, 2019
The Data.gov shutdown shows that, as open data can be turned off, data professionals may need to consider alternative sources for the kinds of data the government offers.
December 14, 2018
Third-party vendors that offer data platforms to AWS users tout hedges against cloud lock-in. But they must both compete and collaborate with the cloud leader.
July 27, 2015
Metanautix Quest 2.0 is an upgraded query engine and data integration platform. Its designers helped create Google Dremel, a precursor for new big data query tools.
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Data has become highly distributed, as have business users. Data integration processes need to change to keep up, says consultant Rick van der Lans. Continue Reading
Consultant Rick van der Lans says that centralizing the data integration process might not be the optimal way to deal with distributed data. Continue Reading
Data virtualization software is a good fit for integrating distributed data, says Rick van der Lans. But it needs to be in tune with your network. Continue Reading
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A member-owned supply chain management company melded siloed data sets to gain a unified view of diverse data feeds. Continue Reading
Educators and experts tout data storytelling as a way to better engage business managers with data, but others caution about overcrowding visuals. Continue Reading
As data sources continue to increase, organizations are reconsidering enterprise data warehouses for a more flexible approach to data management. Continue Reading
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Consultant David Loshin outlines a strategy for ensuring data is suitable to use: Make business units responsible for applying data quality policies and use data virtualization tools to help manage the process. Continue Reading
Deploying cloud databases might be relatively easy, but designing an effective cloud-based big data architecture isn't so simple, says consultant David Linthicum. Continue Reading
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Integration software has matured in recent years, but consultant Rick Sherman writes that many IT managers aren't aware of the increased capabilities. Continue Reading
The right cloud data integration tools helped high performance storage vendor Panasas complete a very successful IT overhaul. Continue Reading
Dell this week released an update to its newly acquired Boomi SaaS integration suite, but at least two companies say you won't catch them using the product anymore. Continue Reading