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Data Virtualization Defined: How it Helps Organizations Succeed

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

Data Virtualization (DV) is unlike traditional Data Integration, where change must be made on multiple layers; Data Virtualization makes change easy for the business as new requirements and sources can be integrated and changed rapidly. The Data Management Association International (DAMA) Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK), second edition, describes Data Virtualization as: “Data Virtualization […]

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A Brief History of Data Lakes

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Data Lakes are consolidated, centralized storage areas for raw, unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data, taken from multiple sources and lacking a predefined schema. Data Lakes have been created to save data that “may have value.” The value of data and the insights that can be gained from it are unknowns and can vary with the […]

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Data Modeling vs. Data Architecture

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Modeling Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

In the second edition of the Data Management Book of Knowledge (DMBOK 2): “Data Architecture defines the blueprint for managing data assets by aligning with organizational strategy to establish strategic data requirements and designs to meet these requirements.” Another way to look at it, according to Donna Burbank, Managing Director at Global Data Strategy: “Data […]

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A Blockchain Model for Data Management and Data Quality Optimization

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles, Interview  /  No Comments

McKesson, a leading healthcare company for wholesale medical supplies and equipment, pharmaceutical distribution, and healthcare technology, delivers one-third of prescription medicine in North America, supports 15,000 pharmacies and more than 9,000 oncologists and other medical specialists, and offers more than 250,000 SKUs of brand and private label medical-surgical supplies. Striving – and achieving – supply […]

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Data Warehouses and GPUs: Big Data at High Speed

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

“Three years ago it was tough to tell the market that they should put a Data Warehouse on top of something that runs on top of GPUs,” said Ami Gal, CEO and co-founder of SQream. “Now it’s clear that GPUs are storming A.I., Machine Learning, and data centers,” and GPU technology has become an accepted […]

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So You Want to be a Data Engineer?

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

The work of Data Engineers is extremely technical. They are responsible for designing and maintaining  the architecture of data systems, which incorporates concepts ranging from analytic infrastructures to Data Warehouses. Data Engineers need to have a solid understanding of commonly used scripting languages and are expected to support the steady evolution of improved Data Quality, […]

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Cloud Architecture and Cloud Computing Trends in 2019

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Cloud Architecture has come a long way. A decade ago, the first “primitive” Cloud services became available. Since then, a variety of organizations, ranging from nonprofits to government agencies to startups, have embraced Cloud technologies. These are some things being done with Cloud Computing: Backing up, storing, and recovering data Developing new apps and services […]

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Automated Data Catalogs Allow Rethinking of Data Policies

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  Data Architecture Articles, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

In Data Catalogs we trust. Or at least that should be the case. In a recent global survey on data-driven decision making in business, close to 60 percent of respondents say their companies base at least half of their regular business decisions on gut feel or experience rather than data and information. Respondents cited problems […]

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