Enterprise Information Management

Heralding Software Defined Storage, Part 2

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by Jelani Harper The boons of Software Defined Storage and the specific applications of this technology that IBM has recently unveiled—Elastic Storage and Storlets—and the ways that SDS has restructured conventional notions of availability, scalability, and accessibility in the era of Big Data were discussed at length in part one of this article. What was…

Informatica and Tech Mahindra Announce Global Alliance to Transform Data Management Services

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Tech Mahindra Ltd., a leading IT services provider of connected solutions to the connected world, and Informatica Corporation, the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, today announced an expansion of their decade-long strategic association. The already established global alliance now brings further value…

Data Integrity Rules 1

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by Michael Brackett Developing formal business rules is an excellent concept that must be followed by both business professionals and data management professionals to ensure high quality processes and data. However, developing formal business rules is often oriented toward processes, procedures, and policies rather than toward data resource quality.  Formal business rules must be developed…

DataTorrent Raises the Bar on Real-Time Data Analytics With Industry’s First Enterprise Class Real-Time Streaming Platform

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by Angela Guess According to the company, “DataTorrent, creator of the world’s first enterprise grade real-time stream processing platform on Hadoop, today announced the general availability of DataTorrent RTS. DataTorrent RTS enables enterprises to take action in real-time as a result of high-performance complex processing of data as it is created. Separately, DataTorrent announced a strategic go-to-market partnership…

Neo4j Graph Database Powers the Healthcare Sector

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that healthcare companies around the globe have turned to Neo4j to enable new opportunities and efficiencies by using the power of the graph database to leverage the connections inside their data. Companies such…

Why Oracle is Taking Charge of the Big Data Marketplace

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by Angela Guess Andy Kazewych of The Motley Fool recently wrote, “Oracle is the second largest software vendor in the world, trailing only behind Microsoft, but steadily catching up. Last year, Oracle overtook the number two position, displacing IBM to third place. Oracle deals with enterprise software, as well as hardware, primarily due to the acquisition of Sun…

Laura Sebastian-Coleman’s Highlights from Enterprise Data World

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by Angela Guess Laura Sebastian-Coleman of Elsevier recently wrote, “EDW 2014 was an excellent conference, packed with engaging and engaged participants. I had two primary goals at the conference: first, to deliver my tutorial on data quality assessment (based on Measuring Data Quality for Ongoing Improvement) and get feedback on what I had presented; and secondly to learn how…

Oracle Launches MySQL Fabric

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by Angela Guess Mike Vizard of IT Business Edge reports,  ”Ever since Oracle gained control over the MySQL relational database by acquiring Sun Microsystems, doubts have been raised about the company’s level of commitment to an open source database that many see as a rival to Oracle’s namesake RDBMS. In a move that may help silence some…

EDW Slides: Master Data Management – Ensuring Value is Delivered

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Enterprise Data World Webinars: Master Data Management: Ensuring Value is Delivered from DATAVERSITY   About the Webinar Now that your organization has decided to move forward with Master Data Management (MDM), how do you make sure that you get the most value from your investment? In this webinar, we will cover the critical success factors…

Groupon Expands Teradata System to Accommodate Rapid Business Growth

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata Corp., the analytic data platforms, marketing applications and services company, announced today that Groupon, a global leader of local commerce known for its website featuring discount coupons usable at local or national companies, has expanded its Teradata Data Appliance-based Data Warehouse to accommodate…