Education Resources For Use & Management of Data

DataEd Webinar: Let’s talk Metadata: Strategies and Successes

DataEd Online: Let’s Talk Metadata Strategies and Successes from DATAVERSITY Click HERE to view just the slides from this presentation. About the Presentation Commonly described as metadata management, properly implemented metadata practices incorporate data structures into more abstract processing.  By using data about the data to enhance its value, its understandability, ease of use and…

Big Data goes to Mars (and Back)

by Jody Ray Bennett NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory made international headlines last month when its Curiosity rover made a successful landing on the red planet’s Gale Crater. Launched on November 26th, 2011, Curiosity traveled over 350 million miles to touch down just 1.5 miles away from its target on August 6th, 2012. Equipped with a…

Integrating VoltDB with Hadoop

Integrating Hadoop with VoltDB

This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About this White Paper Hadoop is an open-source framework for managing and manipulating massive amounts of data. VoltDB is a transactional database for managing high velocity data. Business applications often require both instantaneous, reliable database execution as well as the archival and analysis of historical data. The ability…

Inspirations for Women in Data Management

by Shannon Kempe This article started at Enterprise Data World 2012 when Karen Lopez was a panelist on the talk, What to Look for at EDW this year – a Guide for Novices and Experts. The question posed to Karen was regarding how she got into data management, and the answer was simply, “I was…

Unstructured Data and the Enterprise

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Unstructured Data and the Enterprise from DATAVERSITY About the Research Paper In its most basic definition, unstructured data simply means any form of data that does not easily fit into a relational model or a set of database tables. Unstructured data exists in a variety of formats: books, audio, video, or even a collection of documents.…

Operationalizing Data Governance

by Paul Williams Data Quality and Data Governance continue to grow in importance for data professionals, especially with the emphasis on organizational compliance in the wake of the recent financial crisis as well as the nearly decade-old Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Remember, officers of any enterprise can be held legally accountable for non-compliance. Anyone establishing a Data…

A Look at the Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method (ATAM)

by Paul Williams “He who doesn’t lay his foundations before hand, may by great abilities do so afterward, although with great trouble to the architect and danger.” – Machiavelli Machiavelli’s prescient quote applies equally as well to the software development process today as it did regarding building architecture in 16th Century Italy. Getting software architecture…

Master Data Management White Papers from Informatica

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These White Papers are Sponsored by: DATAVERSITY has partnered with Informatica to bring you a series of White Papers to help educate you on their company, products, and how their solutions fit in the world of data management. Check out these three white papers in the series that fit under the topic of “Master Data…

So You Want To Be a Data Governance Manager?

by Jody Ray Bennett How do companies keep track of the overflow of data in a technology driven market?  How can data be turned into an asset?  How does one discern good data from unusable data?  If you have a genuine interest in organizing data for profit, then perhaps you should consider the role of…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – NoSQL

Big Challenges in Data Modeling: NoSQL from DATAVERSITY   Topic Focus for this session: NoSQL About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Graeme Simsion. Join Graeme and two or more expert panelists each month to discuss their experiences in breaking…