White Papers

Research Paper: Big Challenges in Data Modeling

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This Research Paper  is Sponsored by:      and        About the Research Paper This report examines the biggest challenges faced by data modelers at both quantitative and qualitative levels. It discusses the results of four different data modeling surveys in 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2012 taken by some of the leading industry…

The Big Data Opportunity

This White Paper is Sponsored by:     About the White Paper Big Data strategies—those that use massively parallel, specialized systems to tap the intelligence held in high volumes of distributed, unstructured data—are changing industries, and creating winners and also-rans. Invaluable information, culled from data collected at customer interaction points, is being used to drive…

Unlocking Business Value with Data Governance, Data Architecture, and Metadata Management

This White Paper is Sponsored by: About the White Paper This paper examines the root causes of data centralization failure and then reviews straightforward best practices that can help avoid such failures but are typically ignored when systems are designed in an ad hoc, organic manner (as in most organizations). Instituting data governance best practices will reduce the risks and…

Why Your Business Users Need to Love Metadata

This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About the White Paper No business likes to throw money out the window, or in the case of the modern day enterprise, down the electronic data stream. But, that is exactly what businesses all over the world are doing every day if they don’t have control of their…

Master Data Management Decisions Made by the Data Governance Organization

This White Paper is Sponsored by: About this White Paper Master data management (MDM) is about people and process; it is not about technology. Implementing MDM technology alone will not address operational and business process challenges. Rather, “mastering” data involves people taking action through established data policies and processes. This whitepaper discusses how to leverage a Data Governance…

NoSQL Database Technology

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This White Paper is Sponsored by: About this White Paper Interactive software has changed in fundamental ways over the last 35 years. But until recently, database technology has not advanced to keep pace. The “online” systems of the 1970s have evolved into today’s web and mobile applications. These systems solve new problems for vastly larger…

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…

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…

VoltDB Technical Overview

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This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About the White Paper Created by database pioneer Michael Stonebraker along with senior computer scientists from MIT, Yale, Brandeis and Brown universities, VoltDB is a blazingly fast relational database management system (RDBMS) designed to run on modern scale-out computing infrastructures. VoltDB is aimed at a new generation of…