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What is a Customer Data Platform?

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Jonathan Lee. In the past year and a half DATAVERSITY readers have been exposed to new Customer Data Platform (CDP) offerings from vendors like BlueConic, RedPoint Global and others. But what is a CDP? First introduced around 2013, CDP is a concept defined by the Customer Data Platform Institute […]

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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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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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Five Ways Data Engineers Are Leveraging Self-Service Data Prep Solutions

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  Data Architecture Blogs, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Farnaz Erfan. With the growth of Big Data Analytics, data engineers are now gaining a lot of popularity.  And, while the majority of them have coding and technical skills, ETL knowledge, or can program in MapReduce, many have found that applying a Self-service Data Prep solution can help them […]

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All Aboard the Prescriptive Analytics Express

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Joe deBuzna. Racing down the tracks with the equivalent of 170 Boeing 747s in tow, the 440,000 pound (200,000kg) next-generation locomotive is about to break. Some of the hundreds of sensors pulling in over 150,000 data points per minute show one of the train’s two turbochargers (yes, some trains have turbochargers) is starting […]

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