A Brief History of Data Quality

The term “Data Quality” focuses primarily on the level of accuracy possessed by the data, but also includes other qualities such as accessibility and usefulness. Some data isn’t accurate at all, which, in turn, promotes bad decision-making. Some organizations promote fact checking and Data Governance, and, as a consequence, make decisions that give them an […]

The Rise of Open-Source Databases: What You Need to Know

Click to learn more about author Kevin Kline. Tech pros must balance productivity with cost and complexity every day, and those who work with database platforms are further challenged as open-source databases become more commonplace.  Additional complications range from the transition to remote work to the rising demand for data processing, compliance with GDPR, and […]

The Duality of DBaaS: Friend or Foe?

Click to learn more about author Matt Yonkovit. A forest fire is a powerful force of nature. Capable of massive destruction, but also with the potential to bring forth new life and facilitate positive growth.  Cloud database-as-a-service offerings have a similar duality.  The power of the cloud has transformed our technology infrastructure. Nowhere is this more evident […]

What Is Data Migration?

Data migration describes transferring data between storage types, formats or computer systems with as little change as possible. Due to acquisitions, relocation, or outgrowing a current system, companies find the need to migrate data. More than just a “lift and shift” approach, good  data migration catalyzes rethinking of Data Strategy and Data Architecture through: Upgrading […]

What Is Data Security?

Data security describes the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure people and things take the right actions with data and information assets, even in the presence of malicious inputs. The right actions mean controlling and enabling data activity by balancing needs from: Stakeholders: Protect personal information while allowing access for legitimate transactions agreed upon […]

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