Cambridge Semantics Demo: Conversations with Your Data

  Download the slides here>> Knowledge Guru is a revolutionary new feature that facilitates a conversational interaction (similar to ChatGPT) between individuals and data in their organization. The first part of this session will cover Knowledge Guru’s capabilities, and how it utilizes LLM technology. Then we’ll peel back a couple of layers and discuss how […]

7 Essential Roles for a Successful AWS Migration

Increasingly more organizations initiate AWS migration due to the advantages provided by the AWS cloud platform. According to The Business Value of Migrating to AWS survey, 43% of AWS adopters report lower time-to-market for new features, 20% report infrastructure cost savings, and 66% note an increase in administrator productivity. However, AWS migration is a challenging task requiring a […]

The Fundamentals of Data Integration

Data integration uses both technical and business processes to merge data from different sources, helping people access useful and valuable information efficiently. A well-thought-out data integration solution can deliver trusted data from a variety of sources. Data integration is gaining more traction within the business world due to the exploding volume of data and the […]

ADV Webinar: Understanding the Modern Applications of Graph Databases

  Download the slides here>> About the Webinar Another day, another mind-blowing show of capabilities from the graph database market. Reports feature benchmarks running one trillion relationships where throughput and latency improve linearly with the number of shards that it’s distributed across. There are also demonstrations of a massive knowledge graph that consists of materialized […]

How to Become a Database Manager

Becoming a database manager requires knowing how to deal with both technology and people. The responsibilities of a database manager typically include establishing and enforcing the data standards for the business and troubleshooting any problems with the data or the system.  The database manager often works with other management staff to improve data sharing and […]

Distributed Data Architecture Patterns Explained

Distributed data architecture, models using multiple platforms, and processes for data-driven goals continue to generate increased interest. As William McKnight, president of McKnight Consulting Group (MCG) and well-known data architecture advisor, says, “Seldom a database vendor does not interact with concepts around distributed data architectures: the data lakehouse, data mesh, data fabric, and data cloud, and I am […]

OLTP Database Solutions for Today’s Transactions

Online transaction processing (OLTP) enables rapid, accurate data processing for most of today’s business transactions, such as through ATMs, online banking, e-commerce, and other types of daily services. With OLTP, the common, defining characteristic of any transaction is its atomicity, or indivisibility. A transaction either succeeds as a whole, fails, or is canceled. It cannot […]

A Brief History of Data Modeling

Data Modeling is the “act” of creating a data model (physical, logical, conceptual, etc.) and includes defining and determining an organization’s data needs and goals. The act of Data Modeling defines not just data elements, but also the structures they form and the relationships between them. Developing a data model requires the data modelers to work […]

Common Types of Cloud Computing

Before the cloud era, businesses had to rely on in-house data centers and internal hardware and software infrastructures to conduct online business. Organizations had to make substantial investments to set up their websites and networks. Additionally, each business had to hire the right people to manage and monitor their infrastructures. This approach not only added to the […]