What is a Data Modeler?

A data modeler is a person who models data or documents software and business system designs. By doing this, a data modeler translates business needs into technical specifications. Developers and other IT members benefit from this when creating new data systems and troubleshooting and maintaining them. Data models promote consensus among developers, customers, and other […]

A Brief History of Data Containers

Data containers have become crucial for the efficient transport of data to a public cloud and back to a private platform. Containers are software packages containing everything needed for the software to run. This includes libraries, system tools, and settings, as well as an executable program. Additionally, containers offer another layer of security because the […]

Move Past Traditional 3-2-1 Data Backups

Click here to learn more about Sean Derrington. Move Past Traditional 3-2-1 Data Backups   Strangely enough, we have a professional photographer to thank for the 3-2-1 backup strategy that many organizations employ today. Peter Krogh originally shared the concept in his 2009 book The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photography. This backup strategy […]

What is Canonical Data Modeling?

Canonical Data Modeling documents, using Data Modeling techniques, how messages or packets pass between different systems internally in the organization and across different company systems, to do e-business. Data sometimes vary, across systems, in their definitions. For example, a company may have defined “customer” for a data warehouse constructed 10 years ago and then characterized […]

How Healthcare Organizations Can Remedy Data Protection and Availability with Cloud DR

Click to learn more about author Don Boxley. With the COVID-19 pandemic showing few signs of slowing, together with virtually every reputable health authority warning of a second wave this Fall, most industries are reevaluating their data protection, availability, and disaster recovery (DR) strategies. Not surprisingly, healthcare is chief among those taking a hard look […]

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