• Spark and Data Virtualization

    Spark and Data Virtualization: Competitors or Cooperators?

    Apache Spark and data virtualization enables us to extract data from heterogeneous data sources, integrate and process that data, and make it available for a wide range of reporting and analytics tools. Both do so without the need to store…

  • Comparing ETL with Data Virtualization Makes No Sense

    Comparing ETL with Data Virtualization Makes No Sense

    Some still think it makes sense to compare ETL tools with data virtualization servers. Let me be clear, it really doesn’t. Unquestionably, both tool categories belong to the class of data integration tools, like data replication tools, data wrangling tools,…

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    Easy Database Migration with Data Virtualization

    Some still see data virtualization as an alternative technology to ETL. For them it’s nothing more than another style of data integration. However, data virtualization is much more. Data virtualization is about abstraction. It’s about data consumers being decoupled from…

  • The Virtual Data Lake for a Data Scientist

    In the previous article we reviewed the architectural elements of the virtual data lake, dug deeper into its technical implications. In this post, we will review the architectural elements of the virtual data lake, and will discuss why a virtual…

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    On the Edge: Smart Factories of the Future

    Today’s data economy depends on the data generated by people, and increasingly by the devices, appliances, and machines that make up the IoT. Data is enabling the granular targeting of people’s affinities, so people are expecting more personalized products. Although…

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    Advanced Technology Meets Advanced Intelligence

    Neudesic and Denodo Accelerate Adoption of Hybrid Cloud Solutions Using Data Virtualization Companies that leverage data virtualization can quickly achieve their data and analytics goals, but the companies that get there first begin with a solid understanding of their desired…

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    4 Key Takeaways from the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

    The Magic Quadrant (MQ) is an influential series of reports published annually by the IT consulting firm Gartner, Inc. The latest edition of the MQ for Data Integration has been recently released (you can read it here) and it identifies…

The Essential Tool for the Data Gold Rush

The Essential Tool for the Data Gold Rush

There is a common saying in entrepreneurial circles that goes, “During a gold rush, sell shovels.” The origin of this saying dates back to the California Gold Rush of the mid 1800s, in which thousands of gold prospectors across the…

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Successful Cloud Migrations Made Easy

Successful Cloud Migrations Made Easy

One of the most common trends in data strategy is moving to the cloud. More recently, we have been hearing companies say that they’re moving “everything” to the cloud. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, because some data, or…

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New Data Architectures are too Data-Store-Centric

New Data Architectures are too Data-Store-Centric

Too often the design of new data architectures is based on old principles: they are still very data-store-centric. They consist of many physical data stores in which data is stored repeatedly and redundantly. Over time, new types of data stores,…

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No Data Lineage? No Trust!

No Data Lineage? No Trust!

The awareness of what we know is not just a nice-to-have, but the very essence of knowledge itself. Knowledge does not exist by acts of faith; it requires transparency, trust, and communicability. “Knowing something” means knowing the entire path that…

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Data Virtualization is the CDO’s Best Friend

Data Virtualization is the CDO’s Best Friend

According to CIO magazine, the first chief data officer (CDO) was employed at Capital One in 2002,  and since then the role has become widespread, driven by the recent explosion of big data. The CDO role has a variety of…

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