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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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…

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