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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Streamlining Data Virtualization with AI and ML

Streamlining Data Virtualization with AI and ML

These days, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) seem to be everywhere around us, answering questions, designing components, and even driving cars. Can they also help with data virtualization? For sure. But first, let’s make sure that when we…

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Data Virtualization: Thinking Outside the Bowl

Data Virtualization: Thinking Outside the Bowl

Across all vertical markets, organizations adopt data virtualization as a core part of their IT infrastructure because data is becoming more distributed, more heterogeneous, and larger in volume. The pressures on business to be more competitive are continually growing, so…

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Data Services Layers: The Buzz (Word) Killer

Data Services Layers: The Buzz (Word) Killer

In all of my conversations about data, the same words and phrases keep coming up – agility, performance, security, governance, the heterogeneity of data sources (data silos), and ease of access, just to name a few. I use them so…

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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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