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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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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Autodesk Transforms, by Leveraging Data Virtualization

Autodesk Transforms, by Leveraging Data Virtualization

Change is sometimes difficult to embrace, especially when it involves downtime. Autodesk, makers of world-renowned 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, wanted to change from perpetual licensing to subscription-based licensing, but knew that this change would likely impact the entire…

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Denodo DataFest 2017: A Recap

On October 19th, Denodo hosted their annual flagship event Denodo DataFest in New York. The following week, Denodo DataFest landed for the first time in London at the St Paul’s Grange Hotel; both events were a resounding success thanks to…

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Advanced Medical Research, Powered by a Logical Data Warehouse

Advanced Medical Research, Powered by a Logical Data Warehouse

Medical research is highly data-driven, and projects are made and broken by the quantity and quality of data available. Biostorage Technologies, a company that stores and manages biological samples for the top biopharmaceutical companies and academic research institutions, knew that…

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Logical Architectures for Big Data Analytics

If you check the reference architectures for big data analytics proposed by Forrester and Gartner, or ask your colleagues building big data analytics platforms for their companies (typically under the ‘enterprise data lake’ tag), they will all tell you that…

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