Myths in Data Virtualization Performance

Update: Interested in data virtualization performance? Check out our most recent blog posts, “Performance of Data Virtualization in Logical Data Warehouse Scenarios” and “Physical vs Logical Data Warehouse Performance: The Numbers.”   The topic I probably get asked most about…

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Top 5 Data Management Trends for 2015

Top 5 Data Management Trends for 2015

The New Year brings a complex environment for enterprises. The rapid growth of big data presents enormous challenges for organizations. And the volume of data is expanding at an alarming rate with data production expected to be 44 times greater…

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Big Data is not always Big Information

Big Data is not always Big Information Organizations don’t need big data, they need big information. Let me explain. Years ago, my professors taught me the critical difference between data and information. Data are raw unorganized facts that need to…

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Big Data Warehouses require Hybrid Data Storage

Big Data Warehouses require Hybrid Data Storage There’s no stopping the big data revolution. The potential business advantages are clear. Big data systems make advanced forms of analytics possible that allows organizations to optimize business processes, increase customer delight and…

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big-data-virtualization

V is for Big Data Virtualization

You’ve undoubtedly heard the (tired) definition of big data involving the three “Vs” for volume, variety, and velocity. Now there’s a growing movement to associate a fourth V-word with big data sets: virtualization. But what is data virtualization? For years,…

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