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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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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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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Data movement killed the BI star

Data Movement Killed the BI Star

Business Intelligence (BI) is critical for the success of today’s enterprise. However, many companies still struggle to figure out how to use analytics to take advantage of their data. It is not the informational BI tools they have; it’s simply…

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