Topic "Big Data"

Little Kids, Little Problems, Big Kids, Big Problems

I was talking with a colleague recently about our kids and we were sharing stories about the challenges of raising them. While Jim is starting out on the journey (his kids are 1 and 3), I am nearing the end of the journey (I hope), with two young adults – 18 and 21. During our... more

NextGen Operational Insights for Informatica Big Data Management

Informatica is happy to announce the next generation of operational monitoring and analytics for Big Data Management (BDM) on Operational Insights. Operational Insights is a hybrid cloud service to help efficiently operationalize Informatica BDM and/or PowerCenter environments. Operational Insights helps successful implementation of BDM by providing An integrated dashboard to view the health of all... more

A New World Order: From Debits and Credits to Policies and Catalogs

When medieval Europe moved towards a monetary economy it became necessary for merchants to account for multiple transactions financed by bank loans. In 1494 Luca Pacioli a Franciscan monk conveniently published the first known work on double entry bookkeeping. This simple concept of debits and credits has been the mechanism behind the financial systems that... more

Column Similarity: Metadata Intelligence for Curation and Consumption

Ability to accurately label columns, attributes and fields is a critical requirement for both data discovery and data governance. However, organizations can have millions of datasets and hundreds of millions of columns/fields in various structured and semi-structured data sources, making it impossible to manually curate them one by one. Also, not all columns represent unique... more

5 Steps to Building a Data Lake with Informatica Big Data Management on Azure

Big data is the underpinning of how companies are revolutionizing customer engagement, driving productivity and fueling innovation. It has emerged as a megatrend that is continuing to gain attention. Big data started with Hadoop. Yahoo! and Google used Hadoop as a simple, focused product designed to index web pages for search. Today big data is... more

EDC Discover for Tableau: In Context Data Catalog for Self Service BI

A data catalog is essential to provide a single place for data discovery for all kinds of data consumers: business users, data analysts and report developers. A large majority of these users have already chosen Tableau as the Business Intelligence and Analytics platform of choice. Informatica’s Enterprise Data Catalog allows data owners and data stewards to curate... more

Need a Shopping Experience for Data Assets? An Intelligent Data Catalog is your Best Ally

I am a big fan of online shopping. Whether it is back to school or holiday shopping, I enjoy the shopping experience, flexibility and quick access to goods in the comfort of my home. I can quickly sift through thousands of items, get product details, read consumer recommendations, review alternate options and ultimately make that... more

Informatica Proud to Take Home Two Datanami 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards

A big thank you to everyone who voted for the Datanami 2017 Data Management Cataloging and Prep Reader’s choice awards. We are honored to receive first place recognition in both– the “Big Data Product or Technology: Data Management(Cataloging)” and “Data Management(Prep)” categories. Many of our customers use Informatica’s AI-Powered Data Catalog for a variety of... more