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How HBX, Harvard Business School’s Digital Education Initiative, became data-centric with Amazon Redshift

How can you benefit from the excellent education offered by Harvard Business School without actually getting accepted to their renowned full-time MBA program or moving to Boston? This is the question Harvard Business School was attempting to answer when they formed HBX, the digital education initiative from Harvard Business School. With the unique HBX program,... more

Extending PowerCenter to Cloud with Amazon Redshift

Are you a PowerCenter user interested in an Amazon Redshift data warehouse?  Or perhaps you have already started working on a new POC (Proof of Concept) for Amazon Redshift?  If so, you are not alone! And we’d like to help you out! Many of Informatica’s PowerCenter customers are exploring ways to leverage their long-standing investment... more

Jumpstart Your Redshift Project Today: Informatica Cloud Hourly Pricing on AWS Marketplace

Are you kickstarting an Amazon Redshift Analytics project?  Have we got great news for you!  We are so pleased to announce that now you can get started in minutes, loading meaningful cloud and on-premise data for Amazon Redshift with Informatica Cloud! That’s right, via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace you now pay just for... more

How Amazon Redshift Helps SendGrid Deliver Data Insights

When you received your Uber ‘Tuesday Evening Ride Receipt’ or Spotify’s ‘This Week’s New Music’ email, did you stop to think about how they got there?  SendGrid’s reliable email platform delivers over 20 Billion transactional and marketing emails each month!  SendGrid’s cloud-based platform  powers emails from many of your favorite brands, including Uber, Airbnb, Spotify,... more

Informatica Supports New Custom ODBC/JDBC Drivers for Amazon Redshift

Informatica’s Redshift connector is a state-of-the-art Bulk-Load type connector which allows users to perform all CRUD operations on Amazon Redshift. It makes use of AWS best practices to load data at high throughput in a safe and secure manner and is available on Informatica Cloud and PowerCenter. Today we are excited to announce the support... more

Amazon re:Invent 2014 Recap: “Cloud has Become the New Normal”

It’s amazing how fast a year goes by. Last year, Informatica Cloud exhibited at Amazon re:Invent for the very first time where we showcased our connector for Amazon Redshift. At the time, customers were simply kicking the tires on Amazon’s newest cloud data warehousing service, and trying to learn where it might make sense to... more

A Guide for Using Cloud Integration to Load Data into Amazon Redshift: Establishing Connections

Amazon Redshift, one of the fast-rising stars in the AWS ecosystem has taken the data warehousing world by storm ever since it was introduced almost two years ago. Amazon Redshift operates completely in the cloud, and allows you to provision nodes on-demand. This model allows you to overcome many of the pains associated with traditional... more

How Parallel Data Loading and Amazon Redshift Redefine Data Warehousing Performance

As Informatica Cloud product managers, we spend a lot of our time thinking about things like relational databases. Recently, we’ve been considering their limitations, and, specifically, how difficult and expensive it is to provision an on-premise data warehouse to handle the petabytes of fluid data generated by cloud applications and social media.  As a result,... more

Cloud Day Tidings and Tidbits at Informatica World 2014

With practically every on-premise application having a counterpart in the SaaS world, enterprise IT departments have truly made the leap to a new way of computing that is transforming their organizations. The last mile of cloud transformation lies in the field of integration, and it is for this purpose that Informatica had a dedicated Cloud... more