Tag "data engineering"
With the number of connected devices expected to reach 50 billion by 2020, there is a huge volume of data that is being generated. These devices are changing lives—and the nature of data. This data provides businesses with nearly real-time access into how its products are being used. Organizations need to identify and act on... more
What is data engineering? Data engineering enables data users across the enterprise with clean, quality data they can trust, so they can drive better business insights and actions. Data engineering is the result of technology disruption in what we used to call big data. Overall, the industry is moving toward data management environments that deliver... more
Seven years ago, Amazon Web Services held the first re:Invent in Las Vegas. I remember it well – I was there as a speaker, talking about the first big data products Informatica had released dealing with hierarchical data processing at scale. I can’t overstate how significantly things have changed since then – for Informatica, for... more
Serverless is a cloud architecture that allows you to be free of managing servers, virtual machines (VMs), or containers. Serverless does not mean there are no servers involved (servers are still used for running applications). It simply means that you do not have to interact with or control the servers involved in the architecture. Serverless... more
You may not agree with me, but sometimes Excel is the best tool for the job! Recently I was chatting with the owner of a small business that’s selling sports bottles and I was surprised to learn that the marketing analyst loaded all the sales and marketing data into Excel to calculate the return on... more