Tag "data lake"

ETL vs ELT: What’s the Difference, How They Help and Common Myths

If you have been using a data warehouse in your organization or are planning to build one, chances are you have already heard about ETL and ELT. But, let’s quickly recap to set the stage for the rest of this discussion. What are ETL and ELT? ETL and ELT refer to whether you transform (“T”)... more

4 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Data Warehouse and Data Lake with Metadata Management

Businesses today are rapidly modernizing and consolidating data warehouses and data lakes in the cloud. The transformation over the past few years has been conspicuous. With the exponential growth in the amount of data being generated and with businesses and functions demanding quick access to that data, enterprises need to scale up their analytical capability.... more

A Toast to Our Intelligent Data Disruptors This Holiday Season

As the end of 2020 approaches and the holiday season is in full swing, we’re raising our glasses to celebrate our Informatica customers—our Intelligent Data Disruptors. Our customers have made 2020 a monumental year with their data-driven initiatives. Here are a few success stories we’re excited to shine some extra light on this holiday season:... more

Drive Business Insights with Governed Data Lake Management for Amazon S3

Enterprises have changed the way they conduct business today as a result of the current pandemic. More and more, CDOs are tasked with providing quick and just-in-time data to internal consumers, while controlling risk and adhering to compliance requirements. Customer engagements have changed as well. Customer engagement models have shifted significantly toward digital with the... more

Why data needs to be hands-free

Data is being democratized, extending the audience for business analytics by sharing access with more enterprise users. In theory, that should mean more people can bring insights to the surface and uncover new opportunities to create customer value. Advances like data orchestration and data lakes have made broader access easier – but many organizations still... more

Enjoying your data lake from your lakehouse

When it comes to data, businesses have trust issues. According to a survey by TDWI, 64% of CIOs(1) believe data quality and management are the biggest barriers to unleashing the power of all the information they process and store. To gain more control, companies have invested in cloud data warehouses and data lakes. The growing... more

Unleashing data’s promise in disrupted times

The average lifespan of an S&P500 company is now less than 20 years – down from 60 years in the 1950s. If large organizations are going to survive, they need to radically rethink strategies and business models. Grocery stores are launching banks. E-commerce businesses are building brick and mortar locations. Amid all the disruption, the... more

Informatica Wins Snowflake Data Lake Partner of the Year

And the Winner Is…?  Informatica!   We’re excited to announce that Informatica was recognized as the Snowflake Data Lake Partner of the Year for Cloud Analytics this week at Snowflake’s virtual partner summit. Thanks to our longstanding partnership and deep technology integrations, we’ve been designated an Elite partner in their new Technology Partner Program and are Snowflake-ready. That means our joint solution is validated and certified on Snowflake, so customers can feel confident as they modernize their data warehouses and data lakes in the cloud.  ... more

3 Key Essentials for Cloud Lakehouse Data Management

“An iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator… an iPod… a phone… are you getting it? These are not three separate devices; this is one device… and we are calling it the iPhone!” This is how Steve Jobs proudly introduced the Apple iPhone on January 9, 2007. The iPhone was revolutionary at the time because... more

Analytics Modernization on Azure: One Size Does Not Fit All

Discover Four Customer Journeys to a Cloud Data Warehouse or Data Lake on Azure A modern analytics strategy built on a strong data foundation is the key to success for modern enterprise businesses. But how do you achieve that foundation? A recent Harvard Business Review survey of global executives found that 80 percent of respondents say their organizations are struggling... more