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Updated August 2019 If you are anything like me, you might have, once or twice, dropped your phone in some not-to-be-specified water-carrying vessel… So it’s pretty safe to say that your mobile device is likely protected by Asurion. Asurion is a multi-billion dollar company providing much-needed insurance for smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices, on... more
It’s a sunny afternoon, you’re on the highway with the top down and stuck in traffic. You fumble through your navigation trying to figure out which is the best and fastest route to your destination. You can take the side streets, where you will encounter traffic lights and eventually get to your destination. Alternatively, you... more
No one hides in a bunker for five months to avoid cold-and-flu season. And most people wouldn’t confine themselves to bed for four weeks over a sprained ankle. It would be ridiculous to disrupt your life to such degrees. You’ve got stuff to do. So you bulk up on hand sanitizer or elastic bandages and... more
A recent survey of over 250 professional QA engineers across the world showed that more than a third of the testing time was spent on managing test data. When there are multiple systems that are involved in a business process that needs to be tested, the process of finding test data becomes close to impossible... more
The new EU data privacy regulation, GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation), is driving the need for a Data Lake to hold the volumes and types of customer data required to be covered by the regulation. What is GDPR? GDPR is the new EU data privacy regulation that comes into force in May 2018 and requires... more
I learned at an early age when fishing with my buddies that it doesn’t matter how good of a fisherman you are—you’re not going to catch anything if you’re not where the fish are. This same bit of advice extends to data lakes. Not even the best data scientists in the world would find insights... more
Everyone I spoke to at the Informatica World 2015 last month wants to build a Data Lake, but are afraid that the Lake will end up as a Swamp. Based on where we are heading, I don’t think using words like Lakes, Swamps, Reservoirs, or names of other large data bodies is going to work... more