Part 1 – I, Robot Sometimes, when writing a word document, I would spell a word so wrong, that MS Office spell check would just give up on me. It would say to me, “Lady, I know all the words in the English dictionary, and I have no clue what you want to say.” I... more
The cloud is proving to be immensely popular as it provides self-service, elastic, managed, on-demand infrastructure, platform and solutions to the organization. Organizations can put just about any process, application or system in the cloud, the data warehouse being one of them. Snowflake is one such data warehouse purpose built for the cloud. According to... more
National Instruments (NI) is a global company producing software and hardware empowering scientists and engineers to measure and automate the world around them. NI has more than 35,000 customers worldwide, $1 billion in revenue and serves industries such as Electronics, Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Automotive, Wireless, Heavy Equipment, Industrial Machinery, Academic and Research, Semiconductor and RF/Mobile.... more
If you are considering Amazon Redshift for your new data warehousing project, you are definitely not alone! Many of our customers are going through a data-driven digital transformation and have already implemented modern data warehouse projects with Amazon Redshift. Yet many more are requesting our help to do so now. Major drivers for this... more
My last post took a closer look at the IT roadmap. For a cloud migration, a transformation around data analytics, or any long-term IT revolution, you create a roadmap to guide you from your present state to the desired future vision. But that begs a question: How do you know what that future vision should... more
Digital transformation is a buzzword. But dig beneath the hype and you will find something real— it’s either the business opportunity of a lifetime, or an existential threat. Disrupt, or be disrupted. Digital disruption is about building new business models that leverage data to create new and innovative products and services that lead to a... more
For the third consecutive year, Gartner has ranked Informatica the #1 Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution provider worldwide. Gartner’s newly released 2016 market share revenue identified in Gartner’s report “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2016 for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) in the Application and Infrastructure Middleware Market”[i] shows that... more
Today, we are excited to announce Informatica Cloud Spring 2017 release. This release expands Informatica’s leadership as a leading Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) vendor, by includinga wide variety of new and enhanced capabilities across the entire platform. The suite of offerings support high performing Cloud Data Warehouse use cases and increased developer productivity... more
“Kicking the can down the road” approaches to data management may enable organizations to meet deadlines, but they need to understand that they will leave these organizations poorly prepared for the digital transformation that is sweeping through virtually every industry.
Thinking about data management architecture early is key to success in deploying hybrid analytics. You need to address the key data management challenges without slowing down the analytics project - which is the whole point of cloud deployments.