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Can Isima Be the Nutanix of Data Management?

Oct 14, 2020 |

Despite the technological advances in big data, companies continue to struggle to put it all together and manage data in an effective way. Now a company called Isima is stepping forward with a plan to build a platform that combines multiple data management disciplines–including ESBs, EDWs, ETL, and BI–into one hyperconverged system, or what its CEO dubs “the Nutanix of data management.”

We’ve gone through three distinct architectural phases in building big data systems, according to Darshan Rawal, the CEO and co-founder of Isima. Read more…

Data.world Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

Sep 16, 2020 |

What is a data catalog? If you answered that it’s simply an index that tells you where to find data, then Brett Hurt would like a word with you. As the co-founder and CEO of data.world, Hurt is looking to redefine what is a data catalog. Read more…

How the Lack of Good Data Is Hampering the COVID-19 Response

Apr 27, 2020 |

We don’t have perfect data on COVID-19. That much is painfully obvious. But is the data we have good enough to make sound decisions? That’s the question that many people are asking as political leaders consider lifting social-distancing restrictions and resuming public life following the unprecedented coronavirus lockdown. Read more…

Data Privacy Day: Putting Good (and Bad) Practices in the Spotlight

Jan 28, 2020 |

Thanks to the rapid digitization of work and play, Americans are more sensitive to businesses’ data practices than ever before. With today’s arrival of Data Privacy Day, businesses around the world are sharing thoughts on how they can get ahead of the privacy curve, and stay there. Read more…

Reverse Engineering ETL Jobs for Fun and Profit

Aug 31, 2018 |

As data-loving businesses amass more and more bits and bytes, the credibility of derived results — as showcased in BI dashboards, KPIs, reports, and sundry other deliverables flowing downstream of the ETL spigot — Read more…

News In Brief

Octopai Brings ETL Reverse-Engineering Tool to Azure Data Factory

Jan 19, 2021 |

If you want to make good data-driven decisions, it’s critical for your data to be as accurate as possible. But ensuring the accuracy of data can be a difficult task in large enterprise environments with thousands of combinations of data sources, transformations, tables, and reports. Read more…

Informatica Likes Its Chances in the Cloud

Oct 13, 2020 |

Quick: Name a company that made its name in the 1990s and 2000s by providing data integration tools for enterprise analytics running in on-prem data centers, but has since pivoted the cloud and was even named Snowflake’s partner of the year? Read more…

Fivetran Launches Pay-As-You-Go Option for ETL

Sep 14, 2020 |

Fivetran wants to make it “stupidly simple” for customers to load data into cloud data warehouses, and judging from the company’s rapid growth, it seems to be working. Last week, the extract, transformation, and load (ETL) service company doubled-down on the simplicity mantra with a new plan that lets data customers pay by the sip. Read more…

CDO Stature Rises, But Data Strategies Fall Short

Aug 19, 2020 |

The role of chief data officers (CDO) is expanding as companies look to unlock value in their vast stores of customer and other data, Still, many CDOs still face a misalignment between goals and priorities, a new vendor study funds. Read more…

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

Aug 13, 2020 |

The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there’s plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball has completed its migration to Google Big Query. Read more…

This Just In

Informatica Launches Inaugural Global Study on the Office of the Chief Data Officer

Aug 19, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2020 – Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management provider, announced findings from the inaugural IDC global survey of the office of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) examining the CDO’s challenges, priorities and key performance indicators (KPIs) while operating in the digital economy. Read more…

Informatica Acquires GreenBay Technologies to Advance AI and Machine Learning Capabilities

Aug 18, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug.18, 2020 – Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced it has acquired GreenBay Technologies Inc. to accelerate its innovation in AI and machine learning data management technology. Read more…

Informatica and Google Cloud Expand Strategic Partnership with Deeper Integrations

Aug 6, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 – Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced an expanded strategic partnership with Google Cloud, including a new joint go-to-market initiative to accelerate analytics with BigQuery and SAP on Google Cloud. Read more…

Qubole Expands Integration with Informatica’s AI-driven Data Engineering Integration

Jul 7, 2020 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 7, 2020 — Qubole, the open date lake company, announced an enhanced integration with Informatica’s CLAIRE-powered Data Engineering Integration to help organizations overcome the challenges of managing and governing big data on cloud data lakes. Read more…

Informatica Acquires Compact Solutions

Jul 2, 2020 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 2, 2020 – Informatica announced it has acquired Compact Solutions LLC to bring expanded metadata management to the Informatica Intelligent Data Platform, powered by the CLAIRE AI engine. Read more…

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