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Data Integration

Traditional approaches to the process of combining disparate data types into a cohesive, unified, organized view involve manual coding and scripting. The need for Real-Time Business Intelligence and the ability to leverage a wider variety of data sources is driving companies to embrace new ways to achieve Data Integration, including Data Virtualization, Master Data Management, and Integration Automation.



Data Integration Articles

IBM is introducing new IBM Quantum Safe technology, providing a comprehensive set of tools and capabilities, combined with IBM's deep security expertise, designed as an end-to-end solution. As quantum computers continue to advance, they will reach the ability to break the most widely used security protocols in the world. Recognizing this risk, IBM has leveraged its extensive expertise across cryptography, quantum computing, and critical infrastructure to develop IBM Quantum Safe technology, according to the company.

Posted May 22, 2023

IBM is acquiring Polar Security, an innovator in technology that helps companies discover, continuously monitor, and secure cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) application data, along with addressing the growing shadow data problem. IBM plans to integrate Polar Security's DSPM technology within its Guardium family of leading data security products. With the integration of Polar Security's DSPM technology, IBM Security Guardium will provide security teams with a data security platform that spans all data types across all storage locations—SaaS, on premise, and in public cloud infrastructure.

Posted May 22, 2023

Democratizing data use within an organization empowers employees, fosters greater collaboration, and enables them to make more informed, data-driven decisions. By giving data and analytics tools and solutions to the many, companies can take accurate and timely decision making out of the hands of the few, resulting in improved productivity, increased efficiency, and enhanced business outcomes.

Posted May 18, 2023

Cloud experts joined DBTA's webinar, "Cloud Migration Best Practices: Top Strategies and Tools," to explore the risks and potential of cloud transformation, where certain strategies, solutions, and requirements may be the difference between a successful migration and one that fails to root.

Posted May 18, 2023

Timescale, the cloud data platform company, is making a strategic move to reposition itself in the market, reflecting a significant transformation taking place within the organization that includes a refreshed visual identity, an updated website, and product restructuring.

Posted May 18, 2023

ServiceNow and NVIDIA are collaborating to develop powerful, enterprise-grade generative AI capabilities that can transform business processes with faster, more intelligent workflow automation. According to the company, using NVIDIA software, services, and accelerated infrastructure, ServiceNow is developing custom large language models trained on data specifically for its ServiceNow Platform, the intelligent platform for end-to-end digital transformation.

Posted May 17, 2023

Satori, provider of the data security platform, is announcing the availability of Posture Management and Data Store Discovery, new capabilities added to the solution that detects and monitors the authorization of users accessing data throughout all of an enterprise's data stores to prevent data breach risks.

Posted May 17, 2023

VAST Data, the data platform company for the AI era, announced VAST's data platform is now a certified datastore for NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD, providing organizations with agile, scalable performance for the most challenging machine learning and deep learning workloads, including generative AI.

Posted May 17, 2023

Experts joined DBTA's webinar, "The Top Data Engineering Challenges and How to Solve Them," to discuss how organizations can navigate and best support data engineering functions, where next-gen data architecture strategies may pose a wealth of opportunity for organizations attempting to build efficient, agile, and resilient data systems.

Posted May 17, 2023

The Zero Trust model has emerged as a game-changing approach to data backup and security. With the proliferation of cyberattacks in recent years, traditional security measures are no longer sufficient. In 2023 alone, it is projected that cybercrime will cost businesses around the world over $8 trillion. This staggering figure underscores the urgent need for companies to adopt a more comprehensive approach to data protection.

Posted May 17, 2023

Oracle is adding innovations to Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse, the industry's autonomous database powered by machine learning and optimized for analytics workloads, breaking through the proprietary and closed nature of traditional data warehouses and data lakes. Oracle is providing native multi-cloud capabilities and open standard-based data sharing across databases, simplifying data integration and analysis with a unique low-code based tool, and transforming the economics of data lakes by providing ultra-fast enterprise storage at the same low cost as object storage.

Posted May 17, 2023

DigiCert, a global provider of digital trust and a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), is integrating DigiCert ONE, the platform for digital trust, on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). According to the companies, customers will benefit from DigiCert ONE's fast time to value combined with OCI's high-performance and security-first architecture for single and multi-cloud deployments. Moving forward, DigiCert and Oracle will collaborate on further integration into the OCI ecosystem to help joint customers manage their digital trust initiatives in a unified architecture.

Posted May 17, 2023

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution is announcing its Spring '23 release, which includes support for flexible Standard shapes with independent scaling of compute and storage.

Posted May 17, 2023

The end goal of database design is to be able to transform a logical data model into an actual physical database. A logical data model is required before you can even begin to design a physical database. Assuming that the logical data model is complete, though, what must be done to implement a physical database?

Posted May 17, 2023

Veza announced that its Veza Authorization Platform is now available on the Snowflake Data Cloud, enabling joint customers to manage access permissions and secure their sensitive data at scale. By leveraging the Snowflake Data Cloud, Veza is joining Snowflake in mobilizing the world's data to help organizations secure access to sensitive data and achieve continuous compliance, according to the vendor.

Posted May 16, 2023

Qlik announced it has closed its acquisition of Talend, expanding the company's capabilities for modern enterprises to access, transform, trust, analyze, and act with data. Qlik and Talend solutions are complementary, extending the capabilities in many vital areas such as data quality, transformation, application connectivity, and API services.

Posted May 16, 2023

Cognizant is introducing a new, enterprise-wide platform, dubbed Cognizant Neuro AI, designed to provide enterprises with a comprehensive approach to accelerate the adoption of generative AI technology. According to the company, the platform leverages Cognizant's consulting, advisory, ecosystem partnership, digital studios, solutioning, and delivery capabilities, in conjunction with industry expertise, to help clients transition seamlessly into the era of generative AI.

Posted May 16, 2023

Doug MacWilliams discussed a technology-agnostic methodology for employing a data fabric that will be conducive to faster data on-boarding, automatic agility for data changes, manageable solutions across technologies, all united under a monitorable, maintainable data fabric at the Data Summit session, "Implementing a Data Fabric."

Posted May 15, 2023

AvePoint, an advanced platform that optimizes SaaS operations and secures collaboration, is introducing updates to the AvePoint Confidence Platform that will help organizations modernize their digital workplaces with scalability and control. According to the company, as organizations increase their dependencies on SaaS applications for digital collaboration, AvePoint's new SaaS management capabilities further improve operational efficiency, increase visibility, and enable security and compliance.

Posted May 15, 2023

Prioritizing data quality is step one to becoming data-driven. However, what is step one to improving data quality? In most IT suites, the argument is better processes, better data fields, and better technology. Kasara Weinrich, principal consultant, future of work, ADP disagrees. Organizational data literacy is the most important step to truly achieving great data quality, data-driven decision making, and data management. At Data Summit 2023, Weinrich talked about this during her session, "Data as a Second Language: Every Layer of Your Organization Needs to Be Fluent."

Posted May 11, 2023

Frank Cervone, program coordinator of information science and data analytics at San Jose State University, led the Data Summit session, "Developing Database DevOps," to explore how DataOps can be optimized to lead organizations to better business outcomes in regards to both data and analytics work.

Posted May 11, 2023

Financial institutions have rich, customer-centric data and are in a strong position when building AI solutions. Since the functions differ, AI use cases also differ. The recent intense interest in generative AI has given rise to a new aspect of data science: Prompt Engineering, which is basically how humans train models like GPT by creating appropriate prompts. At Data Summit 2023, Supreet Kaur, AVP, Morgan Stanley, discussed "Leveraging Data Science and Generative AI" during her session.

Posted May 11, 2023

You can avoid performance problems with 19c In-Memory options available from Oracle. Oracle Ace Anuj Mohan, as a part of the Quest Oracle Community's Database & Technology Week, offered a deep dive on features including In-Memory, Configuring IMCS, Populating IMCS, IMCS Advisors, and In-Memory Features.

Posted May 11, 2023

The upcoming release of Informer 5.8 is bringing an array of features built to empower users to create customized outputs while optimizing their workflows. At the heart of this release are two powerful new features, Templates and Letterhead. According to Madhavi Chandra, chief product officer, in a blog post, Informer 5.8 includes the game-changing Templates feature, designed to provide users with total control over their custom outputs.

Posted May 11, 2023

MLOps can streamline machine learning development, thus increasing operational effectiveness. With this in mind, Joey Jablonski, VP, analytics, Pythian, looked at the journey to defining and implementing an MLOps solution for the organization during his Data Summit 2023 presentation, "Building MLOps Organizations for Scale."

Posted May 11, 2023

Mongo Atlas—MongoDB's Database as a Service offering—has become increasingly central to MongoDBs commercial strategy. Since its launch in 2016, MongoDB has onboarded tens of thousands of customers to Atlas, and Atlas now represents almost two-thirds of MongoDB's revenue.

Posted May 11, 2023

In 1961, a clever science fiction author named Robert Heinlein coined a new term in one of his novels. The term was "grok." Grok is a wonderful word that means "to empathize or communicate sympathetically; also, to experience enjoyment," and is a term similar to the later sixties phrase "dig it." Grok meanings also include "to drink," "to love," and "to be one with." Grok can apply when one experiences those moments of insight as a new realization coalesces in one's mind, or as that joyful experience continues to provide a thrill. Perhaps grok can be a mental state one achieves as one attains the peacefulness advertised in another 1960s term—"be here now." Grokking can be vital in working through the creation of a new logical data model. If one does not understand the data, then one cannot model the data. Alternately, if one groks the data, the data modeling efforts will flow freely.

Posted May 11, 2023

Inc. magazine revealed that RDM Infinity landed a spot on the third-annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain list, a prestigious ranking of private companies based in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. RDM achieved a median revenue growth of 195% between 2019 and 2021, earning it a coveted place among just 59 other regional businesses recognized for their tremendous growth in a challenging economic climate.

Posted May 11, 2023

Rocket Software is committed to our MultiValue (MV) solutions and our customers who rely on MV. To support this commitment, our team of software engineers is adding new, modern features to our MV solutions and developing new, modern MV applications like the Rocket MultiValue Performance Experience (MVX:P). If you're not familiar with MVX: P, it's a free performance monitoring application for Rocket UniVerse. We've designed MVX:P specifically for DBAs or developers with DBA responsibilities who need to improve performance.

Posted May 11, 2023

Zumasys is introducing its Rover Business Suite, launching 8 new products aimed at helping to modernize MultiValue applications. According to the company, this major announcement signifies Zumasys' commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of its customers and the MultiValue community.

Posted May 11, 2023

Probably the most important reason for building knowledge graphs has been to answer this age-old question: "What is going to happen next?" Given the data, relationships, and timelines we know about a customer, patient, product, etc. ("the entity of interest"), how can we confidently predict the most likely next event? Jans Aasman, CEO, Franz Inc discussed how to, "Build Predictions With Machine Learning & Graph Neural Networks," during his Data Summit 2023 presentation.

Posted May 10, 2023

While data quality tools find issues in production, it is too little, too late. Production data issues are expensive to fix and cause business discontinuity and reputation risk. iceDQ believes companies should adopt a left-shift approach to prevent faulty processes and data from entering production. Sandesh Gawande, CTO, iCEDQ, discussed "Data Testing: A Left-Shift Approach to Data Quality" during his Data Summit 2023 presentation.

Posted May 10, 2023

Industry publications and thought leaders have been touting the benefits of composable design for both business and architecture. Andy Vidan, CEO and co-founder, Composable Analytics talked "Composable Design Patterns," during his session at Data Summit 2023.

Posted May 10, 2023

The Data Summit 2023 conference opened up focusing on "The World According to Data," with featured speakers David Weinberger, Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and Author, Christina Leber, principal data software engineer, iRobot, and Dave Mohr, regional VP, Neo4J.

Posted May 10, 2023

In an information economy, data is the currency of business. Digital upstarts are disrupting every industry, making it imperative that organizations have a strong data strategy that turns data into insights and profitable activity. At Data Summit 2023, Wayne Eckerson, president, Eckerson Group, discussed "Constructing Your Data Strategy: A Business And Technical Foundation For Success" during his workshop session.

Posted May 09, 2023

Knowledge graphs are a valuable tool that organizations can use to manage the vast amounts of data they collect, store, and analyze. At Data Summit 2023, Joseph Hilger, COO, Enterprise Knowledge LLC and Sara Nash, senior consultant, data and information management, Enterprise Knowledge, LLC discussed "Building Knowledge Graphs" during their workshop session.

Posted May 09, 2023

It's time to vote for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the readers. The voting period is now extended through Wednesday, May 17.

Posted May 08, 2023

CIQ, the company behind Rocky Linux, added a new service to its portfolio aimed at enhancing how organizations manage complex software infrastructure and solutions. CIQ Mountain is a "mountain of solutions" that provides software and artifact delivery and lifecycle management for turnkey solution management at any scale.

Posted May 08, 2023

IBM is unveiling its new security suite designed to unify and accelerate the security analyst experience across the full incident lifecycle. According to the company, the IBM Security QRadar Suite represents a major evolution and expansion of the QRadar brand, spanning all core threat detection, investigation, and response technologies, with significant investment in innovations across the portfolio.

Posted May 08, 2023

SAP and IBM announced that IBM Watson technology will be embedded into SAP solutions to provide new AI-driven insights and automation. The move aims to help accelerate innovation and create more efficient and effective user experiences across the SAP solution portfolio. SAP will use IBM Watson capabilities to power its digital assistant in SAP Start, which provides a unified entry point for cloud solutions from SAP.

Posted May 08, 2023

Honeycomb, an observability platform used by high-performing engineering teams, is launching and fully-executing Natural Language Querying using generative AI for its new capability, Query Assistant. This development dramatically scales the platform's query power and makes observability more usable for all engineering levels, according to the company.

Posted May 04, 2023

DataStax, the real-time AI company, is releasing Luna ML, a support service for Kaskada Open Source, the unified event processing engine for real-time machine learning (ML), that gives customers modern, open source event processing for ML. According to the company, Luna ML will provide customers with mission-critical support and offers options for incident response time as low as 15 minutes. Customers will also have the ability to escalate issues to the core Kaskada engineering team for further review and troubleshooting.

Posted May 04, 2023

Frank Liu, ML architect at Zilliz, joined DBTA's webinar, "Vector Databases Have Entered the Chat—How ChatGPT Is Fueling the Need for Specialized Vector Storage," to explore how purpose-built vector databases are the key to successfully integrating with chat solutions, as well as present explanatory information on how autoregressive LMs, unstructured data, vectors, and vector databases intersect.

Posted May 03, 2023

data.world, the data catalog platform, is acquiring the Mighty Canary technology and incorporating it into a new DataOps application to use automations to surface contextual insights and real-time data quality updates directly to the BI, communications, and collaboration tools that data consumers use.

Posted May 03, 2023

Deloitte is expanding its operating system for health care to include services for Oracle, a provider of operational and clinical technology for hospitals and health care systems worldwide. According to the company, Deloitte's expanding health care technology offerings, Deloitte Health—Oracle Accelerated, are designed to keep pace with the changing world of health care, which is moving into broad ecosystems and platforms, and shifting from being driven by hospitals, providers, or insurance companies to being driven by patients.

Posted May 03, 2023

Oracle is introducing new capabilities across Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications Suite that help customers accelerate supply chain planning, increase operational efficiency, and improve financial accuracy. The updates include new planning, usage-based pricing, and rebate management capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain and Manufacturing (SCM) and enhanced quote-to-cash processes in Oracle Fusion Applications.

Posted May 03, 2023

The pandemic significantly accelerated the pace of technological advancement and digital transformation, generating a need for new digital programs and solutions. The drive to meet this demand has increased pressure on IT departments, which, in turn, has heightened collaboration between IT and line-of-business (LOB) executives. Business technologists, or staff members who are not in the IT department but leverage technology to solve their business problem to improve the productivity of their department, are increasingly choosing the applications, technology frameworks, and platforms that help them solve their business problems without heavy reliance on IT.

Posted May 03, 2023

Vercel is offering a suite of serverless storage options now available in the Vercel Dashboard, powered by the best infrastructure providers in the industry. Vercel KV, Vercel Postgres, and Vercel Blob are built on open standards and protocols, designed for low latency, efficient data fetching, and fully integrated with the company's existing tools and workflows.

Posted May 02, 2023

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