Data Modeling

Data Modeling and Database Design and Development – including popular approaches such as Agile and Waterfall design - provide the basis for the Visualization, and Management of, Business Data in support of initiatives such a Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Governance, Data Security, and other enterprise-wide data-driven objectives.

Data Modeling Articles

Experts joined DBTA's webinar, "From Edge to Cloud: IoT Data Management and Stream Processing," to explore how new approaches to data management can mean the difference between relying on archaic infrastructures and adopting agile, flexible, and scalable data processes.

Posted April 03, 2023

John Steinmetz, VP of data and analytics at Shiftkey, and Shane Murray, CTO at Monte Carlo, joined DBTA's webinar, "Virtual Data Panel: Measuring Data Team ROI," to discuss the strategies and tools data teams can implement as they look inward to measure their own ROI—whether it be to improve their data quality, or to effectively vocalize their organizational value.

Posted March 31, 2023

Incorta, the real-time business analytics company, is partnering with Google Cloud as part of several initiatives surrounding cloud computing and analytics deployments. The collaboration is aimed at helping companies move their business application and enterprise resource planning data into the cloud.

Posted March 30, 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 will be open through Wednesday, May 10.

Posted March 29, 2023

T-Systems will now have the ability to provide its customers with cloud access to IBM's quantum systems, including multiple quantum computers powered by the 127-qubit IBM Eagle processor. The Deutsche Telekom IT subsidiary will embark on the path to providing access to this technology, as well as insights on how it can be applicable to its customers' businesses. In addition, T-Systems will offer dedicated quantum know-how and training.

Posted March 27, 2023

Cleveland Clinic and IBM officially unveiled the first deployment of an onsite private sector IBM-managed quantum computer in the United States, dedicated to healthcare research with an aim to help Cleveland Clinic accelerate biomedical discoveries. Quantum computing is a rapidly emerging technology that harnesses the laws of quantum mechanics to solve problems that today's most powerful supercomputers cannot practically solve. The ability to tap into these new computational spaces could help researchers identify new medicines and treatments more quickly, according to IBM.

Posted March 27, 2023

Amplitude, Inc. announced it is expanding its suite of product features for Amplitude Experiment to better support data leaders as they improve their organization's experimentation practices. Built upon Amplitude's Digital Analytics Platform and natively integrated with Amplitude Analytics, Amplitude Experiment helps data leaders unite analytics, experimentation, and new program management capabilities to scale their experimentation programs faster and further, according to the vendor.

Posted March 24, 2023

Dataiku, the platform for Everyday AI, is joining NVIDIAs DGX-Ready Software program, simplifying the deployment and management of AI for customers. Dataiku has been selected for the exclusive, invite-only program because of its tested and certified solutions that pair with NVIDIA DGX systems, allowing NVIDIA customers and partners to easily implement advanced analytics and AI.

Posted March 23, 2023

DuploCloud is announcing the general availability of its on-prem solution that improves Kubernetes implementation for mid-market and enterprise organizations.

Posted March 22, 2023

Oracle is releasing Java 20, the latest version of the programming language and development platform, delivering thousands of performance, stability, and security improvements, including platform enhancements that will help developers improve productivity and drive innovation and growth across their organizations.

Posted March 22, 2023

Organizations rely heavily on SAP systems and applications to run crucial business processes; securing these systems against cyber-attacks is vital. While several cybersecurity frameworks exist to manage cyber risks, they use generic wording that is hard to apply to application security and lack specific guidance to cover SAP environments. As a result, organizations must select the right frameworks to enhance their security posture and streamline complex security operations to safeguard critical assets from attacks.

Posted March 22, 2023

Evoke from BlueFinity allows MultiValue technologists to create native and web apps that are as modern as any app on a phone, tablet, or desktop. Evoke enables users to integrate MV data and legacy code, meaning faster to market with lower development cost and easier enhancement and modification, according to the vendor. Users can utilize tools such as chatbots, AI, ChatGPT, graphs, signature panels, retail card views, component libraries and much, much more without becoming a specialist in those technologies.

Posted March 22, 2023

SambaNova Systems is releasing the new SambaNova Suite, a collection of accurate generative AI models optimized for the enterprise, deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

Posted March 17, 2023

UiPath, an enterprise automation software company, announced that data science teams using Amazon SageMaker, an end-to-end machine learning (ML) service, can now connect to UiPath to quickly connect new ML models into business processes without the need for complex coding. The UiPath Business Automation Platform makes it simple for data scientists, ML engineers, and business analysts to automate deployment pipelines, reducing the cost of experimentation, and increasing the pace of innovation, according to the vendor.

Posted March 15, 2023

Oracle announced that the University System of Georgia (USG) has joined Oracle Academy to advance technology education and help students develop career-ready expertise in cloud, software development, and business applications. Oracle Academy will work with USG to provide curriculum, cloud technology and professional development across the university system's 26 public colleges and universities serving over 334,000 students.

Posted March 15, 2023

This month, I want to take a higher-level view of database performance concepts and introduce a few themes that will likely follow you throughout your career working with database systems and applications. These themes should be viewed as guiding principles to keep in mind when confronted with database performance issues.

Posted March 15, 2023

ClearML is unveiling their recent certification to run NVIDIA AI Enterprise, the end-to-end platform for building accelerated production AI, enhancing ClearML's efficiency and its GPU load, as well as ensuring compatibility with NVIDIA DGX systems and NVIDIA-Certified Systems.

Posted March 14, 2023

A long, long time ago—in the early 90s—I first worked as a DBA with responsibility for enterprise databases. I will never forget how surprised and disappointed I was to discover that the data in the database files were completely unencrypted.  A system administrator with access to the database files could read the data in those files, even if they didn't have a database username and password.

Posted March 09, 2023

Rocket Software announced it will launch the first of its new MultiValue (MV) eLearning modules. Available in late February, the first module is an MV Foundation path that covers eight topics: querying files and records; editing records and fields; creating files; describing files, records, and fields with a dictionary; creating interactive (I-type) fields; manipulating selections of data with select lists; writing a simple program with prompts and conditional logic in a paragraph; and increasing performance with hashed files and indexes.

Posted March 09, 2023

The Rocket Software MV team announced the release of UniVerse 11.3.5, increasing supportability, stability, and performance. UniVerse 11.3.5 contains a total of 70 bug fixes and 15 enhancements encompassing audit logging, Python, replication, security, encryption, and more.

Posted March 09, 2023

Katie Roberts, PhD, data science solution architect at Neo4j, joined DBTA's webinar, "Solving Data Challenges with Knowledge Graphs and Context-Aware Recommendation Systems," to explore how building and leveraging the power of knowledge graphs can lead to better engagement with end customers through context-aware recommendation systems.

Posted March 08, 2023

Databricks is launching Databricks Model Serving, a solution aiming to streamline the management and scaling of production machine learning (ML) within the Databricks Lakehouse Platform.

Posted March 08, 2023

Sometime during the pandemic, I stopped carrying a wallet when leaving the house. Almost all shops supported—often insisted on—touchless payments, so there was no need to carry around paper money, and since my phone was fully able to perform touchless payments, my phone became all I needed to navigate the commercial world. I'm sure most of you have had a similar experience.

Posted March 08, 2023

It's time to submit nominations 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 users. The nominations period has been extended through Wednesday, March 15, 2023, followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers.

Posted March 01, 2023

DBTA held a webinar, "Rethinking Data Management for Microservices and Cloud-Native Apps," to highlight a variety of modern data management approaches that will accommodate the world of cloud-native applications that form today's data-driven businesses.

Posted February 27, 2023

ScaleOut Software, the in-memory computing and streaming analytics software provider, is launching new capabilities for its ScaleOut Digital Twin Streaming Service, a cloud and on-premises digital twins solution for live streaming analytics and simulation.

Posted February 27, 2023

While the emerging constellation of next-generation data architectures—fabric, mesh, and cloud—is extremely appealing, it's still full of unknowns. ­These approaches present opportunities for greater data democratization, but also increased complexity. Understanding the distinctions between data fabric and mesh are also important before moving to this architecture.

Posted February 23, 2023

In 2023, companies will live and die by their data strategies. Massive increases in information generation, the cloud, and innovative technologies will be top of mind for database managers, all while an uncertain economy continually threatens budgets. For companies to build and maintain exciting applications that customers love while increasing the bottom line, they need to plan, adapt, and execute effective strategies for their data and databases.

Posted February 22, 2023, the data transformation company, is announcing its extended partnership efforts with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, through its participation in the Snowflake Partner Connect program.

Posted February 21, 2023

CelerData, a unified analytics platform designed for the modern, real-time enterprise, is announcing that the StarRocks Project, a high-performance analytical database launched in 2020, is contributing to the Linux Foundation, following its migration from an Elastic License to an Apache License.

Posted February 17, 2023

dbt Labs, a provider of analytics engineering, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Transform, the innovator behind the modern data stack's semantic layer, enabling dbt Labs to accelerate development of the dbt Semantic Layer to provide greater flexibility to organizations of all sizes seeking metric consistency across their stack.

Posted February 14, 2023

DBTA recently held a webinar, "Top Trends in Modern Data Architecture for 2023," to discuss the new technologies and approaches for cultivating an excelsior data architecture that holistically addresses the myriad of modern data architecture needs.

Posted February 13, 2023

Starburst, the analytics anywhere company, is unveiling the latest updates to its platform targeted toward increasing performance speeds while simultaneously making data more easily consumable, accessible, and discoverable.

Posted February 13, 2023

Arrcus, the hyperscale networking software company and a leader in core, edge, and multi-cloud network infrastructure, announced the close of a fresh financing round that brings $50 million in total capital raised since the last venture financing round. The new funds will be used to grow Arrcus' global go-to-market presence, in addition to strengthening engineering and R&D talent.

Posted February 13, 2023

IBM and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center announced a collaboration to use IBM's artificial intelligence (AI) technology to discover new insights in NASA's massive trove of Earth and geospatial science data. The joint work will apply AI foundation model technology to NASA's Earth-observing satellite data for the first time.

Posted February 13, 2023

Data analytics—and the people who make it happen—has emerged as the centerpiece of enterprises as they advance through the turbulent months ahead. Many of these eff­orts are gelling around the formation of dedicated C-level leaders, such as chief data officers and chief data analytics officers (CDOs and CDAOs, respectively).

Posted February 09, 2023

Designing a database is not a magic trick—the design process does not involve trap doors, mirrors, or unseen wires holding things up. Sometimes database designers and data architects fail to think ahead as their designs are composed. Rather than checking on each item, the designer believes that whoever provided them the requirement "knew what they were doing."

Posted February 09, 2023

It's time to submit nominations 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 users.

Posted February 09, 2023

Microsoft is introducing a new AI-powered Bing search engine and Edge browser, available in preview now at, to deliver better search, more complete answers, a new chat experience, and the ability to generate content. The company hopes these tools can serve as an AI copilot for the web. The announcement comes on the heels of Google's new AI and the explosion of ChatGPT.

Posted February 08, 2023