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New Research: IoT Data Proliferation Elevates Data Integration Challenges

by Andrew White  |  February 24, 2016

My colleagues Eric Thoo and Ted Friedman just published this note: IoT Data Proliferation Elevates Data Integration Challenge. The increasing numbers of sensors, devices, beacons and other connected devices that...

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Are lines blurring between batch and real-time data integration?

by Lakshmi Randall  |  December 5, 2015

Successful information integration requires combining mature technologies such as data integration with emerging niche technologies such as data ingestion service (aka data ingestion pipeline, see Figure 1) and event stream...

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Perspectives on Hadoop Part Two: Pausing Plans

by Merv Adrian  |  June 4, 2015

By Merv Adrian and Nick Heudecker In the first post in this series , I looked at the size of revenue streams for RDBMS software and maintenance/support and noted that they...

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Perspectives on Hadoop: Procurement, Plans, and Positioning

by Merv Adrian  |  June 1, 2015

I have the privilege of working for the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, covering information management with a strong focus for the past few years on an emerging...

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AAA is Not Enough Security in the Big Data Era

by Merv Adrian  |  January 13, 2014

Talk to security folks, especially network ones, and AAA will likely come up. It stands for authentication, authorization and accounting (sometimes audit). There are even protocols such as Radius (Remote...

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Hadoop and DI - A Platform Is Not A Solution

by Merv Adrian  |  February 10, 2013

"Hadoop people" and "RDBMS people" - including some DBAs who have contacted me recently -  clearly have different ideas about what Data Integration is. And both may  differ from what...

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Stack Up Hadoop to Find Its Place in Your Architecture

by Merv Adrian  |  January 30, 2013

2013 promises to be a banner year for Apache Hadoop, platform providers, related technologies - and analysts who try to sort it out. I've been wrestling with ways to make...

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2013 Data Resolution: Avoid Architectural Cul-de-Sacs

by Merv Adrian  |  December 27, 2012

I had an inquiry today from a client using packaged software for a business system that is built on a proprietary, non-relational datastore (in this case an object-oriented DBMS.) They have...

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Setting the Record Straight

by Andreas Bitterer  |  December 28, 2008

Caution: Long post, but lots to say... Not often, a vendor reacts with a blog posting to the publication of a Gartner document. Press releases, yes, and a lot, kinda...

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