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 Authentication Dial In User Service, much evolved from its first uses) and Diameter, its significantly expanded (and punnily named) newer cousin, implemented in commercial and [...]
Entries Tagged as 'data integration'
by Merv Adrian | January 13, 2014 | 11 Comments
by Merv Adrian | February 10, 2013 | 15 Comments
“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 Ted Friedman (twitter: @ted_friedman) and I (@merv) were talking about in our Gartner research note Hadoop Is Not a Data Integration Solution, although I think [...]
by Merv Adrian | December 27, 2012 | 6 Comments
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 an older version of the product – having “failed” with a recent upgrade attempt. The client contacted me to ask about ways to integrate this [...]