The Emergence and Future of the Data Engineer

The Emergence and Future of the Data Engineer

The professional world for data experts has been evolving for quite some time. However, in more recent years there has been a fundamental shift both in the technical landscape and the culture surrounding data professionals. These recent evolutions in data management have led to the creation of the field called data engineering. Before I delve into what data engineering looks …

Azure SQL hybrid data movement

Azure SQL hybrid data movement

As Cloud computing is getting more and more popular today, many companies are choosing to deploy a hybrid environment using a mix of on-premises data center and public cloud. It gives the businesses greater flexibility and more data deployment options. For example, a company can host business critical or sensitive data in on-premises data centers and deploy less-critical data or …

63% of enterprises using cloud

63% of enterprises using cloud, big data, IoT and container environments without securing sensitive data

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Advanced Technology Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. According to the report, 93% of respondents will use sensitive data in an advanced technology (defined as cloud, SaaS, big data, IoT and container) environments this year. A …

Monolithic vs. microservice architectures for innovation

Monolithic vs. microservice architectures for innovation

Batch processing and offline maintenance are terms once feared as much as memory and computer power were yesterday. The eruption of microservices and similar technological advances has changed our perception of possible. A trend has emerged, and it’s the opposite of what convention would tell us. Companies are first building out technical capabilities using a “monolith first” strategy for developing …

The Data Integration Journey to the Cloud

The Data Integration Journey to the Cloud

There is little question that the public cloud business is picking up, as suggested in the article in CIO Magazine, “Why Private Clouds Will Suffer a Long, Slow Death.” This is a pretty dramatic title, but fact is that public cloud platforms such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google seem to be growing at a pretty impressive clip. Yet …

Using Microservices Architecture as API Enablement Strategy

Using Microservices Architecture as API Enablement Strategy

Today Microservices architecture has become hype topic in software development industry.It is an approach to modularity which functionally decomposes an application into a set of services.  The development teams can adopt the most appropriate technology stack in order to resolve specific issues. The microservices architecture also improves services scalability by enabling features such auto-scaling and micro-container approach. API’s and Microservices …

Using OpenStack To Build A Hybrid Cloud With AWS

Using OpenStack To Build A Hybrid Cloud With AWS

Gartner has predicted that by 2020, a corporate “no public-cloud” policy will be as rare (or as ridiculous) as a corporate “no-internet” policy would be today. Hybrid cloud will be the most common implementation among enterprises. Multi-cloud has become thenew standard and a lot of organizations see it as anecessary evil. Organizations cannot avoid investing in a cloud and still …

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Hadoop Creator Outlines the Future of Big Data Platform

Apache Hadoop, the open source software framework at the heart of big data, is a batch computing engine. It is not well-suited to the online, interactive data processing required for truly real-time data insights. Or is it? Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project (and chief architect at Cloudera) says he believes Hadoop has a …