data warehouse modernization

What’s the Point of Data Governance?

If you are in information technology, you have no doubt heard the term “data governance” bantered about more and more.  The very sound of “data governance” conjures up images of layers of bureaucracy and regulatory minutiae.  If you are in the ranks of development or change control – all that can be imagined from this term is just one more layer of regulations to navigate through for a simple data related change request to be approved and released.

Maybe your industry mandates the existence of said “data governance” to satisfy some compliance requirements, or maybe the mere fact that other companies are creating their “data governance” programs has caused the powers that be at your organization to determine that yours has got to have one too.  Whatever the reason for its inception at your organization, what is the point of “data governance”? What does it really mean?

At its best, data governance provides […]

Technical Deep Dive in Informatica V10

Informatica V10 – Informatica Introduces New Release of Industry-Leading Data Management Platform Built for Modern Data Architectures.

In the launch of Informatica V10, specifically Informatica PowerCenter, Informatica Data Quality and Informatica Data Integration Hub Lead the Pack with Enhanced Agility and Performance combined with New Features

  • Up to 50x faster data lineage generation
  • Up to 5x faster data ingestion and cleansing
  • Increased flexibility and agility for hybrid data architectures

Overview of version 10 Informatica new features…..

  • Team based development and version control support for IDQ Model Repository Service.
  • Big Data Management Configuration Utility to automate part of the configuration process for Big Data Management.
  • Enhancements to Business Glossary for Email Notification, Approval Workflow and Import/Export.
  • Various enhancements to command line programs.
  • Enhancements to Informatica Admin Console for Bird’s eye view of the Domain and Service health and Monitor progress of Jobs in detail.
  • New Profile UI and Visualizations. Features to compare the historical profile run and outlier detection.
  • Support for profiling on XML/JSON […]