Published Articles

July 24, 2013

Cloud databases less of a leap for users now, but some hurdles remain

With the growing adoption of cloud-based applications, it’s natural that cloud databases would follow. Not that long ago, cloud-based database offerings were very limited — so much […]
July 15, 2013

Considerations for Implementing Hadoop for Your Big Data Project

If your enterprise is considering Hadoop to help handle your big data workload, you’re in good company. Many organizations are exploring the use of this software to manage […]
September 19, 2012

The State of Data and Analytics

The good news is that enterprises have recognized the significant business value of analyzing the surging amount of information and then acting upon that analysis. The bad […]
August 30, 2012

Decision time: Automated data integration tools versus manual coding

SearchDataManagement recently interviewed me about automated data integration tools versus manual coding: Data integration is often still done by hand, through SQL coding and stored procedures, according […]
August 8, 2012

Misconceptions Holding Back Use of Data Integration Tools

There’s no question that data integration technology is a good thing. So why aren’t businesses using it as much as they should be? Data integration software […]
May 7, 2012

‘Big data’ analytics programs require tech savvy, business know-how

Articles and case studies written about “big data” analytics programs proclaim the successes of organizations, typically with a focus on the technologies used to build the […]