Compact Solutions MetaDex

Image courtesy of Compact Solutions I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the Compact Solutions team. They have built a well-regarded services practice around Ab Initio but have also added skills around Informatica and IBM InfoSphere. Compact Solutions has developed a product called MetaDex to support metadata in a diverse environment. Many organizations […]

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Global IDs Data Governance Product Suite

I had the opportunity to sit in on a presentation by Arka Mukherjee, CEO and Founder of Global IDs, at the Data Governance Winter Conference in Ft. Lauderdale in December 2012. The session had an intrigued title that captured my interest, “Merging Big Data with Enterprise Data.” Arka acknowledged that most of Global IDs use cases […]

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Pentaho Big Data Platform

I’ve been hearing a blot of buzz from clients about Pentaho. One large bank mentioned that they loaded their Hadoop environment in seconds with Pentaho versus several minutes with other leading ETL tools. So I decided to do some research on Pentaho to see what all the fuss was about. It turns out that Pentaho […]

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