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data data everywhere and all the ships did sink

This is my second blog focusing on data technology. In my first installment “Data Data Everywhere” I explored NoSQL technologies, specifically Couchbase. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the SAP Data Hub training course. In that course, we focused on developing pipelines and moving data from one storage technology to another. We also looked at discovery functionality along with security and out-of-the-box operators. I was impressed with the software’s architecture (Kubernetes) and easy to reuse pipeline functionality. In this article, I’ll explain SAP Data Hub’s mission and look at a fun make-believe use case that represents other real-world scenarios. But first, let’s briefly take a look at the state of data and how we got here. Big Data Some label our current economic period the Information Age - characterized by the shift from an industrial economy to one based on information technology.  I would agree with this sentiment dating back to the late-80s, but today I would … [Read More...]

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