About the Enterprise Contribution Ranking Report

McKnight Enterprise Contribution Ranking Reports® provide a comprehensive study on the offerings in significant enterprise data technology topics. Project Approach Our project approach includes a review of our industry work and our projection of the future of the subject, interviews and dialog with the vendors where granted. peer-to-peer conversation, feedback from our consulting clients and…

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Dell Container Storage Modules for Kubernetes Environments

Changes in the development and deployment of applications are driving the storage business to adapt significantly as well. Applications are migrating to containerized environments that allow developers to package their code into self-contained units that can be easily deployed and run on any server. As a result, containers and Kubernetes are gaining popularity. Adoption of…

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Informatica Intelligent Data Cloud 2022

Informatica continues to reengineer components of its portfolio to be cloud-native and to bundle components into its iPaaS Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC). Informatica is really at the dead center of the digital transformation movement through data and continues to thrill with new product developments, partnerships and global customer stories. Several items caught my eye…

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SecureWorks 2021 State of the Threat: A Year in Review

As a data professional, I am acutely aware that I am dealing with the crown jewels of the organization. Data is extremely valuable as an asset to company strategy and the essential ingredient for operations. That value, unfortunately, extends to nefarious players within and outside the organization. It behooves the data professional to be aware…

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GRAPH DATABASES DEMONSTRATING POWER AND CAPABILITY AT SCALE

Another day, another mind-blowing show of capabilities from the graph database market. Neo Technology recently released their “world’s biggest graph database” report. This features the Linked Data Benchmark Council (LDBC) running 1 trillion relationships where throughput and latency improve linearly with the number of shards that it’s distributed across. If it was uncertain, now it’s certain that Neo4J…

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TRILLION EDGE KNOWLEDGE GRAPH

In our paper, we present the first demonstration of a massive knowledge graph that consists of materialized and virtual graphs that span multiple hybrid clouds. We show that it is possible to have a one trillion-edge knowledge graph with sub-second query times without storing all the data in a single centralized location. This capability has the ability to usher in a…

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ASTERA DW BUILDER PRODUCT LAUNCH

I was a guest speaker at the Astera DW Builder Product Launch on Wednesday, May 19. It was an interesting event for which you may want to get all the details if you are building a data warehouse, data mart or any analytic database on relational database technology or reevaluating what you have in terms…

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE DATA PLATFORM AND WHAT IT MEANS TO DATA WAREHOUSING

Enterprises from every industry and scale are working to leverage data to achieve their strategic objectives—whether they are to be more profitable, effective, risk tolerant, prepared, sustainable, and/or adaptable in an ever-changing world. An enterprise’s data maturity must grow at pace with the business and its needs to achieve agility and resilience today—otherwise it will…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA MATURITY MODELING

Data maturity modeling is understanding where you stand vis-à-vis the possibilities across multiple dimensions. It is a cold, hard, quantifiable, objective look at data use in a company, department line-of-business, or whatever scope is modeled. Although the ratings are interesting and inform urgency, what’s most interesting should be what the next level in each category…

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