RESEARCH

RADAR for Master Data Management

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 16, 2021 / Comments Off on RADAR for Master Data Management

The economic payback of master data management starts with “build once, use often.” Master data must be accessible to each new application that is built, and these applications routinely have up to 50% effort and budget directed toward collecting master data. This GigaOm Radar report evaluates the capabilities of notable players in the MDM space…

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Enterprise Analytic Solutions 2021

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Enterprise Analytic Solutions 2021

In this paper, we focus on the higher-volume, critical-app compute and storage that is the analytic database. We have undertaken the ambitious goal of evaluating the current vendor landscape and assessing the analytic platforms that have made, or are in the process of making, the leap to a new generation of capabilities in order to…

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Embedded Database Performance Report

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Embedded Database Performance Report

This benchmark compared Actian Zen Enterprise Server and MySQL Enterprise, both running on the same Ubuntu Linux in 8- and 16-core VMs as AWS EC2 instances, each using its ODBC driver. The benchmark used is derived from the TPC-C industry standard benchmark. Get the report here.

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Choosing the Right Data Warehouse-as-a-Service for Your Analytical Needs

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Choosing the Right Data Warehouse-as-a-Service for Your Analytical Needs

This paper examines the different flavors of DWaaS to ensure you get into the right one. Then it looks at some of the key criteria that should be considered when reviewing the cloud database. Behind the covers of the DWaaS term, there are three distinct approaches. While all include most of the benefits for DWaaS,…

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SQL TRANSACTION PROCESSING, PRICE-PERFORMANCE TESTING, MICROSOFT SQL SERVER EVALUATION: AZURE VIRTUAL MACHINES VS. AMAZON WEB SERVICES EC2

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 13, 2021 / Comments Off on SQL TRANSACTION PROCESSING, PRICE-PERFORMANCE TESTING, MICROSOFT SQL SERVER EVALUATION: AZURE VIRTUAL MACHINES VS. AMAZON WEB SERVICES EC2

This report outlines the results from a GigaOm Transactional Field Test, derived from the industry-standard TPC Benchmark™ E (TPC-E), to compare two IaaS cloud database offerings: Microsoft SQL Server on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) instances Microsoft SQL Server on Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines (VM) Get the report here.

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CLOUD DATA SECURITY COMPARISON: IMMUTA AND APACHE RANGER

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 13, 2021 / Comments Off on CLOUD DATA SECURITY COMPARISON: IMMUTA AND APACHE RANGER

Data security has become an immutable part of the technology stack for modern applications. Protecting application assets and data against cybercriminal activities, insider threats, and basic human negligence is no longer an afterthought. It must be addressed early and often, both in the application development cycle and the data analytics stack. To measure the policy…

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ENTERPRISE READINESS OF CLOUD MLOPS

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 13, 2021 / Comments Off on ENTERPRISE READINESS OF CLOUD MLOPS

MLOps is essential for scaling ML. Without it, enterprises risk struggling with costly overhead and stalled progress. Several vendors have emerged with offerings to support MLOps: the major offerings are Microsoft Azure ML and Google Vertex AI. We looked at these offerings from the perspective of enterprise features and time-to-value. For the analysis, we used…

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CLOUD DATA WAREHOUSE PERFORMANCE TESTING: CLOUDERA DATA WAREHOUSE, AMAZON REDSHIFT, MICROSOFT AZURE SYNAPSE, GOOGLE BIGQUERY, AND SNOWFLAKE

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 13, 2021 / Comments Off on CLOUD DATA WAREHOUSE PERFORMANCE TESTING: CLOUDERA DATA WAREHOUSE, AMAZON REDSHIFT, MICROSOFT AZURE SYNAPSE, GOOGLE BIGQUERY, AND SNOWFLAKE

This report outlines the results from an analytic performance test derived from the industry-standard TPC Benchmark™ DS (TPC-DS) to compare Cloudera Data Warehouse service (CDW)—part of the broader Cloudera Data Platform (CDP)—with four prominent competitors: Amazon Redshift, Azure Synapse Analytics, Google BigQuery, and Snowflake. Overall, the test results were insightful in revealing query execution performance…

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KEY CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT

By McKnight Consulting Group / October 13, 2021 / Comments Off on KEY CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT

An Evaluation Guide for Technology Decision Makers. Get the report here (GigaOm wall).

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BENCHMARK REPORT: TRILLION EDGE KNOWLEDGE GRAPH

By McKnight Consulting Group / August 10, 2021 / Comments Off on BENCHMARK REPORT: TRILLION EDGE KNOWLEDGE GRAPH

Our latest benchmark report, Trillion Edge Knowledge Graph, is the first demonstration of a massive knowledge graph that consists of materialized data and Virtual Graphs spanning hybrid multicloud data sources. Get the report here.

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