Data infrastructure optimization in a multi-cloud architecture

Infrastructure is not realy a topic on which Masterdata focusses much attention However, I found the recent post by our partner, Syncsort to be really interesting as they explored strategies for optimizing data infrastructure in a multi-cloud architecture Many of our customers are exploring cloud options for managing data. yet, infrastructure, bandwidth and cost concerns…

Will you be joining me at the ITWeb Cloud Summit?

Cloud is one of the trends that is shaping the data industry. This year’s ITWeb Cloud Summit is just three weeks away. The summit will examine issues such as how the cloud affects people within organisations and how to facilitate cultural and behavioural change in adopting disruptive digital technology. We will examine ways in which…

Big Data Architecture

Are you Hadooping?

“Are you Hadooping?” [Tweet this] This was the key question asked by Gartner analysts, Merv Adrian and Nick Heudecker, during their insightful Hadoop 2015: The Road Ahead webinar which you can register to watch. Their research shows that nearly 40% of all respondents have either deployed Hadoop into production or are a long way into…

Big data, the Cloud and Mobility – how will these affect data management in 2013

Most analysts predict that Big Data, Cloud and mobility will be the key focus for IT through 2013 – driven primarily by business’ desire to improve the customer experience  while continuing to improve operating effectiveness.  The cloud is a disruptive technology that is enabling business users to bypass archaic IT provided solutions and bring new, unsanctioned…