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Data Integration for Dummies

White Paper Published By: Infomatica
Published:  May 19, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  52 pages

Informatica Special Edition

In this eBook, best-selling author Brian Underdahl explores the fundamentals of data integration and how the latest tools can simplify today’s (and tomorrow’s) data landscape.  “Data Integration for Dummies” provides valuable reference if you need to explain data integration to the business, are looking for an alternative to hand-coding data mappings, or simply interested in expanding your knowledge.

In five easy-to-read chapters, you’ll discover:

  • How data and IT infrastructures have evolved – real-world examples of integrating legacy and modern data sources in finance, retail, healthcare, government, and more.
  • Data integration 101 – getting to grips with the terminology, how agile development fits in, and why hand-coding should be avoided at all costs.
  • Understanding the key technical challenges associated with variety, volume, velocity, veracity, and value. Ways to address the important process issues, and recommendations for overcoming organisational and political roadblocks to data integration.

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data integration, it infrastructure, data sources, data landscape, data mappings