How to use Informatica Power Center as a RESTful Web Service Client?

Introduction In today’s world DATA is ubiquitous and critical to the business which eventually increases the need for integration across different platforms like Cloud, Web Service etc.  When it comes to Data Integration, business needs effective communication between their software systems and ETL tool to fulfill their needs. This blog

Can Big Data replace an EDW?

Overview Data Warehousing has been the buzzword for the past two or three decades and big data is the new trend in technology. A question that often arises in our mind is, “Are they similar and will Big Data replace a Data Warehouse”, the reason being, both have similarities like

EDW Readiness Checklist for adding new Data Sources

Overview It is common practice to make changes to the underlying systems either to correct problems or to provide support for new features that are needed by the business.  Changes can be in the form of adding a new source system to your existing Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW). This blog

Data Management and IBM IIS Tools

IIS Tool Suite Overview As per a study conducted by a leading market research and advisory company the data that we have generated in the past two years is many times more than that we generated in over two decades. It has not just multiplied, but have also become complex,

Connecting Informatica PowerCenter to Teradata

Teradata – Overview PowerCenter works with many databases, among which Teradata is one of a kind. Informatica PowerCenter integrates Teradata database into any business system and it serves as the technology foundation for controlling data movements. In Informatica PowerCenter, ODBC is used to connect with Teradata tables and its data.

GDPR and MDM – Part 1

This blog post section gives an overview of GDPR, requirements, impact on business, common challenges faced by organizations and next steps recommended for GDPR compliance. GDPR –Overview The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enacted in April 2016 in Europe, will come into effect globally on May 25, 2018. The objective

Informatica MDM MDE Batch Process in a nutshell

Overview Data is siloed across wide variety of platforms in an enterprise environment and the data needs to be processed, cleansed, and mastered to ensure it is same across source systems for effective reporting and analysis. To cater to this need, Informatica provides Master Data Management (MDM) product called Multi-Domain

Best Practices in Data Validation

Overview Data Quality is the buzz word in the digital age. What is data quality and why is it so important? “Data quality” is the term that is probably hidden but plays an important role in many streams. Data plays a vital role in acquiring a market place, especially in

Blueprint for a successful Data Quality Program

Data Quality – Overview Corporates have started to realize that Data accumulated over the years is proving to be an invaluable asset for the business. The data is analyzed and strategies are devised for the business based on the outcome of Analytics. The accuracy of the prediction and hence the

Data Warehouse Vs Data Lake

Data Generation, Analysis, and Usage – Current Scenario Last decade has seen an exponential increase in the data being generated from across traditional as well as non-traditional data sources. International Data Corporation (IDC)report says that, data generated in the year 2020 alone will be a staggering 40 zettabytes which would