How to achieve a disruption-free migration to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2
Feb 14, 2019
Paul Scott-Murphy, VP of Product Management at WANdisco, and DISCOtecher, Director of Product and Channel Marketing at WANdisco, discuss how clients can get to ADLS Gen2 without downtime for their critical systems.
DISCOtecher: Can you please share why WANdisco is so excited about the ADLS Gen2 GA announcement?
Paul: The general availability of ADLS Gen2 is a significant announcement from Microsoft, and being able to take advantage of it without downtime or disruption will be important for every organization.
The benefits that come from bringing your large-scale data sets to ADLS Gen2 are hu...Continue reading
WANdisco 2019 Predictions: Data tech gets realistic
Jan 29, 2019
In 2018, the tech scene boasted extensively and, as it turns out, prematurely, about the potential of revolutionary technologies like blockchain and AI to finally deliver us into the future. With the hindsight of the real-world applications of these technologies, however, 2019 will take on a more realistic approach to the infrastructure needed to make those lofty ambitions happen.
We’ll question the viability of blockchain
More enterprises looking to handle their workload will move past the idea of blockchain in its earlier iterations. Because the two predominant blockchains, Hyperledger and M...Continue reading
Announcing LiveData for MultiCloud
Jan 15, 2019
WANdisco Announces LiveData for MultiCloud
Data is becoming more and more distributed, stored in multiple locations on-premises and in the cloud. An influx of constantly changing data generated in and outside the organization presents challenges for data accessibility and data consistency. Innovation and economic growth are enabled by the ability to access and share data, and enterprises across all industries need new technologies to exploit their data’s full potential.
WANdisco today announced the general availability of LiveData for MultiCloud, built for guaranteed data consistency across ...Continue reading
Multi-cloud futures are driving evolved data strategies for cloud analytics
Dec 14, 2018
Today the immediate availability of analytics has become business-critical. Jagane Sundar comments on the pressures that are prompting new data strategies for cloud analytics, and how enterprises are preparing for multi-cloud environments.
DISCOtecher: Perhaps to begin with it might be helpful to understand exactly what we mean by analytics infrastructure. What is your preferred definition?
Jagane: Good point. I think Robert L Grossman from University of Illinois at Chicago and Open Data Group provides a clear definition: “Analytic infrastructures [are] the services, applications, utilities an...Continue reading
Managing the Cloudera-Hortonworks merger by embracing the LiveData opportunity
Nov 06, 2018
As Cloudera and Hortonworks bring their competing systems together, customers will be faced with data migrations. Why not make managing the merger simpler, by embracing a LiveData strategy?
The merger of long-term rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks, announced last month, marks an exciting time for the two companies. But where does it leave their customers? The deal will no doubt bring additional benefits as the companies combine their capabilities and services, but if any of your company’s systems reside on either platform, uncertainty on the merger's technical outcomes leave your critical busine...Continue reading