Data virtualization and federation is an integration process that abstracts, gathers, transforms and combines data from different physical locations and storage types into a consistent format.


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Data visualization gives key decision makers the ability to see patterns such as sales trends, customer buying habits, or production bottlenecks -- and respond accordingly. And data visualization software puts incredible data analysis capabilities into the hands of people throughout an organization, no matter the amount of data stored. Featuring articles, whitepapers, video and audio, this timely eBook from Tableau and Information Management:

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Reading the latest spy novel, Pulitzer winner or celebrity tabloid isn’t for everyone this summer, which is now unofficially underway. In the information management space, bibliophiles are in luck with a slew of great recently released reads.
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Information Management's DM RadioData may not technically weigh anything, but the forces of gravity apply nonetheless. Moving data requires time, energy, money and human resources, which is why data federation is a growing trend. When possible, information managers like to keep data where it is and only grab what's necessary at the appropriate time. Register for this episode of DM Radio to learn more about data virtualization. Hosts Eric Kavanagh and Justin Kern will interview Scott Lee of EMC, plus Bob Eve of Composite Software, Suresh Chandrasekaran of Denodo and Karl Ederle of Kapow Software.
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The Composite Data Virtualization Implementation Methodology and Best Practices are designed to integrate with your existing design, development and deployment processes. When blended with internal and external staff resources, this combination of knowledge, tools, processes and more enables both immediate implementation success and on-going self-sufficiency. This paper summarizes details key activities and resources to successfully navigate each stage including documentation, white papers, tools, consulting services and more. Armed with the proper knowledge and support, you will be able to avoid pitfalls and efficiently and effectively work through the implementation tasks.
The Composite Software Customer Value Program helps participating customers prospectively estimate business and IT value from your use of Composite solutions, as well as demonstrate and communicate value actually achieved to the appropriate internal and external constituents. For Composite prospects and customers who must measure and demonstrate value, this paper introduces the Composite Customer Value Framework and Customer Value Program.
This white paper provides a brief overview of the Composite Information Server platform and Query Processing Engine. It explains how various factors affect performance of applications using data services-based integration. The paper also describes a simple benchmarking test with Composite Information Server, which tests various aspects of the platform performance with single and multiple heterogeneous data.
In an environment of ever evolving needs and solutions, enterprises and government agencies must select the right data virtualization offering to meet their needs. To provide a systematic assessment approach, Composite Software has developed a Data Virtualization Platform Maturity Model. This Data Virtualization Leadership SeriesT white paper describes this model and how it can be used for both initial evaluation and on-going optimization of data virtualization platforms.

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