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Dynamic Data Masking via IRI Chakra Max

November 29, 2016 Data Masking/Protection
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IRI Chakra Max is data-centric audit and protection (DCAP) software for managing and protecting information in your databases. It does so through: Setting database access permissions Controlling SQL statements so only approved syntax on tables is allowed Masking sensitive data dynamically as it is extracted from a table In this article, we focus on the […]

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An Introduction to IoT & MQTT

November 18, 2016 Big Data
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This article introduces the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the popular, lightweight Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) protocol for moving data from IoT devices into processing frameworks. These topics provide background for my subsequent article, which shows how IRI software could process that data on the edge with the CoSort SortCL program, […]

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Using Sonra Flexter to Process Complex XML Files in IRI Voracity

November 18, 2016 Data Masking/Protection
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Sonra recently demonstrated the processing of complex XML data in the IRI Voracity data management platform with the help of Sonra’s Flexter Data Liberator software. Flexter and Voracity are a match made in heaven. Flexter is great at converting complex files like XML into structured formats. IRI Voracity, through CoSort or Hadoop engines, excels at […]

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Optimizing Talend Transforms with IRI CoSort

September 14, 2016 Data Transformation
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Talend has been on the market for a few years now, and its flexible UI components make it a very reasonable choice for developers when it comes to customization. Talend Studio is built in Java, which gives it a certain degree of control and flexibility in managing its performance. That said, however, I found that […]

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Wicked Shell in the IRI Workbench

September 8, 2016 IRI Workbench
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As we transition IRI Workbench to the Neon version of Eclipse™ in 2017, the Easy Shell feature that facilitated command-line executions of job and batch scripts will no longer be available. But for those who want to run IRI or other jobs on the command line without leaving the workbench (which you still of course […]

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Executing ETL & Batch Flows

September 8, 2016 ETL
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Batch files contain commands in plain text that can be executed by the command line interpreter of the operating system to accomplish a specific purpose. Windows batch files usually have an extension of .bat or .cmd, while Linux and Unix usually have .sh or no extension at all. We could have a batch file with […]

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Comparing Big Data Integration Methods

September 7, 2016 Big Data
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“That’s all you need in life, a little place for your stuff.  That’s all your house is, a place to keep your stuff.  If you didn’t have so much stuff, you wouldn’t need a house. You could just walk around all the time. A house is just a pile of stuff with a cover on it.” […]

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A Fresh Look at Data Preparation

September 7, 2016 Big Data
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To analyze data successfully, it must first be prepared successfully. Poor quality data creates poor results. Worse yet is data that takes too long to collect and clean because it is too big or too foreign. Raw data is usually unfit even for the imagination, much less making decisions. Traditional BI architects and big data scientists […]

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Single Job Execution Options in IRI Workbench

August 17, 2016 IRI Workbench
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IRI Workbench not only has several ways to create jobs, but also several ways to execute them. This article focuses on IRI Workbench execution options for scripts based on the SortCL program language, which covers IRI CoSort (transform/report), NextForm (migrate/replicate), FieldShield (classify/mask), and RowGen (test data) jobs. In addition to IRI Workbench execution, these jobs […]

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