Data Management and Protection Expertise – IRI Professional Services Now Open
In response to customer requests for bespoke applications across a broad range of data processing requirements, IRI now has an in-house business unit for the implementation of custom data transformation, ad hoc reporting, and data security solutions.
Star schema is the simplest and most common database modelling structure used in traditional data warehouse paradigms. The schema resembles a constellation of stars — generally several bright stars (facts) surrounded by dimmer ones (dimensions) where one or more fact tables reference different dimension tables.
Hadoop is an increasingly popular computing environment for distributed processing that business can use to analyze and store huge amounts of data. Some of the world’s largest and most data-intensive corporate users deploy Hadoop to consolidate, combine and analyze big data in both structured and complex sources.
Congratulations, you have a new idea! You have gone from concept evaluation and market research to prototype testing and pricing considerations. Have you thought about what it takes to optimize the success of the product’s actual release?
Encryption key management is one of the most important “basics” for an organization dealing with security and privacy protection. Major data losses and regulatory compliance requirements have prompted a dramatic increase in the use of encryption within corporate data centers.
ODBC, Open Database Connectivity, is an industry-standard application programming interface (API) for access to both relational and non-relational database management systems (DBMS). ODBC was first developed by the SQL Access Group (SAG) in 1992 in response to the need to access data stored in a variety of proprietary personal computer, minicomputer, and mainframe databases without having to know their proprietary interfaces.
It is a common mistake to refer to data masking and data encryption interchangeably to mean the same things. While field-level encryption is considered one of many possible “data masking” functions, we define data masking and encryption as technically distinct processes below.