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Enriching a Kafka Connect to replace traditional batches and codes

Kafka Connect is a technology for linking Kafka with other services. One of the main challenges of an IT architecture is the batch process and a bunch of codes that transport or align data from one to another application. A small failure can cause ultimate data and business losses with developer involvement at the same time. Many new architectures nowadays focus on real-time solutions keeping in mind the ‘easy to
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DataOps: Why it matters?

Let’s talk about some data facts first. The amount of data generated over the next three years is going to be more than the data created over the past 30 years.  According to International Data Corporation prediction, the world data will reach 175 ZB by 2025 with a compounded annual growth rate of 61%. What is even more mind-boggling is that about 30% of the data generated will need to be
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DataOps and DevOps: A match made in heaven

The adoption of IT technologies has increased exponentially over the last few decades. Nowadays, the need to create quality web applications while simultaneously managing their extensive data effectively is a major concern for any organization. As such, there have been continuous efforts to come up with better approaches to software development, data analysis and data management. In order to meet the needs of today’s internet users, technology companies have intensified their efforts
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Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka and Analytics, Part 2: Going Beyond Pure Streaming

Data transaction streaming is managed through many platforms, with one of the most common being Apache Kafka. In our first article in this data streaming series, we delved into the definition of data transaction and streaming and why it is critical to manage information in real-time for the most accurate analytics. As more individuals increase their data literacy and use data to make business decisions, real-time data is becoming a
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Real-Time Data Streaming, Kafka, and Analytics Part 1: Data Streaming 101

The terms “real-time data” and “streaming data” are the latest catch phrases being bandied about by almost every data vendor and company. Everyone wants the world to know that they have access to and are using the latest, greatest data for making business decisions. But using the term is not enough. Do your business executives and users know what data streaming is, where the information comes from and why it