Enterprise Architecture – Zachman vs TOGAF

Enterprise Architecture remains as a hot topic for both businesses and IT professionals. It can be defined as

Enterprise architecture is the organizing logic for business processes and IT infrastructure reflecting the integration and standardization requirements of the company’s operating model. The operating model is the desired state of business process integration and business process standardization for delivering goods and services to customers

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DBA: The backbone for many Business Intelligence functions

Usually DBAs handle a multitude of tasks depending on the needs

Usually DBAs handle a multitude of tasks depending on the needs.

Database administrator is the person responsible for this. The critical job of centrally controlling the design, implementation, use of data is vested with DBA. Though mentioned here as a single person for illustration, large database installations need a team of DBAs who may divide, share and do this critical job.

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OBIEE – Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, often referred as OBIEE, is one of the popular business intelligence platforms delivering a wide range of services. OBIEE delivers interactive dashboards, mobile analytics, ad hoc queries, enterprise and financial reporting, scorecards and strategy management, business process invocation, unstructured search and collaboration, integrated systems management and more. It is deployed at enterprises where users need timely insights from complex business intelligence solution.

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What is REST – Representational state transfer?

REST

REST can be described as a style of software architecture

In the ever changing enterprise IT architecture scenario, REST is playing predominant role and so of particular interest to all of us including BI–Business Intelligence professionals. REST–Representational state transfer can be described as a style of software architecture (or high level structures of software systems), with particular application in distributed systems like World Wide Web.

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Big Data, NoSQL and In-memory Computing

Big data and other trends

Top three BI terms: Big Data, NoSQL database and In-Memory Computing

Technology professionals are always supposed to keep their know ahead antenna in order to keep abreast of the trends and safely survive in the industry. Business Intelligence and Analytics technology has been evolving at a rapid pace in the recent past. The terms associated with BI a decade ago are almost history nowadays.

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