Data Catalog

Data Catalog

Pulling Your Data Out of the Fog (Part 1 of 3)

Everyone’s heard of cloud computing. But for those of us from San Francisco, where we live much of our lives in low clouds, it’s fitting when we discover that much of our data is also lost in a fog.

Read More August 16th, 2017 | Alex Gorelik
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Top 10 Capabilities to Look for in a Data Catalog (Part 2)

As in our Part 1 post, we interviewed our customers—which rely on data catalogs to execute important business process and deliver offensive and defensive data intelligence—to find out which capabilities are most important when implementing a data catalog across your enterprise data fabric. Here’s the […]

Read More July 20th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
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Top 10 Capabilities to Look for in a Data Catalog (Part 1)

    Since the data cataloging space is relatively new, many organizations don’t know what to look for in a data catalog. To help shed some light, Waterline Data worked with its customers to develop this list of the critical capabilities to be aware of […]

Read More July 18th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
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Data Fingerprinting – The Magic is Finally Revealed

One of the most consistent questions we received about the Waterline Data Catalog is “what is data fingerprinting and how does it work?”  Data fingerprinting is the idea that a column of data has a signature, or a fingerprint, and that by examining the data […]

Read More May 23rd, 2017 | Todd Goldman
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Search is NOT a Data Catalog

In talking with prospective customers, I am finding there is a lot of confusion about what makes a data catalog. Lately, we’ve seen some companies consider taking their search technology and calling their search product a “data catalog”, which is not entirely accurate. This is […]

Read More April 19th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
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