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
magnetic tape Data Governance

Latest data storage breakthrough. A reminder of the need to let go.

A few days ago, I read this article in Gizmodo about how the lab coats at Sony and IBM developed a new kind of tape that can store 25GB of data per square inch. The “ah ha” in all of this is that a spooled kilometer of this tape can hold 330TB of data, requiring a lot less space than what a hard drive currently requires.

Read More August 8th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
Meet the 2017 Data Catalog summer interns Waterline Data

And Now a Word from Our Summer Interns

Strong businesses depend on talent, smarts and grit from all quarters, and in many cases–ours, at least–some of the steam that pushes our engines comes from our bright group of summer interns. These computer science and engineering-savvy individuals joined Waterline Data from some of the […]

Read More August 3rd, 2017 | Todd Goldman
top 10 capabilities for a data catalog part 2 Data Catalog

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
top 10 capabilities for a data catalog part 1 Data Catalog

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 an enterprise 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 when […]

Read More July 18th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
Self-Service Analytics

How Faster Decision Making Becomes Smarter Decision Making

“Jeff Bezos does not like sitting still.” So wrote the Economist a couple of days ago after Amazon said it would acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion.  The opposite of sitting still, of course, is motion. And for Jeff it’s not just about always moving, […]

Read More July 11th, 2017 | Todd Goldman
big data department of defense Big Data

Can Big Data Solve the DoD’s Big Data Problem?

  Federal Computer Week recently ran a story on how the US Department of Defense is creating more supply chain related security vulnerabilities through the continued expansion of suppliers. But at an Intelligence and National Security Alliance event, government officials and providers suggested that Big […]

Read More July 3rd, 2017 | Todd Goldman
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