Exploring the Options: Managing Your Data Warehouse with Informatica

By | In Database Administration | June 01st, 2017

Today, business data represents the core strength and power behind the sustainability and growth of a business. Be it an SME or a multi-national corporation, most business entities rely on data science to assist with decision-making and business processes. Operating a data-driven business is not an easy task. One needs sophisticated software tools to manipulate the numbers in the business and present them in an easy-to-understand manner. Informatica is one of the most recognized solutions for data and is one such option.

What is Informatica?

Informatica is one of the world’s leading integration tools in data management. Last year, Gartner named Informatica an industry leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions. It also appeared on the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, having been placed on the list for the 11th consecutive time.

“Informatica is focused on providing customers with solutions that enable them to leverage the new era of data and put great data at the center of everything they do in order to make their businesses more successful.” — Amit Walia, the Executive VP and Chief Product Office of Informatica

The data solution giant offers a number of innovative, sophisticated tools not only for Data Integration purposes, but also for Big Data, Cloud Integration, Data Security, PaaS, and Data Management.

How does Informatica improve data warehousing?

Facilitating the collaboration between business and IT and offering built-in data quality and enterprise scalability, building your data warehouse with Informatica makes it possible to build a comprehensive data warehouse service within days, not months. Informatica’s agile data integration solution is proven to jumpstart any IT organization’s data warehouse development, helping scale and monitor projects for a successful enterprise deployment.

InformaticaData Warehousing enables customers to:

  • Accelerate development and deployment of a data warehouse with business-IT collaboration and rapid prototyping.
  • Reduce risk with metadata-driven insight and proactive monitoring.
  • Minimize cost with integrated data quality and data validation testing.

What makes Informatica better than other options?

Informatica is easily connected to its other data engineering platforms such as Informatica Data Integration Platform and Informatica Velocity to enable the businesses and their IT staff to quickly and easily set up, implement, and deploy a full-scale data warehousing solution. Furthermore, the DW solution is backed by Informatica’s large and active developer network that offers around-the-clock support with any technical challenges, including Informatica consulting services, and its world-class partner ecosystem.

How can Datavail help install, configure, and manage Informatica?

Datavail has a team of data integration professionals who excel in working with Informatica data solutions. Once you decide to go ahead with Informatica for your business data management, BI and DW needs, you don’t need to hire expensive skills or provide extensive training to implement and maintain the data solutions. We’ll take on the tasks of installing, configuring, architecting, running, and managing Informatica solution on a project or managed services basis. Learn more about how we can help you with an Informatica solution here.

You can also watch our webinar: Informatica Health Checks

Datavail is the largest provider of data and database administration (DBA) services in North America with more than 850 DBAs, analysts, developers and consultants. We offer 24×7 managed services and project consulting in database administration, BI/Analytics, data warehousing, and enterprise performance management. Datavail’s expert consulting team specializes in integrations, implementations, and upgrades for applications across the Oracle stack, including Hyperion, OBIEE, OBIA, GoldenGate, Weblogic and more.

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Chuck Ezell
Vice President – Data Integration Practice
With almost 20 years of development experience, Chuck Ezell leads the Development, Tuning and Automation Practice (DTA). Bringing his knowledge from supporting some of the world's largest infrastructures in database & application performance tuning. With a broad background in process automation, database application development, optimizing database performance and many DevOps tools. Although he and his team excel at optimizing and customizing Oracle systems, Chuck works with .NET, T-SQL, C#, PHP, javascript, Java, ANSI SQL, PL/SQL, APEX, and many other languages on systems by Oracle, HP, IBM, Linux and Windows. He uses SSMS, Oracle OEM, AppDynamics, Splunk, Visual VM along with many others, for performance tuning operations.

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