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Talend Data Mapper, Spark and Electronic Data Interchange

September 28, 2016 - Talend Tech Team

We all know that mapping complex files can be cumbersome, and large files often cannot be processed in a day. Want to reduce complex data integration from days, or even weeks, to minutes? Talend Data Mapper is your answer.

In the video below, we show you how to read EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) data coming from health claims and quickly map it to a simple structure.

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Day-in-the-Life of a Data Integration Developer: Advanced Talend Studio Features

September 23, 2016 - Talend Tech Team

Did you know a comedy released in the year 2000, called "The Specials" had the best rating in the State of California according to film critics? That's what Talend has shown us once we run our final job in the example below. Now, we will be taking you through some of Talend's advanced studio features so you too can start working with your data. 

Webinar >> Discover Just How Easy Data Integration Can Be

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Good Things Come in Small(er) Docker Packages!

September 22, 2016 - Mark Balkenende

With the launch of our newest version of the Talend Big Data Sandbox there are a number of changes we’ve included that will make the experience more seamless and simple for you to get star

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Choose Your Own Big Data Adventure: Getting Started with Talend’s New Big Data Sandbox

September 20, 2016 - Mark Balkenende

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our new Talend Big Data Sandbox, based on Docker. For those not familiar with a Sandbox, it’s a FREE, pre-configured, easy-to-use, virtual environment that allows you to experiment and test real-world big data scenarios.

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Big Data is Revolutionizing Political Campaigning

September 14, 2016 - Isabelle Nuage

In the coming months and over the next year, several important votes and elections will take place around the world: the presidential elections in the United States this November; the French presidential election in April/May 2017, the French legislative election next June; the German federal election next August, etc.

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Eight Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven Organization

September 13, 2016 - Nitin Kudikala

In today’s fast-paced, global economy, it is generally understood that companies must become data-driven in order to remain competitive. In fact, a report from McKinsey Global Institute indicates companies that are data-driven—meaning those that can gather, process and analyze data in real-time as it flows through the enterprise—make better decisions.

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An Introduction to Microservices

September 09, 2016 - Zeeshan Javeed

Microservices are both an architecture style and a popular approach for software development to satisfy modern business demands. In the past, the IT industry used monolithic or Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)-based solutions as the standard, but that’s changing now. New tools like Talend Microservices allow developers to focus on specific problems without adding excessive complexity to deployment or other administrative tasks that are usually associated with isolated services. 

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Why AWS is still the Safest Bet for Cloud Infrastructure Services

September 02, 2016 - Jennifer Zhou

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Google, whom Gartner often describes as the “hyperscale vendors”, still dominate the cloud infrastructure market. AWS continues to lead the pack with over 30% worldwide market share, while Microsoft and Google grew more than 100% in Q2 2016, according to a recent report released  by Synergy Research Group.

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Day-in-the-Life of a Data Integration Developer: How to Build Your First Talend Job

August 31, 2016 - Talend Tech Team

In our last blog, we helped you get familiar with the look and feel of the Talend Studio, as well as grasp a general understanding of how to use some of its key functions and features.

Webinar >> Discover Just How Easy Data Integration Can Be

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Apache Beam in Action: Same Code, Several Execution Engines

August 26, 2016 - Guest Bloggers

In my previous article, I provided a quick introduction to Apache Beam, a new distributed processing tool that's currently being incubated at the ASF. Apache Beam provides an abstraction layer allowing developers to focus on Beam code, using the Beam programming model. Thanks to Apache Beam, an implementation is agnostic to the runtime technologies being used, meaning you can switch to technologies quickly and easily.

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Day-in-the-Life of a Data Integration Developer: Introduction to Talend Studio

August 19, 2016 - Talend Tech Team

 

If you’ve ever started working with new software, you know it can be challenging to start taking full advantage of features and functionality right away. At Talend, we want you to get up and running quickly with our data integration software. Therefore, we’ve introduced a new series of videos to get you familiar with the Talend Studio, building your first Talend Job and moving into some advanced features.

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Talend Integration Cloud Summer ’16 – The Best of Both Worlds: Security & IT Productivity for AWS

August 16, 2016 - Ashwin Viswanath

Talend Integration Cloud Summer ’16 went live last month and we couldn’t be more proud of our R&D team for pushing through some new and compelling AWS features for the enterprise.

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Why We Think Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration is a Big Milestone for Open Source

August 12, 2016 - Chris Harrold

This week, Talend was named by leading analyst firm, Gartner, Inc., as a Leader in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools.  For those of you who do not know what that is, the Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) is one of the most respected and relied upon research report that gauges for the success, capability, and overall strength of both an entire market segment and the players by which it’s comprised.

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It’s Not About the Dot: A Journey to Becoming a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools

August 10, 2016 - Ciaran Dynes

When we received notice from Gartner that Talend had been named a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, I took a little time to reflect on the process that has taken place over the past couple of years and how we arrived at this milestone.

Download>> Get the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools Here

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CIO: 3 Questions to Ask about your Enterprise Data Lake

August 08, 2016 - Ciaran Dynes

Today’s CIOs are no strangers to the concept of the Enterprise Data Lake. Oftentimes, an enterprise data lake is viewed as a panacea for all a CIO’s data ills, including being viewed as the ‘holy grail’ for those trying to spur digital transformation. Yet many CIOs are still struggling to see the payoffs from such data lake investments.   

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