Month: July 2016

Talend’s Evolution: An Innovative and Ongoing Journey

  Beyond the quality and performance of its solutions, Talend has been able to innovate and distinguish itself from other product offerings in the market. On both a technological as well as a business level, Talend has democratized access to data integration solutions using an open source model to make them accessible to ever greater […]


Welcome to the Data-Driven Era

  Today we’re thrilled to announce that Talend has gone public on the NASDAQ exchange, ticker symbol TLND.  We’re excited to work with all of you as we transition to being a public company.  As we look forward to this next phase of our company’s journey, I’d like to spend a few minutes outlining the […]


API Developer Weekly #122

API Developer Weekly – July 28, 2016 – Issue #122 A hand-curated¬†weekly¬†newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny¬†and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news. Hot Topics Twilio Sync brings real-time information via a single API Twilio is making it easier for developer to […]


Syncing Users and Groups from LDAP into Apache Ranger

  The previous post [on Colm’s blog] covered how to install the Apache Ranger Admin service. The Apache Ranger Admin UI supports creating authorization policies for various Big Data components, by giving users and/or groups permissions on resources. This means that we need to import users/groups into the Apache Ranger Admin service from some backend […]


The Rise of MDM in the Analytics Age

As I have been building analytics competencies and platforms with customers, I am continuously running into the same type of questions and desires and they center around a critical, but poorly understood topic; Master Data Management or MDM. I thought that it was time I got a couple of thoughts on this topic out so […]


API Developer Weekly #121

API Developer Weekly – July 21, 2016 – Issue #121 A hand-curated¬†weekly¬†newsletter for API developers, published with permission from LaunchAny¬†and CaseySoftware. Subscribe to their newsletter to stay updated on the latest API trends and industry news. Hot Topics Microsoft Releases REST API Design Guidelines We are pleased to announce that Microsoft is publishing its “REST […]


Practical Cryptography with Apache CXF JOSE

  It has been a year since I had a chance to talk about Practical JOSE in Apache CXF at Apache Con NA 2015. We have significantly improved CXF JOSE implementation  since then, with Colm helping a lot with the code, tests, documentation. The code has become more thoroughly tested, the configuration – better, with […]


Being more productive as a team

A great way to improve productivity in a software team is to increase the autonomy of individual team members. If a team member needs to interrupt the team lead in order to get something done or make a decision, things are bound to slow down. Thankfully, our customers have spoken to us about how they […]


5 Enterprise Software Upgrade Best Practices You Should Know

  As Talend has released its newest version of Talend Data Fabric 6.2.1 for GA, I thought this would be a good time to talk about software upgrades within the Enterprise. Software maintenance is a big part of IT budgets. As more companies offer software for all kinds of needs from instant messaging to analytics, […]