Author: Irfan Ahmedirfan-ahmed

Extract Valuable Data from PDFs With ReportMiner

PDF (portable document format) files were developed in the early 1990s to enable computer users with different platforms and software tools to share documents with a fixed layout of text and graphics. Because they are independent of application software, hardware, […]

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The Dilemma of Build vs Buy – How it applies to Enterprise Software

If Shakespeare was an IT manager, the famous question ‘To be, or not to be’ would have been ‘To build or to Buy’. In fact, the phenomena of DIY-ing something or buying a commercial product is not only limited to […]

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A Complete Guide to Data Warehouse Automation

Data warehouse automation (DWA) is fast replacing conventional approaches to data warehouses – centralized data repositories used by companies to achieve data-driven strategic insights. Enterprise data warehouses (EDW) are critical for utilizing historical data for business reporting purposes. But, the traditional […]

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Astera Centerprise Accredited by IBM’s ‘Ready for Data and AI’ Program

Astera Centerprise has been verified for IBM’s ‘Ready for Data and AI’ validation program. 

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Pushdown Optimization Mode in Astera Centerprise

ELT process complementing traditional ETL approach for improved performance and agile results Introduction ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) and ELT (Extract, Load and Transform) are two approaches to data manipulation that are often mistaken for substitutes. The situation in which either […]

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REST Server Architecture Introduced for Centerprise

We are thrilled to announce that we are releasing a new generation of our end-to-end data management platform – Centerprise Data Integrator 8.0. Over the course of next few months, we plan on including several new features and make enhancements […]

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Unearth the Value of Information with Enterprise-Grade Data Integration Tools

Businesses collect data from disparate sources in a variety of formats. To make sense of this data and extract value out of it, enterprises employ different data integration tools that bring data at one place for transforming and loading to […]

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Astera Software – 2018 in Review

It was a particularly happening year for Astera Software as our team attended TDWI Anaheim and Big Data Toronto conferences. The focus of the conferences was to bring data professionals together and promote discussions that can pave the way for future technologies and advancements in the data management domain.

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Press Release: Astera Software Partners with Affirma to Offer One-Stop Data Management Solutions

Astera Software, a data management solutions provider, has recently partnered with Affirma, a US technology consulting company, to extend data management and business intelligence solutions to clients. The synergy is intended to benefit business users through an all-in-one data solution […]

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What’s New in Centerprise 7.5

New additions, enhanced performance, and improved usability – Centerprise 7.5 is better than ever! Centerprise Data Integrator is an end-to-end ETL and data integration solution that empowers business users to perform complex data integration tasks without relying on IT. With […]

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Big Data Toronto 2018: Post-Event Highlights

Team Astera participated in Big Data Toronto 2018 as an exhibitor and had a truly great experience networking with data scientists, practitioners, and thought leaders from across North America and beyond. We took the opportunity to introduce our end-to-end, agile […]

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TDWI Anaheim Conference 2018: Post Event Highlights

TDWI Anaheim Conference 2018 has been a truly transformative journey for Team Astera. We attended several talking sessions, had one-on-one meetings with thought leaders and industry experts, and received a positive response for our products, especially our end-to-end data warehouse […]

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5 Best Practices to Help You Reap the Benefits of Data Democratization

Born out of the necessity to leverage more value out of Big Data, data democratization is an approach that allows data to pass from the hands of a few data analysts into the hands of business users. With a data […]

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Server Resiliency Improved in Centerprise 7.5

We are releasing Centerprise Data Integrator 7.5 very soon, and as with every new release, our focus is to improve the product experience for our customers. We have added new features and have made improvements to the existing ones in the upcoming build.

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Pushdown Optimization Mode in Centerprise Data Integrator

  How does Pushdown Optimization mode work in Centerprise? Moving data, containing millions of records, between source, ETL server, and target database can be a time-consuming process. When source and target database reside on the same server, unnecessary data movements […]

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