Author: Irfan Ahmedtehreem-naeem

The Beginner’s Guide to Data Management Software

For any business, data is a valuable resource that helps increase its competitive advantage and overall customer experience. Proper data handling and precision are vital for effective business functions, be it sales, marketing, or other day-to-day processes. With data management […]

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Best Practices for a Scalable Data Mart Architecture Design

A scalable data mart architecture design can reduce the risk of data loss, as well as the implementation cost and time, as it mainly focuses on a subset of data instead of complete enterprise data. Therefore, data marts are often […]

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Data Mart vs. Data Warehouse: Know the Difference

For accurate business intelligence, companies rely on data warehouses. They serve as a central repository, storing existing and historical data for analyses and data-driven business decisions. But so do data marts. So, what’s the difference between these two data repositories? […]

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Different Types of Data Marts and Their Implementation

Unlike a data warehouse that stores enterprise-wide data, a data mart includes information related to a particular department or subject area. For instance, a sales data mart may contain data related to products, clients, and sales only. Data marts are […]

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Database Management Software: Features, Types, Benefits, and Uses

What Is a DBMS? A Database Management Software (DBMS) is used for storing, manipulating, and managing data, such as format, names of fields, and record and file structures in a database. Users can construct their own databases using a DBMS […]

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Announcing the Release of Astera Data Virtualization Beta 2

The beta 1 release of Astera Data Virtualization had all the essential tools for creating, deploying, and delivering virtualized views of enterprise data. The beta 2 release goes a step further with improved security and performance in data virtualization projects. […]

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Overview of ETL Data Processing

ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) data processing is an automated procedure that extracts relevant information from raw data, converts it into a format that fulfills business requirements, and loads it into a target system. The extraction, transformation, and loading processes […]

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Data Warehouse Concepts: Kimball vs. Inmon Approach

When it comes to data warehouse designing, two of the most widely discussed approaches are the Inmon method and Kimball method. For years, people have debated over which one is better and more effective for businesses. However, there’s still no […]

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All You Need to Know About Database Design

A database includes bulk information deposited in a framework, making it easier to locate and explore relevant information. A well-designed database contains accurate and up-to-date information, allowing and data to be fetched easily whenever needed. In this article, we’ll discuss […]

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Deliver Credible Results with ETL Testing Tools

Credible data is the fuel for business processes and analytics. A 2017 Harvard Business Review study found that 47 percent of new data records have at least one critical error. Adhering to testing protocols ensures such errors are eliminated when […]

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Optimize Performance by Leveraging Subflows as a Source in Astera Data Virtualization

The success of businesses is deeply rooted in their ability to utilize the data at their disposal. And with enterprise data spread across different source systems, finding a strategy that integrates dispersed data without incurring high costs or too much […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Master Data Management

One of the significant challenges for an organization is to create a single view of truth for enterprise data while maintaining its reliability, accuracy, and quality. Master data management (MDM) might be your silver bullet when it comes to simplifying […]

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Astera Fall’19 Release Updates

Announcing Astera Centerprise 7.6 – New Features and Improvements Featuring new additions and significant enhancements, Astera announces a major product release this fall – Astera Centerprise 7.6. The new release comes with a dataflow optimizer, data cleanse transformation, smart match […]

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How to Conduct a Successful Data Migration Process

In today’s dynamic and ever-evolving environment, businesses have to adopt new technology at a snowballing speed to keep up with the competition. Data migration strongly supports these high-tech updates, enabling organizations to modernize their infrastructure and optimize their business processes. […]

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Extending Data Virtualization Capabilities with Astera Query Language (AQL)

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