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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Data Virtualization

A very good overview of what is called data virtualization:

" Data virtualization allows an organization to make its enterprise data easily available to business users. From a more technical standpoint, data virtualization makes all the enterprise data that has been dispersed over a multitude of IT systems look like one logical database—even if that data is buried deeply in IT systems. The effect of using data virtualization is that organizations can increase the return on their investment in data processing. .... "

Still a research domain, but where does it stand today, and who are the technology players involved?  Ultimately this is where we want to go, what will it take to make it happen?

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