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Prepare for Business Speed Using Real-Time Data Integration

Published: 25 June 2013

ID: G00253419

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo , Ted Friedman


The demand for data integration work increasingly requires data to be delivered or processed in real time to match the speed of the business. IT leaders should plan for real-time data integration as a key part of their data integration strategy, and can learn from these best practices.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Anticipate Real-Time Requirements in Your Data Integration Design
  • Prepare for Real-Time Data Integration to Match Business Speed
    • Provide for the Granularity and Latency Needed for Real-Time Data Delivery
    • Enable Data Services and Semantics Access to Support the Real-Time Flow of Data
    • Use Virtual or Federated Architecture for Light-Duty Scenarios
    • Move Data to an "Active" Data Repository for High-Volume, Mission-Critical Scenarios
  • Focus on Pragmatic Business Needs

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