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Assessing the Characteristics of a Real-Time Data Integration Architecture to Match the Speed of Your Business

Published: 25 June 2013

ID: G00251079

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman , Eric Thoo


As an increasing number of business activities are conducted in real time, or on an up-to-the-minute basis. IT leaders will need to anticipate and include real-time characteristics in their data Integration architectures.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Anticipating the Characteristics Required for Real-Time Data Integration
    • Continuous Sourcing of Data With Always-On Listening
    • Variable Data Capture Modes
    • In-Line Data Transformation and Cleansing
    • Flexible Transport and Delivery Styles
    • Identifying and Acting on Changes and Events as They Occur
    • Operation and Management of a Real-Time Data Integration Environment
  • Anticipating Data Delivery and Latency Expectations

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