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Unlearn Existing Practices for Success in Multicloud and Hybrid Data Integration

Published: 11 March 2019

ID: G00386665

Analyst(s): Ehtisham Zaidi , Mark Beyer


Data and analytics leaders must “unlearn” postimplementation data integration practices to succeed in multicloud and hybrid environments. Distributed data management requires distributed integration, utilizing combinations of design approaches that fully leverage active metadata.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Data Distributed in a Multicloud Environment Forces Targeted and Deliberate Data Integration Planning
  • Distributed Data Management Can Impose Increased Costs Through Data Duplication and Subsequent Reintegration
  • Data Fabrics Can Collect or Connect to Data in Place and Be Deployed With Diverse Technologies

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