For the past 18 years, Tony has been focused on helping organizations maximize the impact of their data integration investments. After spending several years working in the healthcare industry as a data integration technical specialist, he joined Ardent Software, the originators of DataStage - the ETL technology at the core of IBM InfoSphere Information Server. As part of the World Wide Product Management team, Tony continues to work closely with customers and partners to understand how they are delivering business value and leverages this input to drive IBM's product roadmap strategy.
February 28, 2014| by
InfoSphere Information Server Product Management, IBM
Without a doubt, data integration is essential to the success of big data projects. However, some folks in the big data vendor community, including data warehouse, Hadoop and data integration vendors, are telling a very confusing story about the fitness of Hadoop as a data integration platform....