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James Spyker

James Spyker

James Spyker is a Senior Technical Staff Member with IBM’s Cloud Data Movement team. He has spent the last 15 years helping businesses make decisions based on more current data.

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James Spyker
James Spyker
2 months ago

Streaming Transformations as Alternatives to ETL

The strategy of extracting, transforming and then loading data (ETL) to create a version of your data optimized for analytics has been around since the 1970s and its challenges are well understood. The time it takes to run an ETL job is dependent on the total data volume so that the time and resource costs rise as an enterprise’s data volume grows. The requirement for analytics databases to be mo... Read More