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StreamSets Maps and Manages Performance of Data In-Motion

An Intellyx Brain Candy Brief

Data isn’t what it used to be. IT data management and monitoring approaches were built based on the premise that data was relatively static and slow changing. The era of digital transformation has turned this notion upside down.

StreamSets logohttps://intellyx.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/small_logo_2-260x107.png 260w, https://intellyx.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/small_logo_2-50x21.png 50w, https://intellyx.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/small_logo_2.png 320w" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px" />Data is now continuously in motion and often subject to stringent time constraints. Despite being a critical driver of competitive advantage, IT organizations have had few options to help them manage the quality and performance of in-motion data.

StreamSets aims to solve this problem. Their twin products — the open source StreamSets Data Collector and their flagship StreamSets Dataflow Performance Manager — combine to allow organizations to efficiently ingest and control complex data pipelines and then map and measure the availability and accuracy of the resulting data streams.

Anchoring their proposed concept of a Data Operations Center, StreamSets enables IT organizations to evolve their management capabilities to ensure the continuous integrity and availability of their most precious asset: their data.

Copyright © Intellyx LLC. Intellyx publishes the Agile Digital Transformation Roadmap poster, advises companies on their digital transformation initiatives, and helps vendors communicate their agility stories. As of the time of writing, none of the organizations mentioned in this article are Intellyx customers. To be considered for a Brain Candy article, email us at [email protected].

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).

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