Re-Think Data Integration: Deliver Agile BI with Data Virtualization
Read this white paper to learn about a lean form of on-demand data integration technology called data virtualization. Deploying data virtualization results in BI systems with simpler and more agile architectures that can confront the new challenges much easier.
All the key concepts of data virtualization are described, including logical tables, importing data sources, data security, caching, and query optimization. Examples are given of application areas of data virtualization for BI, such as virtual data marts, big data analytics, extended data warehouse, and offloading cold data.