#HandsOnTalend – Integration Cloud – Your First Job – Best Practice and Metadata!

As we learnt in our last article, the process of creating a project and creating a workflow is quite simple, however, the most important part of the flow will always be the Job. Whereas not directly, part of Integration Cloud, it is an important element within it. When it comes to Job, we can always look at the following image to understand what best practices tell us. This image is part of a 2017 article by Talend themselves on best

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#HandsOnTalend – Integration Cloud – Your first Project

Previously, I showed you around Talend Integration Cloud, and Talend Studio for Cloud. Now is where the work actually begins! The purpose of any data integration flow is to execute a series out actions into a common objective/ goal. flow is referred to as a ‘Job’. Jobs are created solely within Talend Studio for Cloud, but first you need to make sure you have your workspace in order, and this is where it can start to get a bit tricky.

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#HandsOnTalend – Integration Cloud – Getting Started

Getting started on a new product can sometimes seem daunting but Talend Integration Cloud makes it seamless. The platform, now in version 7, provides an easy to use and understand interface. Talend is a houshold name when it comes to ETL/ ELT and Integrations, and Integration Cloud reinforces it. Integration Cloud contains a number of different components to it: 1) Talend Management Console The Talend Management Console is a web-based application centralising the management and administration of your Integration Cloud

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Getting Started: Integrating with Dynamics AX using Talend Data Integration, Part 1

When it comes to integrations there is really only one product to even look at. Talend’s data integration products feature over 900 connectors to connect databases, cloud-based applications and more. Recently at a prospective client I was asked; “Can Talend Data Integration (DI) integrate other systems with Dynamics AX via the AIF (Application Interface Framework). The first thing that came to mind was yes, and I showed the Dynamics AX specific components: tMSAXInput – Extracts data from a MicrosoftAX server

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Mapping Flight-paths with Tableau

Recently I had been asked to develop some example dashboards for an Airline and this involved quite some research on how best to do this. The first thought that came to my head was “I want a map showing the Airline routes!” I learned quite a bit and now what to show you how easily this can be done. Preparing the Data It would be absolutely brilliant if the data was all well presented already for what you want to

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My thoughts on Market Research Companies

From the title itself, I am very sure you can guess what this would be about. It’s not really a rant because there’s not much to rant about, but it most definitely is my opinion. Should I add a disclaimer? Probably, not going to though. However, word of caution…. I don’t use any bad language and don’t berate them in any way. As I had said previously, this is purely my take on them. Within the Technology (Hardware and Software)

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My key takeaways from the Cloud Analytics World Tour

Cloud Analytics is an awesome subject to approach. Gartner says most enterprises will be almost fully cloud engaged by 2020, this seems to be something which other Research organisations are also echoing. Given the rapid progression of cloud technologies and availability of these technologies, I am very much in the belief that Cloud definitely is the was forward. Just think about it…. a few years ago, it was all SaaS (Software as a Service) and now the concept of AaaS (Anything as

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The benefits of building a Cloud-based Customer Data Warehouse Solution

Gartner predicts that by 2020, 90 percent of organizations will adopt hybrid infrastructure management capabilities. The need for scalability and adaptability of your IT Infrastructure makes Cloud Infrastructure and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) more relevant as ever. The main question that arises from this is: “How do I ensure that all my services/ applications are married together?” Talend Integration Cloud is a product within the Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) space that makes it even easier for customers to build and deploy integration patterns

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Can't say much aside from this feeling like i'm high-fiving myself! :) I've worked for iGaming companies as a Fraud and Risk Analyst as well as for Acquiring and Issuing Banks. Nowadays, I'm a Consultant within the Business Intelligence and Big Data fields. What can I say? I love Technology!