Best Practices for Metadata Management

Alation

What Is Metadata? Metadata is information about data. A clothing catalog or dictionary are both examples of metadata repositories. An asset alone is just the tip of the iceberg; metadata tells you “what lies beneath.”. Yet not all forms of metadata are created equal.

Apache Ozone Metadata Explained

Cloudera

As an important part of achieving better scalability, Ozone separates the metadata management among different services: . Ozone Manager (OM) service manages the metadata of the namespace such as volume, bucket and keys. All-in-One Metadata location. Security Metadata location.

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Metadata Improves Security, Quality, and Transparency

The Data Administration Newsletter

How does Spotify win against a competitor like Apple? They use data better. Using machine learning and AI, Spotify creates value for their users by providing a more personalized experience.

7 Benefits of Metadata Management

erwin

Metadata management is key to wringing all the value possible from data assets. What Is Metadata? Analyst firm Gartner defines metadata as “information that describes various facets of an information asset to improve its usability throughout its life cycle. Analyze metadata.

Very Meta … Unlocking Data’s Potential with Metadata Management Solutions

erwin

While there has been a lot of talk about big data over the years, the real hero in unlocking the value of enterprise data is metadata , or the data about the data. And to truly understand it , you need to be able to create and sustain an enterprise-wide view of and easy access to underlying metadata. Metadata Is the Heart of Data Intelligence. Harvesting data – Automate the collection of metadata from various data management silos and consolidate it into a single source.

Metadata is Like Packaging: Seeing Beyond the Library Card Metaphor

Ontotext

way we package information has a lot to do with metadata. The somewhat conventional metaphor about metadata is the one of the library card. Metadata is Like Packaging. Now let’s unpack (pun unintended) this by looking at packaging and the way it is analogous to metadata.

Is Junk Metadata a Data Catalog Risk?

The Data Administration Newsletter

Data Articles Data Education Data Management Articles Data Management News, Articles, & Education Data Topics Metadata Management Articles Metadata Management News, Articles, & Education chisholm data catalog junk MetadataMany of us know what a hoarder is.

How Metadata Makes Data Meaningful

erwin

Metadata is an important part of data governance, and as a result, most nascent data governance programs are rife with project plans for assessing and documenting metadata. But are these rampant and often uncontrolled projects to collect metadata properly motivated?

Metadata is Like Body Language

TDAN

The Nonverbal Dilemma Nonverbal communication is composed of body gestures and vocal inflections. The words you speak are a small fraction of communication.

ETL Antipattern: Lazy Metadata

Tim Mitchell

If data is a train, then metadata is the track on which it travels. A good metadata definition in ETL processes will help to ensure that the flow of the data is predictable, robust, and is properly constrained to avoid errors.

RDF-Star: Metadata Complexity Simplified

Ontotext

Not Every Graph is a Knowledge Graph: Schemas and Semantic Metadata Matter. To be able to automate these operations and maintain sufficient data quality, enterprises have started implementing the so-called data fabrics , that employ diverse metadata sourced from different systems.

Expanding Role of Data Governance, Metadata Management, and Data Quality

The Data Administration Newsletter

Ensuring data quality is an important aspect of data management and these days, DBAs are increasingly being called upon to deal with the quality of the data in their database systems more than ever before. The importance of quality data cannot be overstated.

Automating Metadata Management Through Data Catalogs

The Data Administration Newsletter

Cataloging items has been a process used since the early 1900s to manage large inventories, whether it be books or antics. In this age, data management has become a necessary routine.

Your Metadata Will Not Govern Itself

TDAN

Metadata Governance is easiest to understand when you separate the term into its two parts – Metadata and Data Governance. Ask any organization that excels in metadata management (or provides thorough documentation of their data, information, and records) whether or not they govern their metadata and they will surely respond affirmatively.

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

erwin

And this time, you guessed it – we’re focusing on data automation and how it could impact metadata management and data governance. The post Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation appeared first on erwin, Inc. Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed? erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect.

Why Metadata Matters: The Data on Your Data

Sirius Computer Solutions

Metadata provides basic information (the who, what, when, where, why) about your data assets. Think of metadata as your data’s life story. Metadata management is key to your overall data governance strategy. We consider metadata management a key pillar of data governance.

How Metadata Makes Data Meaningful

erwin

Metadata is an important part of data governance, and as a result, most nascent data governance programs are rife with project plans for assessing and documenting metadata. But are these rampant and often uncontrolled projects to collect metadata properly motivated?

Increase Searchability and Access in Data Catalogs and Metadata Repositories with Tamr Metadata Enrichment

Tamr

Solutions that manage datasets rely on metadata describing those sources, and typically focus on the bare minima of enterprise data governance and stewardship , which limits the available metadata (the data about data) to describing dataset physical features (size, number of records, datatype, etc.),

What is Metadata Management?

Octopai

Modern data processing depends on metadata management to power enhanced business intelligence. Metadata is of course the information about the data, and the process of managing it is mysterious to those not trained in advanced BI. What is metadata management?

Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management

Alation

The post Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management appeared first on Alation. Partner News Alation data catalog Gartner gartner magic quadrant metadata management

Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management

Alation

The post Gartner Names Alation a Leader in Metadata Management appeared first on Alation. Company News Alation data catalog Gartner gartner magic quadrant metadata management

Business Glossary and Metadata: Small Teams Data Governance

TDAN

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Data Governance and Metadata Management: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

erwin

When an organization’s data governance and metadata management programs work in harmony, then everything is easier. Creating and sustaining an enterprise-wide view of and easy access to underlying metadata is also a tall order. Metadata Management Takes Time. What Is Metadata?

2019 Highlights in Metadata Management

Octopai

As 2019 comes to a close, we think it’s the perfect time to review trends in metadata management as well as look at some of Octopai’s own highlights. Metadata is everywhere and its success depends on deploying the right resources for its management. Metadata Management Automation

The Top 10 Metadata Management Platforms for Efficient Data Administration

DataFloq

Metadata management, lately, has emerged as one of the most important practices in organizations. The underlying reason being the increased usage of big data and cloud platforms, and the tendency of information to get scattered in the absence of efficient metadata management. This has necessitated the need for organizations to adopt the best in metadata management practices in order to manage the information assets within the.

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

erwin

Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation. By implementing metadata-driven automation, organizations across industry can unleash the talents of their highly skilled, well paid data pros to focus on finding the goods: actionable insights that will fuel the business. Metadata-Driven Automation in the BFSI Industry. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Three’s Company Too: Metadata, Data and Text Analysis

Ontotext

Metadata used to be a secret shared between system programmers and the data. Metadata described the data in terms of cardinality, data types such as strings vs integers, and primary or foreign key relationships. Metadata started including descriptions and source information.

Using Tamr’s metadata enrichment, discovery, and standardization to unlock new possibilities in data management

Tamr

In this post, I’d like to further detail situations where using Tamr on metadata can: Enrich metadata for actionable analytics. Metadata Enrichment. Tamr’s approach to classifying metadata can help organize and maintain large volumes of datasets quickly.

Why Machine Learning is a Must for Enterprise Metadata Management

Octopai

Machine learning also plays a role in automated enterprise metadata management. How Does Machine Learning Improve Metadata Management Automation? Automated metadata management tools and machine learning are deeply connected. BI Modernization Metadata Management Automation

The Data-Centric Revolution: Toss Out Metadata That Does Not Bring Joy

TDAN

As I write this, I can almost hear you wail “No, no, we don’t have too much metadata, we don’t have nearly enough! We have several projects in flight to expand our use of metadata.” Sorry, I’m going to have to disagree with you there. You are on a fool’s errand that will just provide […].

erwin Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions for Second Year in a Row

erwin

erwin has once again been positioned as a Leader in the Gartner “2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions.”. The post erwin Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions for Second Year in a Row appeared first on erwin, Inc.

Metadata Archiving with Snowflake

Sirius Computer Solutions

The importance of metadata. Metadata is best defined as data that characterizes data. Metadata provides the who, what, where, when, why and how of that information. When companies have a properly engineered process to create, store and manage metadata, it benefits all focus areas of the business. Metadata enriches whatever it is associated with and allows the business to gain insights that otherwise might have been missed. So how does metadata fit in?

Business Glossaries and Metadata: Data Governance May Require a Village

TDAN

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The Digital Charter Implementation Act & Metadata Management

Octopai

A key system to smooth out the bumps is a metadata management platform that includes automated data discovery and automated data lineage. The post The Digital Charter Implementation Act & Metadata Management appeared first on Octopai.

Where Do Data Catalogs Fit in Metadata Management?

Alation

They are now central to data stewardship, data curation, and data governance—all metadata dependent activities. A New Approach to Metadata Management. It seems that everyone wants data management but most want to avoid metadata management. You can’t manage data without metadata.

Top 7 Data Governance and Metadata Management Blog Posts of 2019

erwin

To help you prepare for 2020, we’ve compiled some of the most popular data governance and metadata management blog posts from the erwin Experts from this year. The Best Data Governance and Metadata Management Blog Posts of 2019. erwin Expert Blog data governance metadata management

The Missing Link in Enterprise Data Governance: Metadata

Octopai

Steve needed a robust and automated metadata management solution as part of his organization’s data governance strategy. Metadata in data governance. Metadata is essentially the ‘data about data.’ Automated metadata governance.

Business Glossary and Metadata: When a Data Catalog Product is Not a Data Catalog

TDAN

If you do a general internet search for data catalogs, all sorts of possibilities emerge. If you look closely, and ask a lot of questions, you will find that some of these products are not actually fully functional data catalogs at all.

Top 10 Metadata Management Influencers, Sites, and Blogs You Must Follow in 2021

Octopai

Aptly named, metadata management is the process in which BI and Analytics teams manage metadata, which is the data that describes other data. In other words, data is the context and metadata is the content. Metadata management is the key that unlocks the entire data landscape.

erwin Recognized as a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Metadata Management Solutions

erwin

We’re excited about our recognition as a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Metadata Management Solutions. Metadata management is key to sustainable data governance and any other organizational effort that is data-driven.

What Cyber Criminals Can Do With Your Metadata

Smart Data Collective

When that happens, tens of thousands of people are put at risk for identity theft when their metadata is stolen. What is metadata and how is it used? What Metadata Contains. Metadata is basically a trail of data that is spread out across a network. Metadata typically contains the person’s name, address, phone number, credit card number, email address and even personal or business bank account numbers. Why a Cyber-Criminal Steals Metadata.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Includes Alation

Alation

Gartner predicts that “By 2020, 50% of information governance initiatives will be enacted with policies based on metadata alone.”. Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions , Guido de Simoni and Roxane Edjlali, August 10, 2017.

2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions

erwin

erwin positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s “2019 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions”. We were excited to announce earlier today that erwin was named as a Leader in the @Gartner _inc “2019 Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions.”. The report, by the world’s leading research and advisory company, provides a detailed overview of the metadata management market, including evaluations of 18 vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.