Data Fabric is the Data Management Architecture that enables the Business with the necessary data immediately to make the decisions. Fabric is an integrated data which was woven from multiple sources and variety of data that provides insights. In this digital journey, Data grows exponentially on day-to-day basis in a variety of formats. There are numerous sources which captures and shares the data. For instance, a marketing leader can infer the market pulse of the new product launch using a data fabric.
This fabric is sewed from internal product master data, external social media and internal CRM data from Cloud. It takes several weeks or months in a traditional ETL process to build this solution due to the complexity in data structures and the availability of the source connectors. Data Fabric architecture simplifies and enables the ways for the swift availability of data. It also focuses in sharing the business data rapidly to others.
Gartner defines Data Fabrics as “a design concept that serves as an integrated layer (fabric) of data and connecting processes. A data fabric utilizes continuous analytics over existing, discoverable and inferenced metadata assets to support the design, deployment and utilization of integrated and reusable data across all environments, including hybrid and multi-cloud platforms. ”. In a nutshell, Data Fabric Analytics platform help Business to use any data from anywhere and share their data to anyone quickly.
Data Fabric is a design concept which comprises of framework with different products and solutions to create a fabric. The existing Data Analytics platform could have Data Integration tools and custom built solutions. It could have challenges to consume IoT data in real time. The platform has to be supplemented with new tools or enhance custom built solutions to ingest IoT data in platform. Data Analytics Platform has to be newly built or enhanced to handle the below scenarios,
Data Finz is a “No Code Data Integration Platform” designed to resolve technical challenges and handle data integration use cases with simple configurations. This can be a part of the Integration and Micro Services layer in the Data Fabric Analytics Platform. Being No Code, it brings agility and productivity for the development teams and accelerates to reach Data Fabric state quickly. It has built-in pipelines which are designed for specific use cases. We have to configure these pipelines with the required connection, that’s all. Data Finz takes care of the Data Integration use case automatically. It has the below features: