DataDirect Webinars

Firewall Friendly Pipeline for Secure Data Access

Firewall Friendly Pipeline for Secure Data Access

Progress DataDirect will completely change the way public and private clouds access data.

Learn how to securely access data behind the firewall, without requiring SSH tunnels, reverse proxies or any changes to the firewall. This allows public or private cloud applications to access data stored within your organization. Data is accessed using industry standard interfaces for SQL (ODBC or JDBC) and REST (OData).

Finally, get an opportunity to sign up for a preview of “Project Mustang” which is creating a storm of disruption in the hybrid integration space.

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The Inside Scoop on Apache Sqoop

Webinar: The Inside Scoop on Apache Sqoop

Apache Sqoop is the standard tool for loading and exporting data between Hadoop and traditional data stores, such as relational databases or SaaS applications, through a standard JDBC interface. Sqoop serves as the data access layer for the Hadoop ecosystem to connect external structured data. What could go wrong connecting a massively distributed data processing system with your core business data?

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Webinar: Binding Kendo UI to Any Data with OData

Kendo UI® is an impressive HTML5 user interface framework for your apps. It has an equally impressive story for accessing data for its data management components.    Kendo UI enables developers to create modern websites and apps using OData, an industry standard REST API to access any type of data source. Accessing OData data sources with Progress DataDirect Cloud® solves connectivity and integration challenges. Now, developers can spend more time building amazing apps and less time learning new web services APIs. In short, Kendo UI is your web developer’s new best friend. Join Progress and Chris Woodruff, host of Through a Wire Podcast, to discover how accessing OData data sources with Progress DataDirect Cloud simplifies connectivity and integration so you can build amazing apps faster.

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Webinar: SQL Access to Cassandra NoSQL Databases

The growing popularity of NoSQL is wreaking havoc on core business system integrations in organizations of all sizes. NoSQL databases have query languages and frameworks to better support SQL-like operations, but they are still incompatible with existing SQL-based infrastructures. Join Progress and Software AG to learn more about the industry's leading suite of production-ready JDBC connectors for SQL on NoSQL databases.  

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SQL or SOQL for Salesforce Analytics

Salesforce analytics and BI continues to be a trending, hot topic as organizations implement new platforms to improve their customer intelligence. But what’s the best way to access the data? SOQL is the popular query language for Salesforce. However, SQL may be better suited for accessing data for analytics. Join us in the great SOQL vs. SQL query debate to see which one is best for your analytics project.  

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How Big Data ISVs Get Marketing Data into Lakes

See how ISVs are accelerating big data technology adoption with a single interface to numerous marketing cloud data sources such as Salesforce, Marketo, Eloqua, Oracle Service Cloud, Google Analytics and Adobe Omniture.

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Building a Modern Marketing Data Warehouse

During this session, our speakers shared two methods that leverage standards based connectors for creating a modern marketing data warehouse – moving data into a dedicated data warehouse database, or enabling real-time connectivity between the primary SaaS BI app and the data sources that will feed it. 

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Get the Inside Story on MongoDB BI Connectors

In this webinar, see how our presenters shared their perspectives on the value of a fast, reliable BI connector for MongoDB with no infrastructure disruption. See what TIBCO Jaspersoft took into account when choosing the MongoDB connector for their embedded BI platform. The live demo showcasing SQL access to MongoDB is a must-see. 

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OData External Data Integration Strategies for SaaS

Our presenters shared their unique perspectives about the OData open standard that enables hybrid connectivity across a wide range of external data sources from consumers such as Salesforce Lightning Connect and Oracle Service Cloud. As advertised, real time, integrated data connectivity within SaaS apps is made easy with simple point-and-click development. 

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Big Data in a Warehouse World: A Vendor Neutral View

In this webinar, Mark Rittman, Chief Technology Officer, Rittman Mead Consulting Ltd and Brad Wright, Product Manager, Senior Principal, Progress DataDirect presented fresh insights and perspectives to help you leverage your existing relational databases (RDBMS) while understanding the advantages of today's newest approaches. 

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Simple Access to Cloud Data

With more than 60% of business utilizing cloud for IT-related operation, accessing data across the cloud is becoming more complex. During this webinar, we'll use a customer scenario to show how to easily access Salesforce data real-time in a BI application.

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Dreamforce Data Download: Data Connectivity

Join Idaliz Baez, Progress DataDirect Cloud systems engineer, as she demonstrates the newest DataDirect Cloud features. See for yourself how quickly and easily you can capitalize on the power of DataDirect Cloud.

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Can MongoDB Handle Your Big Data?

MongoDB is leading the way in terms of both scale and flexibility with its schema-flexible, document-oriented design. But MongoDB's non-relational design also presents significant challenges to data analytics. Data experts at Progress® DataDirect® share their insights on these market challenges and share their approach to integrating schema-agile MongoDB data into the SQL world.

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Top 5 IT Challenges of Financial Institutions

It’s not just this quarter’s revenue that’s on the line, it’s your reputation. That’s a long-term fix if the integrity or accessibility of your financial data is compromised. Worse if it’s customer specific data. Let’s look at the top 5 IT challenges facing financial institutions. From security, reliability and performance to flexibility and regulatory compliance, learn how standards-based data connectivity puts your view on the road ahead, not in the rear-view mirror.

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Big Data, Analytics, and Hadoop in the Enterprise: A Practical Primer

The size and complexity of global data is exploding, beyond even the most aggressive predictions. Learn how next-generation data scientists are drawing new insights from new sources, turning volume into value through improved management decision making. Learn why the Hadoop ecosystem is at the center of Big-Data innovation, and why it’s one of the best new adoption trends.

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Real-Time SQL Access to Salesforce.com

Real-time SQL Access to Salesforce.com

Most organizations have used a variety of approaches to get their legacy applications and Salesforce.com to talk to each other. However, this webinar will show you how with real time Salesforce.com access, powered by SQL, and using standard programming APIs, you can get your legacy application closer to your Salesforce.com data and dramatically increase your return on investments across your organization.

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SaaS at the Spead of Business: App Performance on Overdrive

Saas At The Speed Of Business: App Performance On Overdrive

Join this timely webinar to learn how to eliminate SaaS performance bottlenecks by optimizing data access. You'll learn how to architect new SaaS apps to maximize performance and how to remediate performance issues in existing SaaS applications.

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High Performance Access to Cloud based Data

High Performance Access to Salesforce.com and Other Cloud Data Sources

What if you could use your existing applications connecting to Oracle, SQL Server and DB2 to also access Salesforce.com? Imagine, running real-time reports and storing data with Salesforce.com just like it was any other relational database. In this webinar, you will see examples of an industry leading BI tool querying Salesforce.com in real-time.

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Big Data Trends and Open Standards

Big Data Trends and Open Standards

We'll also explore how innovation around standards is disrupting large-scale data sets like Hive, Impala, Spark, Cassandra, MongoDB, and others - making data widely consumable and creating a vast landscape of standards-based applications and consumers. And you'll hear about the important role that connectivity plays in Big Data and when selecting your database.

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Driving Real-Time Analytics with Spark SQL and DataDirect

Driving Real-Time Analytics with Hadoop and Spark SQL

In this webinar, we share recognized thought leaders from Progress® DataDirect® share their unique perspective on the Big Data landscape and give you real-world insight into up-and-coming players, including Hadoop. You’ll also get a deep dive into one of the leading-edge Big Data trends out there - SparkSQL and how it lets you access the data in Hadoop faster!

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