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cloudWerkstatt Technology Breakfast on 02. March 2023

In today's world, data is almost always an integral part of business decision-making, whether to gain competitive advantage or to drive business growth.
Managing and maintaining datapiplines (a process of ingesting raw data from multiple data sources and then porting it to a data store, such as a data lake or data warehouse, for analysis) is a complex challenge that often requires multiple teams and tools to work together seamlessly.
For this purpose, it makes sense to implement a DataOps platform. This helps organizations deliver high-quality data at scale, as well as to streamline the management and monitoring of data pipelines.

What is IBM Databand?

IBM Databand is a unified DataOps platform that simplifies the management of data pipelines. This enables companies to monitor data quality, troubleshoot problems and optimize performance. Various data processing frameworks are used for this, including Apache Spark, Apache Beam, and AWS Glue.
Here are some of the key features of IBM Databand to streamline DataOps workflows:

  1. Data quality monitoring: Real-time data monitoring ensures that data pipelines produce accurate and reliable data. The platform allows you to set rules and thresholds for data quality and alerts users when problems occur.
  2. Pipeline monitoring: IBM Databand provides end-to-end visibility into data pipelines via dashboard. Key metrics and alerts are displayed, allowing users to monitor pipeline performance and identify and resolve bottlenecks or other issues.
  3. Collaboration: A central workspace makes it easier for teams to cooperate, share information, and manage tasks. It also offers integration with popular collaboration tools such as Slack, Jira and GitHub.
  4. Optimization: Companies can improve the performance of their data pipelines with IBM Databand. By analyzing these, you can identify weak points and thus make optimizations to increase performance.
  5. Data catalog: This enables users to discover and understand the data sets available to them. The data catalog is searchable, including metadata and provenance information.
Advantages of IBM Databand

This breadth of functionality provides some significant advantages when using IBM Databand.

  1. Improved data quality: Data quality monitoring ensures that data pipelines produce accurate and reliable data.
  2. Shorter time-to-market: Organizations can streamline their DataOps workflows to reduce the time to deploy new data pipelines.
  3. Increased efficiency: Optimization capabilities enable organizations to identify and eliminate weaknesses in their data pipelines, improving overall efficiency.
  4. Better collaboration: IBM Databand's collaboration capabilities facilitate teamwork, enabling teams to work together more effectively and efficiently.
  5. Better visibility: With end-to-end visibility into data pipelines, organizations can monitor performance and quickly identify issues.

IBM Databand is a versatile and powerful DataOps platform that simplifies the management of data pipelines. The platform's capabilities, including data quality monitoring, pipeline monitoring, collaboration, optimization, and data catalog, enable organizations to streamline their DataOps workflows and deliver high-quality data at scale.

Are you looking for a tool to manage your datapiplines right now? Then we recommend IBM Databand. A demonstration of this can be seen at our cloudWerkstatt Technology Breakfast, where we will also be happy to answer your questions directly:


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