There has been a lot of debate about ETL, how does it stack up with recent advancement in Big data technologies. One of the question being discussed how data can be ingested and how quickly can it be made relevant to the business. For many analysts in line of business the process to blend and analyze data is slow and painful. It requires different tools and people to gather, cleanse data from different sources, lot of tools to build and publish analytic models. One of the products that handles this challenge is Alteryx. The product offers different capabilities: Prepare & Blend, Predictive Analytics, Spatial Analytics and Publish Insights.
Here is the link for one of their products:
Quoting Alteryx: Alteryx Designer solves this by delivering a repeatable workflow for self-service data analytics that leads to deeper insights in hours, not the weeks typical of traditional approaches.
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