Paul Balas
Paul Balas VP of BI and Chief Information Architect, Digital Realty


Modernizing a data warehouse is no easy task. Digital Realty successfully accomplished this goal by using a data abstraction layer supported by real-time data virtualization. Now they are expanding this abstraction layer to support a MDM project to create a 360-degree of their customers.

In this presentation, the VP of BI and Chief Information Architect at Digital Realty, Paul Balas presents:

  • The challenges associated with modernizing data warehouse
  • How to build a data abstraction layer using data virtualization
  • How to extend the abstraction layer to support MDM projects

This session also includes a panel discussion with:

  • Paul Balas, VP of BI and Chief Information Architect at Digital Realty 
  • Alberto Avila, Director IT Information and Collaboration Services at Cymer 
  • Salah Kamel, CEO at Semarchy 
  • Suresh Chandrasekaran, Sr. Vice President at Denodo (as moderator)

This session is part of the Denodo DataFest event. You can also access other Denodo DataFest sessions here.