Fall is Here, and So is Our Fall 2016 Release!

Fall is the time to move your clocks back, get a pumpkin latte and slow down with the approaching cold weather. But not for SnapLogic! We continue to deliver integration tools with full force. After our Summer 201fall-2016-graphic6 release, which was feature-packed, the Fall 2016 release takes the SnapLogic platform to a whole new level by extending support for Teradata, introducing new Snap Packs for Snowflake and Azure Data Lake Store, adding more capabilities to Spark mode, and delivering several enhancements for security, performance and governance. As our VP of engineering, Vaikom Krishnan, aptly said, “We continue to make it easier and faster for organizations to connect any and all data sources – whether on premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid environments.”

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Making Workday Faster for Vassar College

Last week we attended Workday Rising in Chicago where we talked to attendees about integrating Workday with the rest of their IT ecosystems. The real stars of the show, however, were our customers from Vassar College who gave a brief presentation at our booth to discuss their journey from finding the need for an integration vendor, to assessing different platforms, to ultimately choosing SnapLogic’s elastic integration platform as a service (iPaaS).vassar-college-image-edited

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SnapLogic CTO James Markarian on DisrupTV

SnapLogic CTO James Markarian recently appeared as a guest on DisrupTV, a weekly live-interview web-series produced by analyst firm Constellation Research and hosted by R “Ray” Wang and Vala Afshar. The trio discussed a variety of enterprise topics including modern data management, data lake strategy considerations and big data analytics.

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Customer Spotlight: AstraZeneca

It’s always a treat to be able to share our customers’ inspiring success stories. MWD Advisors, a UK-based industry research and advisory services firm, recently spent time with our customer, global pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca. MWD published the results of that interview to their research subscribers in a report titled “AstraZeneca supports strategic cloud shift with ‘citizen integrator’ platform” (reprint provided here).

AstraZeneca early iPaaS success
AstraZeneca’s early iPaaS success

AstraZeneca started their journey with SnapLogic as part of an IT initiative to make their business process infrastructure more agile, and to incorporate cloud-based platforms and applications. They wanted to efficiently integrate SaaS systems and on-premises platforms without investing in a large, specialized integration team.

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SnapLogic Summer 2016 Release Now Available

Another release is in the books – today we announced the Summer 2016 SnapLogic platform update, along with several additions and improvements to our Snap library.  The release brings additions for big data integration, self-service integration, and enterprise governance and control.

As our VP Engineering Vaikom Krishnan put it:

SnapLogic Summer 2016 Release
SnapLogic Summer 2016 Release

“SnapLogic continues to break down the barriers between data and application integration in the enterprise with a converged platform that is built for self-service. The Summer 2016 release further enhances our Snap library and resources for Snap developers to help support our vision of ‘anything, anytime, anywhere’ integration.”

Highlights of this “Snappy” release include:

  • New Snaps for Apache Hive and Teradata
  • Major updates to Snaps for Anaplan and Tableau
  • Enhancements to the Mapper Snap that make it faster and simpler to search, filter and map the entries in a complex schema tree
  • User-defined pipeline parameters can now be logged and retained with runtime history in order for administrators to audit API usage and quickly debug pipeline performance issues
  • A new, seamless way to auto-shard documents across all nodes in a SnapLogic data processing Snaplex, leveraging the power of all nodes and boosting data integration performance 
  • Users can now limit invocation of triggered tasks to one instance at a time for more granular control and to avoid overloading resources.

We’re also excited for the launch of the new  Snap developer site. It’s easy to use, mobile-friendly and full of practical guidance for our customers and partners building and maintaining their own Snaps.

For more information on the Summer 2016 release, including demo videos, see: https://www.snaplogic.com/summer2016

Gaurav Dhillon Q&A: SnapLogic Elastic Integration Overview

In this series of posts, I’ve been sharing excerpts from a recent discussion between SnapLogic founder and CEO Gaurav Dhillon and John Gallant, chief content officer of IDG US Media. In the first post, Gaurav discussed the looming integration issues that people should focus on. In the second post, Gaurav reviewed the specific challenges SnapLogic addresses. In this post, Gaurav describes the core components and principles of the SnapLogic Elastic Integration Platform. Continue reading “Gaurav Dhillon Q&A: SnapLogic Elastic Integration Overview”

Gaurav Dhillon Q&A: SnapLogic Use Cases

SnapLogic founder and CEO Gaurav Dhillon recently sat down with John Gallant, chief content officer of IDG US Media, to discuss modern integration technology requirements in the enterprise: SnapLogic covers app integration in the cloud. In the first post in this series, I shared Gaurav’s answer to the question: What are the looming integration issues here that people should focus on more? In this post, Gaurav reviews the specific challenges SnapLogic addresses. Continue reading “Gaurav Dhillon Q&A: SnapLogic Use Cases”