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Introducing Talend 6.0

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Talend 6 was released in September 2015 and with it come a number of new and important features and updates, including product name changes. 

One of the most significant features introduced in Talend 6.x is availability of Spark and Spark streaming components (over 100 of them). This introduces paradigm shift for building big data jobs, expanding the possibilities way beyond batch jobs using Map Reduce and Tez. With Spark and Spark streaming, Talend Big Data is now real time, to the extent that micro-batching approximates to real time.

Other new facts about Talend 6 include

  • Comes with a new, modernized look-and-feel to the Studio user interface and features upgrades to the core platform as well (Eclipse 4-based).

  • Delivers an end-to-end Internet of Things integration platform combining IoT connectivity (MQTT, AMQP); high-speed, reliable messaging (Apache Kafka, Amazon Kinesis, Talend ESB); and high-speed big data integration (Spark).

  • Introduces Continuous Delivery data integration by using a slightly different job generation model that leverages Maven and Jenkins
  • Renames almost all Talend products, and introduces two new product offerings, Talend Data Fabric and Talend Real-Time Big Data Platform.

For a full list of What's New in Talend 6, check out this Talend Help Page.

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Will Munji

Will Munji is a seasoned data integration, data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) architect & developer who has been working in the DW/BI space for a while. He got his start in BI working on Brio SQR (later Hyperion SQR) and the Crystal Decisions stack (Reports, Analysis & Enterprise) and SAP BusinessObjects / Microsoft BI stacks. He currently focuses on Talend Data Management Suite, Hadoop, SAP BusinessObjects BI stack as well as Jaspersoft and Tableau. He has consulted for many organizations across a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, retail, insurance and banking. At Kindle Consulting, Will delivers DW/BI/Data Integration solutions that range from front-end BI development (dashboards, reports, cube development, T-SQL/ PL/SQL ...) to data services (ETL/ DI development), data warehouse architecture and development, data integration to BI Architecture design and deployment.

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