Data Mesh Newsletter #028
Out With The Crows Issue
The quick bit…
Paolo Platter of Agile Lab had an insightful post on LinkedIn about dropping one’s preconceptions and tendency to frame a new concept through past experience and prejudice. He suggests doing so will lead to maximum uptake and utility moving forward.
Data Mesh Content Unzipped
Introduction to Data Mesh adoption in adidas - motivation and takeaways
Author: Javier Pelayo
A rare article of late that provides good background on their Data Mesh journey from a team well versed in software development and integration and refreshingly laid out with a science experiment like structure. Describes takeaways thus far in their journey. +1
Data Mesh Observability Pattern
Author: Eric Broda
Offers some structure to tackle observability related questions in the context of Data Mesh.
The State of Data Today: Data Mesh or Data Mush?
Author: Randy Bean
A recognizable rant borne out of frustration with an onslaught of jargon that plagues the data management space. To many, Data Mesh could be seen as no exception. While Data Mesh seems unfairly mischaracterized here, it does beg the question as to how the industry could better engage stakeholders in the language of business outcomes rather than dazzle them in the ‘ubiquitous language’ of data practioners and vendors. Do the stakeholders need to be force fed the principles behind Data Mesh in excruciating detail to benefit from them?
Closing the technology and architectural gaps of data mesh
Author: Dave Vellante
Contrasts Data Mesh with the current art in platforms and proceeds to lay out what is needed to close the gaps between the two with excerpts from Zhamak’s book as a guiding baseline throughout.
Upcoming Meetups / Zhamak Stuff
Zhamak will be holding a virtual book signing event on April 28th and 29th.
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