Data Mesh Learning Newsletter #035
Collegiate Panther Issue
The quick bit…
DDD Europe offers various trainings throughout the year including Zhamak Dehghani's remote Data Mesh workshop from October 17 - 27. They are offering DML Newsletter subscribers a 10% discount using the coupon code here. More info on the event can be found here.
Data Mesh Content Unzipped
Decentralized Data Engineering
Author: Paolo Platter; Agile Lab
Focuses on the practices of decentralized data engineering that aligns with the data mesh paradigm but can be employed as a precursor to the cross-functional impact of an organizational shift that is the heart of data mesh. Baby steps!
The next generation of Data Platforms is the Data Mesh
Author: Jean-Georges Perrin; PayPal
Provides an entertaining and historical interpretation of data platforms and on to data mesh for context and then continues on to describe the buildout of a data mesh centered on the data (architectural?) quantum which as a concept is not often explicitly called out in data mesh articles as the centerpiece for its composable characteristics.
What is Data Mesh — And How Not to Mesh it Up
Authors: Lior Gavish, Barr Moses; Monte Carlo
This article was one of the seminal ‘what is a data mesh’ articles that circulated widely among the data mesh curious. It has recently received a revision update.
Data-Products, Black Holes, and Washing Machines
Author: Gary Strange; ASOS
Visualizing an elusive concept is no easy feat and trickier if you start with black holes as an analogy. This article stands up to the challenge.
Data Mesh / Data Product Security Pattern
Author: Eric Broda
All of Eric Broda’s data mesh ‘pattern’ series of articles are concrete write ups of various aspects of data mesh. This is no exception.
The Exciting, Unnverving Vision of Data Mesh
Author: Jay Piscioneri; Eckerson Group
Speaks to the cognitive dissonance that data mesh specfically, and paradigm shifts in general, often evoke.
‘Data Mesh is Dead — It just doesn’t know it’
Author: Zinnia Banerjee
Collects a play-by-play of the outpouring of opinions regarding the recent Gartner prediction that Data Mesh is dead.
The many layers of data lineage
Author: Borja Vasquez; Monzo
Really a fascinating concept offered here on borrowing from the layers concept of (google) maps as applied to data lineage (DAGs) where in a dbt use case, data models supplant geolocations as the point of overlay for visualization of aggregated locale metadata via layers!
Upcoming Meetups / Zhamak Stuff
Zhamak will be the opening keynote speaker at Big Data LDN:
REWIRE FOR DATA MESH: ATOMIC STEPS TO REWIRE THE SOCIOTECHNICAL BACKBONE OF YOUR ORGANIZATION WEDNESDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2022.
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