Teradata is a powerful platform that scales perpetually. Beyond a certain point, it becomes very difficult for humans to keep up with the growth in schemas, tables, and attributes. With Alation, the knowledge of your data scales as easily as the platform does.
Alation empowers employees inside of data-driven enterprises to find, understand, and use the right data so they can make better, faster business decisions. Combining the power of machine learning with human insight, Alation automatically captures knowledge of your data and helps describe it so your employees can understand where the data comes from, who’s using it and how it’s used. Within a Unified Data Architecture analytics environment that Teradata provides, Alation offers:
- Increased data usage for analytic use cases
- Accelerated time-to-insight from faster query composition and data search
- Increased data analyst productivity
- Automated data documentation through a combination of machine learning & crowdsourced knowledge