The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of our everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it.
—Late Professor Mark Weiser (Father of Ubiquitous Computing)
A robust and scalable DaaS strategy can only be sustained by an organization when their data service development efforts are built on the strong foundation of architectural principles and standards. The next few chapters look at several of the foundational components comprising the DaaS reference architecture.
This chapter explains the significance of the canonical model as a foundational component for underlying data services and the critical role it plays in the efficient exchange of data across systems. The focus is on explaining why the canonical model needs to be regularly kept in alignment with the underlying ...