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Data Integration Architecture: Understanding Agents

Flexibility in choice

The question of whether or not to use an agent when performing data integration, especially around use cases with log-based Change Data Capture (CDC) and continuous, near real-time delivery, is common.

In this video, HVR’s CTO, Mark Van de Wiel goes into detail about:

  • The pros and cons of using an agentless setup, versus an agent setup
  • When to consider one over the other
  • Two common distributed architectures using an agent setup


Mark Van de Wiel, CTO, HVR

July 23, 2018