Is data mesh only for analytical data?

Piethein Strengholt
4 min readSep 28, 2023

Is data mesh only for analytical data? This is a common question that arises when discussing data mesh with my customers. While data mesh is often associated with only analytical data, many of its principles can also be perfectly applied to operational data. In this blog post, we will explore how data mesh can be used for both analytical and operational use cases.

Operational data refers to the data that is used to run a business in real-time, such as transactional data and customer data. By applying data mesh principles to operational data, organizations can…

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