In this episode, Mark Van de Wiel (Field CTO at Fivetran, previously CTO at HVR Software) walks us through the tech architecture behind HVR (acquired by Fivetran in 2021), why they merged with Fivetran, how both the technologies complemented each other and how are they now powering real time Change Data Capture. We also dig deep into open source technology and solving the problem of long tail connectors.
Mark Van de Wiel is the Field CTO at Fivetran, the leader in automated data integration, delivering ready-to-use connectors to thousands of customers globally. Mark has a strong background in data replication and real-time business intelligence and analytics. Before joining Fivetran, Mark was the CTO at HVR Software which provides a real-time cloud data replication solution to support enterprise modernization efforts. HVR Software was acquired by Fivetran in 2021.