Data Warehousing

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SAP's S4/Hana at Sapphire Now 2015

Meet the newest member of SAP's Hana family: a data warehouse

The classic way of building a data warehouse is no longer viable, one executive said


Snowflake builds a bigger, simpler data warehouse

Snowflake's mission: Add new, powerful enterprise features to a cloud-native data warehouse system without forcing the customer to turn knobs for the best performance

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6 'data' buzzwords you need to understand

Fear not: The lingo needn't be mysterious. What's tricky is making it all pay off

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8 reasons you'll do big data this year

To know what people are really doing with big data technology, you need to get dirty in the trenches. Here's what we've found

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Be careful when implementing data warehouse automation

Automation can be a huge help, but automating concepts before you understand them is a recipe for disaster


Self-service BI: Why desktop cowboys need a metadata back end

Forward-looking organizations are going to look for backend metadata repository solutions for their self-service BI platforms that can maintain the flexibility to empower the desktop cowboys in a controlled and repeatable environment

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Tableau opens the doors to its first European data center

Users of Tableau's cloud software for business analytics can now choose whether to store their data in North America or Europe thanks to a new data center the company has opened in Ireland.

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Report: Don't believe the hype about Hadoop usage

A new survey finds customers' interest in Hadoop less important than other big data products like Spark

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Greenplum goes open source -- and a new cloud analytics star is born

An open source Greenplum presents a golden opportunity for cloud vendors of big data solutions


Is it really that difficult to collect big data?

Analysts say big data projects fail to deliver on the expectations, because big data remains fraught with difficulties. Where are the difficulties remaining?

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Ingest, upload, analyze: AWS wraps up data in the cloud

At Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services offer new options for all phases of data in the cloud

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Hadoop is slowly eating conventional analytics

The components of the Hadoop ecosystem won't overthrow Teradata or IBM Netezza any time soon, but ultimately, the commodity solution almost always wins


Binding data to UI considered harmful

Complications of binding data to UI

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis


Search versus analytics: what is the difference?

Despite serving seemingly very different purposes, search engine and an analytics engine could gain to be unified for better use by knowledge workers

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Don't use the cloud like a data warehouse

The 'single source of truth' data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today

Snowflake Computing opens data warehouse to the masses

Cloud startup led by Microsoft veteran Bob Muglia also announces a new $45 million funding round

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A better mousetrap: A JSON data warehouse takes on Hadoop

Sure, a NoSQL or JSON data warehouse sounds faddish, but SonarW is a better solution for many

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