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Improve Data Warehouse Productivity by 400 Percent

Nov 23, 2020 |

Just the Facts Ma’am

My first thought was to look toward Sargent Joe Friday from the 1950’s TV show “Dragnet.” He used the phrase “All we want are the facts,” when questioning witnesses during his investigations. Read more…

Data Lake or Warehouse? Databricks Offers a Third Way

Nov 12, 2020 |

In the ongoing debate about where companies ought to store data they want to analyze – in a data warehouses or in data lake — Databricks today unveiled a third way. Read more…

Investors Continue to Target Real-Time Analytics

Oct 27, 2020 |

Technology investors are betting emerging applications such as recommendation engines and supply chain logistics will further drive demand for real-time analytics. With more data in motion, cloud-native platforms that can scale are especially attractive. Read more…

3 Ways a Modular Data Warehouse Provides Scalable Analytics without the Big Price Tag

Sep 21, 2020 |

What happens to your planned analytics strategy when the world enters an economic downturn and the future is uncertain? Scaling back investments to maintain financial solvency can be a smart decision. Read more…

Snowflake Pops in ‘Largest Ever’ Software IPO

Sep 16, 2020 |

Snowflake’s stock more than doubled today during its initial public offering, and the volatility was so great that stock market officials briefly halted trading in what the mainstream press is calling the largest ever IPO for a software company. Read more…

CDO Stature Rises, But Data Strategies Fall Short

Aug 19, 2020 |

The role of chief data officers (CDO) is expanding as companies look to unlock value in their vast stores of customer and other data, Still, many CDOs still face a misalignment between goals and priorities, a new vendor study funds. Read more…

MLB Hits a Home Run with BigQuery Migration

Aug 13, 2020 |

The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. may be delighting baseball fans with his energetic style of play during this COVID-shortened season. But there’s plenty of excitement in the back office too, now that Major League Baseball has completed its migration to Google Big Query. Read more…

MongoDB Steps Up Game with MongoDB Cloud

Jun 9, 2020 |

First there was Atlas, MongoDB’s hosted database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering for public clouds. Now the company is launching MongoDB Cloud, an amalgamation of a range of MongoDB products and services that includes Atlas, the ability to query S3 data, synchronization with mobile databases, and more. Read more…

Credit Union Finds ‘Sound’ Use for Analytics Amid COVID-19 Chaos

Jun 5, 2020 |

When the state of Washington imposed stay-at-home orders in early March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, it upended life for millions of people. Many businesses in the area simply closed, but thanks to a newly implemented data warehousing and analytics system, Sound Credit Union crafted a strategy that not only helped its customers, but also kept workers employed. Read more…

What Is a Data Cloud? And 11 Other Snowflake Enhancements

Jun 2, 2020 |

Snowflake has changed how the industry thinks about data warehouses with its cloud-native offering, which has been adopted by 4,000 organizations, including 2,000 in the last year alone. Now the company is taking the concept one step further with the introduction of a data cloud, which the company is positioning as a one-stop shop where organizations can execute a full range of data-oriented tasks – not just data warehousing and SQL analytics, but also machine learning, data engineering, and monetization of third-party data. Read more…

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