The data warehouse basics channel features stories related to fundamental approaches and practices for creating, managing, utilizing and maintaining a data warehouse.

GuidanceThe big challenge isn't technology related. Instead, it's directly related to change resistance. Here's how to effectively move forward.
Market TrendsAdding Semantics to a data lake can transform and integrate unstructured and structured data and query it in real-time, providing critical business intelligence that answers complex questions.
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Information Management's DM RadioWith the promise of reconciling disparate information systems, Master Data Management burst onto the data landscape more than 20 years ago. Data Warehousing had fallen short of expectations, in part because companies realized that marshaling all data in one place was simply unrealistic. MDM offered a different way: virtual reconciliation using master data. With some great success stories and lots of failures, MDM has proven to be a valuable if challenging discipline. But a range of innovations has super-charged MDM lately, including graph technology. What's the latest? Register for this episode of DM Radio to find out! Host Eric Kavanagh will interview the world's leading luminary for MDM, Aaron Zornes of the MDM Institute, and several special guests.
BlogIt's time for midmarket organizations to collect all relevant data including subledgers, journal entries and transactions into a single authoritative repository.
AnalysisClassic data warehouses don't come close to delivering access with the speed and agility that businesses really need. A "Data First" strategy for your data lake could be the solution.
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TroubleshootingAs a business intelligence developer, consider a few rudimentary questions about a null value before deciding on a potential course of action.
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NewsPermira and a Canadian firm are buying Informatica for $5.3 billion. The buyers will strive to position Informatica's data management tools for the big data and cloud waves.
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NewsThe remnants of RadioShack’s retail empire went on the auction block on Monday, giving bidders the first chance to snap up the company’s trademarks, patents, leases—and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of millions of RadioShack customers.
NewsBig Data technologies like Hadoop and NoSQL could be coming to a data warehouse near you -- thanks to Teradata and MapR. The two companies have inked a partnership to ensure MapR's Hadoop and NoSQL capabilities integrate with Teradata's data warehousing portfolio.
CommentaryRight now, the best BI solutions successfully balance the benefits that proven traditional processes offer with newer technologies that foster self-reliance and don’t drain valuable resources, energy or time.
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Information Management's DM RadioBig data may have all the cachet these days, but the new solutions owe much to the decades of engineering that created enterprise data warehousing. In fact, even the most advanced NoSQL architectures have a long way to go before they can even match the overall performance of a traditional EDW.
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