Data Warehousing

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

The rapid growth in the amount of data that organizations need to store is putting a strain on many. Mark Lewis, chief executive officer at Formation Data Systems, discusses five “pitfalls” of storage in virtual environments.
NewsBlockchain, the software that powers bitcoin, is a type of distributed database that’s being touted as a way to upend the financial industry.
When it comes to the top paying job markets for database administrators, the most important factors are location, location, location. Job site Indeed has just released its report “Where are the Highest Paying Tech Jobs in the US?” which looks at best salary offers adjusted for the cost of living. Here are the top 15 markets for database administrators.
FeatureWhile in the past companies have traditionally relied on data warehouses for their data repository, data lakes have recently been utilized as a new approach to data storage.
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FeatureAs part of its analytics efforts, the Illinois-based medical system has taken aim at medication adherence as a way to improve patient care and produce better outcomes.
FeatureThere are some important factors to consider when seeking out a preferred remote database management partner, and deciding who does what. Here are some top opportunities and decisions to expect.
FeatureArchives that handle both structured and unstructured data need to understand the data in order to make smart decisions based on the information.
FeatureToday’s data security threats are much harder to evaluate. They span multiple machines, may run for weeks or months, and may cross multiple accounts and identities.
BlogA data lake combines massive storage capabilities for any type of data in any format as well as processing power to transform and analyze the data.
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NewsA majority of organizations are required to store certain data for a specified number of years, but most lack a coherent long-term strategy for how to preserve and protect that data, a new study reveals.
Data professionals continue to be among the most in-demand in the job market, but what they earn -- or you should be paying -- depends on industry experience, location, technical skills, and contribution to the bottom line. This week we look at how data professionals can earn top dollar, depending on job focus, certifications earned, and skill concentrations. In part one we look at the top paying data certifications.
NewsEMC Corp. reported first quarter sales and profit that fell short of analysts’ estimates in a slowing market for storage devices, as the company nears a $67 billion takeover by Dell Inc.
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