Data Warehousing


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


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.
NewsWhile there’s immediate and increasing interest in evolving infrastructure to support distributed, scale-out databases and cloud databases, a lack of robust backup and recovery technologies hinders adoption.
FeatureAs more “born digital” content is produced every day, requirements get more complex, and the need for organization-wide digital preservation strategies becomes greater.
NewsCME Group announced an agreement to sell its data center in Aurora, Ill. to CyrusOne Inc., a global data center services provider, for $130 million.
NewsMicrosoft Corp. is offering free licenses for its database software to current Oracle Corp. customers in its latest effort to wrestle market share from its competitor.
NewsDatabase-as-a-service (DBaaS), which enables cloud-based data management, is fast rising in popularity, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan.
NewsMicrosoft Corp. is making its database software available for Linux systems, stepping up efforts to court big corporations and win market share from Oracle Corp.
BlogListen to the Silicon Valley buzz, and what do you hear? Among other things, lots of busy bees making noise about “real-time data.”
NewsGrowing adoption of cloud-based storage and the need for better utilization of data center storage systems has raised the demand for data center SAN offerings.
NewsThe Mayo Clinic is selling its largest and newest data center to its electronic health record systems vendor, Epic Systems Corp., in an arrangement that brings benefits to both parties.
NewsA survey of 815 health information management professionals finds more than half routinely work on mitigating possible duplicate patient records within their organizations.
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