Data Warehousing

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

AnalysisThe 'Data-First' approach -- combining data lakes with big data -- changes the way businesses think about their existing data stores. Here's how.
NewsPremier Inc. is significantly expanding its data analytics capabilities by acquiring Healthcare Insights LLC for $65 million.
AnalysisIt's often more valuable to learn from mistakes. Such is the case with big data -- where it's essential to avoid these six common pitfalls.
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NewsEMC and Hortonworks are expanding their relationship, hoping to accelerate customer adoption of Hadoop-based data lakes for big data applications.
BlogGet ready for 'Elastic Analytics,' defined as combination of data storage and middleware technology that allows the creation and dissolution of analytics components on demand, while provisioning these with data from one, or a few, distributed, virtualized data sources.
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AnalysisIndustry standard data models for banking, retail, insurance and other verticals sound promising. But you need the following foundational steps to successfully implement the canonical model.
GuidanceThe big challenge isn't technology related. Instead, it's directly related to change resistance. Here's how to effectively move forward.
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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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