- September 15, 2011
A longtime data management professional illustrates the synergies that exist between the Inmon and Kimball data warehousing methodologies.
- September 15, 2011
While large vendors are adding data quality capabilities, independent and niche companies are still thriving in the data quality software market, according to a new Gartner Magic Quadrant report.
- September 13, 2011
In an interview, data warehousing pioneer Bill Inmon states his case on the merits of his namesake methodology vs. Ralph Kimball's and discusses the "DW 2.0" version of the Inmon architecture.
- September 02, 2011
Storage costs and a lack of standards are the biggest impediments to Hadoop adoption for "big data" analytics applications, according to Forrester Research analyst James Kobielus.
- September 01, 2011
Data warehouse architect Bill Harrison explains how he got the go-ahead to purchase a new set of graphical data modeling tools.
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- August 31, 2011
Gartner analyst Bill Gassman and Queplix CTO Steve Yaskin explain key best practices that can help ensure successful data integration projects.
- August 26, 2011
Gartner added three vendors to its data quality Magic Quadrant and pointed to increased market volatility from acquisitions and new deployment models.
- August 25, 2011
Analyst Tony Iams explains the choice of scaling up or scaling out systems and offers tips on matching database workloads with the right architecture.
- August 15, 2011
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- August 11, 2011
Forrester analyst James Kobielus discusses traditional data warehouse concepts, Hadoop and the three best ways to start making sense of "big data."
- August 09, 2011
The flood of "big data," particularly unstructured information, is pushing organizations to look beyond traditional data warehousing. That creates new opportunities but also new challenges.
- July 29, 2011
In an interview, Michele Koch discusses the data governance program she leads at Sallie Mae and provides insight on key governance best practices.
- July 28, 2011
IT pros and analysts offer guidance on how to cope with the complexities of "big data" installations in data warehouses and alternative data stores.
- July 21, 2011
The UPMC health network faced several data replication software challenges when ramping up its disaster recovery site.
- July 14, 2011
A comprehensive product evaluation led insurance provider HealthNow New York Inc. to choose Informatica data virtualization software over competing products from IBM and Composite.