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August 06, 2014
At the 2014 TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, consultant David Linthicum explained the importance of a well-planned cloud architecture for data analytics applications and offered tips on avoiding common cloud deployment mistakes.
July 29, 2014
At the TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, users talked about the benefits and challenges of incorporating the Agile methodologies long practiced in development circles into data warehouse and business intelligence projects.
July 15, 2014
Consultant Rick van der Lans contends that data warehouses are inherently logical and don't need to be qualified as such. What really matters, he says, is that they present an integrated view of enterprise data, no matter where it's stored.
May 22, 2014
Ryan Fenner worked in a shadow IT unit at Union Bank for years. Now he's helping lead an IT effort to better manage BI data created in those shadows.
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Ryan Fenner, an enterprise data solutions architect at MUFG Union Bank, speaks about when it makes sense to deploy Hadoop software -- and when it doesn't. Continue Reading
The number of NoSQL database options is vast, and distinct product categories occupy separate niches. That makes it imperative to understand what works best for specific applications when evaluating NoSQL software. Continue Reading
In this interview, author and data modeling instructor Steve Hoberman discusses techniques for dealing with challenges that may arise in the data modeling process. Continue Reading
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In a video interview, consultant Claudia Imhoff discusses the increasing need to augment data warehouses with technologies such as Hadoop and real-time analytics systems. Continue Reading
Building a big data architecture is more complicated than setting up a data warehouse to support BI applications. But that creates new opportunities for data architects to shine. Continue Reading
The unstructured data types common in big data systems are often better managed by a NoSQL database than relational software, Mark Whitehorn says. Continue Reading