Data modeling tools and techniques
- March 21, 2019
Machine learning will bring change to analytics and data management, said data luminary Michael Stonebraker. Others agree managing such change will take special effort.
- December 18, 2018
Datawatch plans to add analytics and data visualization tools to its Swarm data preparation platform, starting with integration capabilities in a Swarm 2.2 release.
- February 22, 2018
In big data news, we find Google TPUs, or Tensor Processing Units, offered as a cloud service, while LinkedIn is open sourcing a Hadoop test simulator called Dynamometer.
- July 24, 2017
In many organizations, chief data officer jobs centered on defense against risk are giving way to ones emphasizing innovation. To do so, CDOs must nurture a data culture, MIT panelists said.
- October 06, 2016
What's in your toolbox? October's issue of Business Information turns the tables and puts that burning question to Capital One and several other business intelligence and data analytics software users. As the burgeoning worlds of ...
- April 29, 2016
Surging big data is changing data modeling techniques, including schema creation. The word from Enterprise Data World 2016: Data pros must adjust.
- July 31, 2015
Database pioneer Michael Stonebraker told an MIT conference that data curation tools offer a step forward on data integration. Others said things are already progressing through other means.
- June 08, 2015
Embarcadero’s XE7 ER/Studio tool suite intends to make data models a more intrinsic part of Agile development projects.
- May 29, 2015
Consultant Dan Sullivan, author of "NoSQL for Mere Mortals," discusses some of the pertinent points for IT shops to consider before entering the new world of NoSQL databases.
- April 24, 2015
As NoSQL databases become more prevalent in enterprise processing, designing data models for the flexible-schema systems is a looming challenge for data architects and developers.
- March 31, 2014
In a Q&A, author William McKnight discusses the importance of building a robust information architecture -- and having the right person in the lead.
- December 23, 2013
Data design tools like ERwin pave a new path to data management, helping varied stakeholders collaborate and prepping the way for new data types.
- October 31, 2013
Requirements gathering shouldn't get short shrift in the database rush, says Michael J. Hernandez, author of 'Database Design for Mere Mortals.'
- April 26, 2013
Enterprise Data World 2013 kicks off next week in San Diego. We talked to consultant and conference speaker Karen Lopez to find out what to expect.
- March 27, 2013
A look at the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems and more data management news from around the Web.
- February 25, 2013
Speakers and exhibiting vendors offer an advance glimpse at this week's O'Reilly Strata Conference, including big data's impact on economies of scale.
- June 22, 2012
Wikibon.org analyst Jeff Kelly has a dire message for organizations that think they can ignore "big data": Your rivals might leave you in the dust.
- June 18, 2012
Two surveys found that many companies are moving to become more data-driven and that "big data" initiatives are among the items on their to-do lists.
- May 18, 2012
The latest version of GigaSpaces XAP is designed to let users create their own real time "big data" analytics platform, and more big data news from around the Web.
- May 02, 2012
"Big data" technologies took a verbal shellacking from consultant and well-known Twitterer Karen Lopez in an Enterprise Data World conference session.
- May 02, 2012
Learn how to take advantage of a large enterprise data warehouse in this book excerpt. And find out how the proliferation of data sources, data volumes and queries affects data warehouse performance.
- March 16, 2012
Consultants and IT pros weigh in on whether users should invest in "big data" technologies or wait until they upgrade their data management processes.
- March 13, 2012
Semantic databases will revolutionize the process of assessing risk exposure at financial services firms, according to the chief scientist at State Street Corp.
- March 09, 2012
Attendees and speakers at a TDWI event in Savannah, Ga., said that more business execs are pushing for master data management, even if they don’t realize that MDM is what they want.
- February 29, 2012
Gartner says the onslaught of “big data” is turning data warehouses into distributed data processing platforms. But Hadoop and other big data tools aren’t as widespread as you might think -- yet.
- February 15, 2012
Teradata is the overall leader among data warehouse software vendors, followed by Oracle, IBM and three others, says a Gartner Magic Quadrant report.
- September 30, 2011
The manager of business analytics at Skechers USA Inc. and TDWI Boston chapter members explain how to make data warehousing work when funds are tight.
- September 15, 2011
A longtime data management professional illustrates the synergies that exist between the Inmon and Kimball data warehousing methodologies.
- 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 01, 2011
Data warehouse architect Bill Harrison explains how he got the go-ahead to purchase a new set of graphical data modeling tools.
- 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."
- June 10, 2011
IT professionals at the TDWI Chicago conference talk about some of the most problematic data warehouse architecture and implementation challenges.
- February 22, 2011
Enterprises can expect an influx of preconfigured data warehouse packages geared toward specific industries or business functions, according to a new Forrester Wave report.
- January 27, 2011
The death of the HP Neoview data warehouse is generating reactions that range from sympathetic to scathing.
- January 24, 2011
HP has officially axed its Neoview data warehouse product line and existing users have three years until support runs out.
- January 21, 2011
HP and Microsoft jointly launched a series of new data warehouse appliance products as questions about the future of HP's Neoview data warehouse platform mounted.
- August 31, 2010
Data modeling techniques are more important than ever, despite the claims of some database vendors, according to data modeling guru and author Len Silverston.
- July 06, 2010
EMC’s plan to buy analytical database provider Greenplum Software has a lot of ramifications for the software industry, according to one analyst.
- June 22, 2009
No business intelligence or master data management initiative should start without a well-designed data model to guide the project.
- February 10, 2009
Data modeling is an important part of enterprise data management. It can be a difficult concept for business users to understand, but its value needs to be explained if management is going to support (and fund) it.
- December 11, 2008
Bill Inmon looks at the differences between active data warehousing and real time data warehousing.
- December 03, 2008
Is there just one data model to solve a problem? Why are data models such a tough sell to the enterprise? These questions, among others, surface in Malcolm Chisholm's list of the top ten data modeling endless debates of all time.
- May 15, 2008
Bill congratulates the "graduates" of the inaugural class on building the unstructured data warehouse.
- February 21, 2008
If you are thinking that bolt-ons may be the solution for after-the-fact requirements or requirements changes, reading this article may change your mind.
- January 10, 2008
A business case for data modeling requires using the levers of better data quality, improved applications and reduced data management costs.
- December 20, 2007
There are several approaches for data modeling to ensure that the length of time spent in model development is appropriate for the organization.
- October 25, 2007
By separating semantically static data from semantically temporal data, database design could easily withstand the periodic change of business requirements.
- July 26, 2007
Because of their brittleness, star schemas typically do not make a good foundation for a data warehouse, but there are exceptions to this rule.
- August 10, 2006
The data model has long been recognized as one of the essentials in the structured environment, but do we need a data model for the unstructured environment as well?
- May 16, 2006
The Data Management Association (DAMA) symposium in Denver a few weeks ago featured a new set of sessions on the Zachman Framework, an "enterprise architecture framework" developed by John Zachman that helps companies develop "descriptive ...
- December 06, 2005
Legislative & regulatory initiatives can now drive financial institutions to aggregate data and build data management infrastructures on a much larger scale.
- November 03, 2005
Implementing 3D modeling tools and concepts can turn data modeling into business modeling.
- May 27, 2004
There are many reasons that people choose a data warehouse environment. These may be the relief from the pain of legacy systems, a need for historical and integrated data among others.