Data warehouse software
- June 02, 2020
Snowflake is building out its platform with new integrations to enable users to more easily connect to different data sources, including Salesforce Einstein Analytics.
- February 25, 2020
Databricks Ingest entered a public preview in a move by Databricks to enable a lakehouse that combines the best features of the data lake and data warehouse models.
- February 11, 2020
Snowflake is looking to grow its data warehouse platform with new funding and a partnership with Salesforce that could differentiate its platform from rivals.
- September 25, 2019
Cloudera released a big data platform combining its technologies and ones from Hortonworks, initially in the AWS cloud but with multi-cloud support to come.
- June 05, 2019
AtScale 2019.1 comes with many new capabilities, including extended database support, increased security and advanced analytical query capabilities.
- May 01, 2019
Frank Slootman, who led ServiceNow and Data Domain through successful IPOs, is the new chairman and CEO of cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake, replacing former CEO Bob Muglia.
- April 30, 2019
In this Q&A, now-former Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia discusses the vendor's decision to embrace cloud data warehousing and how the industry is changing as more data moves to the cloud.
- January 22, 2019
Cloud architecture, analytics and AI data processing are top innovation priorities for new Teradata CEO Oliver Ratzesberger. He talks about his goals in this Q&A.
- December 01, 2017
After Cyber Monday, Amazon Web Services techies headed for re:Invent 2017. There, among a deluge of cloud product announcements by AWS, the Amazon Neptune graph database surfaced.
- December 02, 2016
Amazon's Athena data engine brings interactive SQL queries to S3 data sets and lets users pay as they go. It's based on an open source framework called Presto that Teradata and others also employ.
- September 29, 2016
Among a handful of new SQL-oriented, in-memory databases is MemSQL. Recent product updates are meant to improve data pipeline creation and performance in high-speed ingestion applications.
- August 31, 2016
Vertica 8.0 expands the analytical database's support for Kafka, Spark and Hadoop. That's an important step, as the Hewlett Packard Enterprise technology tries to compete in a field of diverse data tools.
- August 30, 2016
Cloud data warehouse offerings from smaller vendors seek to address functionality gaps that bigger players may miss. Newcomer Snowflake Computing targets concurrent queries, for example.
- April 22, 2016
A new view on hybrid data architectures, in which data lakes and warehouses coexist, emerged at EDW 2016. The hybrid approach has implications for data design, skills and planning.
- August 18, 2015
HP's Vertica analytics platform update will include better streaming data support via Kafka, and SQL-on-Hadoop improvements.
- July 27, 2015
Metanautix Quest 2.0 is an upgraded query engine and data integration platform. Its designers helped create Google Dremel, a precursor for new big data query tools.
- June 30, 2015
SonarW is a columnar data warehouse built especially to handle JSON data. It can support data warehousing for MongoDB systems and some data lakes.
- June 16, 2015
In many organizations, Hadoop is still pushing to go beyond proof-of-concept projects. Some vendors hope new tools that enable familiar SQL querying will lead it to broader adoption.
- February 17, 2015
In a Q&A, Forrester analyst Mike Gualtieri said Hadoop-based data lakes can become an alternative to enterprise data warehouses. But first, faster I/O and better data governance are needed.
- January 06, 2015
Hadoop clusters, NoSQL databases and other modern technologies have roles to play in business intelligence and analytics environments. But traditional data warehouses still do, too.
- March 01, 2013
The challenges of using Hadoop and its MapReduce programming model confront big data users. But taking some good first steps can help avoid problems.
- 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 27, 2012
In the past, analytics applications typically were powered by relational databases. Now the options are more varied and less straightforward, says TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson.
- 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."
- July 14, 2011
Vendors tout data warehouse appliances as easier to install than traditional data warehouses are. But there are deployment challenges to be aware of.
- July 13, 2011
Data warehouse appliances can make it easier for organizations to take advantage of data warehousing technology. But they also have some potential drawbacks to be aware of.
- 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.
- July 22, 2009
By placing the analytic logic inside the data warehouse, in-database technology, including open source MapReduce, can quickly process large sets of Web-based data.
- November 05, 2008
Listen to IBM's Steve Mills discuss Big Blue's Information On Demand initiative and why he thinks it's in a better position to help customers than rival Oracle.
- April 30, 2008
The role of data warehousing is changing as companies move toward using new business intelligence approaches.
- April 10, 2008
Richard Winter provides observations on the causes and effects of the explosion of digital information.
- January 22, 2008
Active data warehousing brings business intelligence to more operational decision-making processes. Find out how, and why, active data warehouses enable competitive advantages.
- October 11, 2007
Quality assurance in a data warehouse/business intelligence environment requires testing of the population process, not the user interface provided by the tool vendor.
- October 11, 2007
Is a data warehouse really necessary? What business requirements indicate the need for a data warehouse?
- August 30, 2007
The exploration warehouse is a physically separate data warehouse designed to provide a place for statisticians to do processing as frequently as desired, without impacting the regular users of the data warehouse.
- April 03, 2007
A major focus for retailers is getting a better understanding of the behavior of their customers. Learn how to build a customer-centric data warehouse from key analytic and data subject areas.
- October 26, 2006
The purpose of this series is to present and discuss unstructured and semi-structured data as it relates to DW 2.0 - the architecture for the next generation of data warehousing.
- October 03, 2006
Walt Disney and his Magic Kingdom can serve as sources of inspiration for data warehousing adventures. The two have more in common than you might think.
- September 26, 2006
A metadata-driven methodology for EDM allows all components to share information about the data as it moves through its life cycle, thereby enabling consistency, accountability and true control of data assets.
- May 16, 2006
Use your retail data warehouse to get a view of your business from the perspective of your customers.
- March 28, 2006
Bioinformatic tools aid in the design of novel drug compounds.
- March 16, 2006
The new architecture for data warehousing addresses mission-critical areas.
- June 30, 2005
The data warehouse is not the ideal data environment for the statistician.
- April 14, 2005
This last article will summarize our key debate points. reader feedback and answers to questions that have been received will be published in the blog.
- March 09, 2005
Inmon Vs. Kimball--Differences Between Industry Titans.
- February 16, 2005
Craig Mullins offers tips for DBA staffing.
- February 09, 2005
A Continental Airlines business intelligence project brought together 15 data warehouse developers in a mission that seemed impossible, but resulted in more revenues, less waste and higher customer satisfaction.
- January 06, 2005
Surprisingly, Data Warehouses have been slow to be adopted in the government circles.
- July 19, 2004
New and powerful tools will help load and refine information, but you must still develop a strategy to build the optimal data warehouse to use them.