Data warehouse software

  • February 07, 2007 07 Feb'07

    Data warehouse for AOL Germany built on SAND

    AOL Germany used to describe a customer with 15 attributes. Now it stores and analyzes 700+, thanks to a data warehouse with compression -- and marketing likes the results.

  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    Building the imperfect data warehouse

    Sometimes, a perfect data warehouse is not an option.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    The Nature of Unstructured and Semi-Structured Data, Part 1

    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 03 Oct'06

    Lessons in Data Warehousing from Walt Disney and His Magic Kingdom

    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 28, 2006 28 Sep'06

    Business metadata commentary and opinions

    This feature is a "Letter to Bill" that Bill Inmon recently received from Jerry Rosenbaum, a consultant with more than 40 years of IT experience. Jerry agrees with Bill's business metadata article, but asserts that there are additional talking ...

  • September 28, 2006 28 Sep'06

    The life cycle of data

    A review of the predictable journey of data can assist in technology selection.

  • September 26, 2006 26 Sep'06

    Metadata-Driven Enterprise Data Management – Future or Fantasy?

    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.

  • September 25, 2006 25 Sep'06

    Gartner ranks data warehouse software, DBMS market leaders

    Gartner's new Magic Quadrant for data warehouse software and DBMS systems finds that mixed workloads, new appliances and pricing pressures are all affecting the market.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    Do Your Rollups Really Roll Up?

    The success of the data warehouse - and sometimes the business itself - depends upon the appropriate defining of KPIs and key business concepts.

  • July 20, 2006 20 Jul'06

    Minding the data and databases

    The role of the database administrator can be broad or delineated by specialization. DBAs are constantly at the mercy of the project size, scope and application complexity.

  • May 16, 2006 16 May'06

    Retail Data Warehouse

    Use your retail data warehouse to get a view of your business from the perspective of your customers.

  • May 15, 2006 15 May'06

    Master Data Management Approach

    Many IT departments face challenges as they attempt to satisfy finance's requests while preserving organization-wide data integrity. Master data management can increase end-user satisfaction and establish a more participative managed metadata ...

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    Building the Enterprise Data Warehouse

    Following is a "Letter to Bill" that Bill Inmon recently received from Ernest Chan, information architect with Kaiser Permanente's Information Technology group. Bill wholeheartedly agrees with the solution described.

  • March 28, 2006 28 Mar'06

    Bioinformatics in Structure-Based Drug Design

    Bioinformatic tools aid in the design of novel drug compounds.

  • March 16, 2006 16 Mar'06

    An introduction to DW2.0

    The new architecture for data warehousing addresses mission-critical areas.