Data Virtualization a supermarket for data

Data Virtualization: A Supermarket for Data

What is data virtualization? Here’s an analogy using a concept that we can all relate to: a supermarket. Picture the scene: Shopping list in one hand, shopping basket in the other, you’re ready to tackle your weekly shopping in your…

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Logical-Data-Warehouses-and-Why-They-Matter

Logical Data Warehouses and Why They Matter

Recently there has been a lot of discussion around the concept of the logical data warehouse. What is the cause of this buzz? Why are logical data warehouses so important for data professionals? To understand this, we first need to…

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Big Data Requires the Context of Small Data

Big Data Requires the Context of Small Data

Big data has entered many companies’ data centers and is already transforming whole business models. The grade of adoption varies from initial test and educational projects towards fully-fledged big data landscapes; on-premise or leveraging the flexibility and power of cloud…

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Logical Data Warehouse Six Common Patterns

Logical Data Warehouse: Six Common Patterns

Logical Data Warehouse is a major topic these days, so when Denodo hosted an event focused on this, I had to attend. The event consisted of various presentations, including a general introduction to a logical data warehouse and demos. However,…

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Advanced Medical Research, Powered by a Logical Data Warehouse

Advanced Medical Research, Powered by a Logical Data Warehouse

Medical research is highly data-driven, and projects are made and broken by the quantity and quality of data available. Biostorage Technologies, a company that stores and manages biological samples for the top biopharmaceutical companies and academic research institutions, knew that…

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Logical Architectures for Big Data Analytics

If you check the reference architectures for big data analytics proposed by Forrester and Gartner, or ask your colleagues building big data analytics platforms for their companies (typically under the ‘enterprise data lake’ tag), they will all tell you that…

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