Virtualizing the Data Warehouse

Virtualizing the Data Warehouse

2018 is exactly thirty years since I published the first data warehouse architecture. The core concepts of the architecture remain strong and viable. However, the evolution of both business needs and technology solutions over the intervening decades has led to…

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The Virtual Data Lake for a Data Scientist

In the previous article we reviewed the architectural elements of the virtual data lake, dug deeper into its technical implications. In this post, we will review the architectural elements of the virtual data lake, and will discuss why a virtual…

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Data Virtualization is a Revenue Generator

Many organizations have made it a high priority to implement a data virtualization solution. This makes sense, since traditional data warehouses can no longer keep pace with the explosive growth in data volumes and user queries. The logical data warehouse…

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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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data delivery four challenges one solution

Data Delivery: Four Challenges, One Solution

How many users, inside and outside your organization, access your organization’s data? Dozens? More likely you have a hundred or more, each with his or her own structure and content requirements. Moreover, users probably have different rights, in terms of…

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