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Migrate to AWS In the midst of almost everyone migrating operations to the cloud, few organizations are opening new data centers or planning major new hardware procurements. The added agility, efficiency, flexible scaling and breadth of capabilities of AWS (Amazon Web Services) in particular makes it extremely appealing to IT and business leaders,... more
The cloud is proving to be immensely popular as it provides self-service, elastic, managed, on-demand infrastructure, platform and solutions to the organization. Organizations can put just about any process, application or system in the cloud, the data warehouse being one of them. Snowflake is one such data warehouse purpose built for the cloud. According to... more
Are you a PowerCenter user interested in an Amazon Redshift data warehouse? Or perhaps you have already started working on a new POC (Proof of Concept) for Amazon Redshift? If so, you are not alone! And we’d like to help you out! Many of Informatica’s PowerCenter customers are exploring ways to leverage their long-standing investment... more
Data connections are crucial to insight delivery. The best analytics tools, the most data, and the brightest people, will all fail to deliver business value unless you have an organization-wide data management strategy and architecture.
Digital transformation has lowered barriers to entry for businesses in so many ways. Apple was able to sell digital content in a way that disrupted both online and brick-and-mortar businesses. Healthcare is about to be transformed (again) by the use of sensors to capture and analyze data to improve patient outcomes. Both the banking and... more
*Original article by the Author is posted here, Sandhill.com Everyone knows that in the United States you are supposed to keep your tax data for seven years just in case you get audited. But is there a hard and fast rule for how long you should keep your business data or personal data? This is... more
I have two kids. In school. They generate a remarkable amount of paper. From math worksheets, permission slips, book reports (now called reading responses) to newsletters from the school. That’s a lot of paper. All of it is presented in different forms with different results – the math worksheets tell me how my child is... more
DW Architectures are getting more complex in response to business requirements and rising data complexity. Survey respondents in a Philip Russom analysis say that standards are the key to dealing with the challenge.
As you think forward towards how you will use Big Data to compliment your current enterprise data warehouse (EDW) environment, check out the excellent webinar by Ralph Kimball and Matt Brandwein of Cloudera: Webinar: Building a Hadoop Data Warehouse: Hadoop 101 for EDW Professionals A couple comments on the importance of integration platforms like Informatica... more
You are inundated by an avalanche of data. It is coming at you faster and faster. It has many varaieties. And it’s multiplying. The business needs to make sense of it all in a timely manner. How do you tame this beast? How can you quickly and cost-effectively capture and pump all this data into a... more