Tag Archive for Data Warehousing

Reducing Business Costs with Better Data Archiving

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by Angela Guess Dennis McCafferty recently wrote for Baseline Magazine, “Organizations are saving literally millions in risk mitigation and reduced operational and capital costs through effective use of their data archiving systems, according to a recent survey from Iron Mountain. However, the accompanying report, ‘Mining for Insight: Rediscovering the Data Archive,’ states that companies could…

Enterprises Increasing Investment in Datacenters, Focus on Upgrades and Retrofits

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the organization reports, “451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise (VotE): Datacenters Q2 2015 quarterly survey on datacenter trends indicates that, despite increased investment in cloud and colocation providers, 87% of datacenter operators surveyed from North America and Europe are maintaining or increasing their datacenter facility spending, with…

Univa Sets Sight on $69.9 Billion Financial Services Market

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Univa, the data center workload optimization company, today announced Univa Short Jobs for financial services. The Univa Short Jobs add-on for Univa Grid Engine provides the financial services industry a framework to run massive quantities of low latency tasks inside a Univa Grid…

The Data Warehouse Isn’t Dead — It’s Healthier Than Ever

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by Angela Guess James Kobielus recently wrote for InfoWorld, “When a topic is complex, people tend to indulge in sloppy analysis, inadvertently conflating concepts and making apples-to-oranges comparisons. A glaring example of such muddled thinking is the absurd meme that the data warehouse is ‘dead.’ This line of argument tends to confuse several distinct conceptions…

Snowflake Computing Survey Reveals Growing Investment in Data Warehousing

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, announced today the results of an independent, national survey of more than 315 technology and analytics professionals with responsibility for corporate data initiatives. Conducted by Dimensional Research, the goal of the research was to understand the state…

Data-Ed Webinar: Data Warehouse Strategies

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on December 9, 2014 Data-Ed Online Presents: Data Warehouse Strategies from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Integrating data across systems has been a perpetual challenge. Unfortunately, the current technology-focused solutions have not helped IT to improve its dismal…

Data-Ed Slides: Data Warehouse Strategies

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on December 9, 2014 Data-Ed Online Presents: Data Warehouse Strategies from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar Integrating data across systems has been a perpetual challenge. Unfortunately, the current technology-focused solutions have not helped IT to improve its…

Lockheed Martin and the Problem of Too Much Big Data

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “I’m probably guilty of spending too much time talking to startups and web companies, to the point where it’s easy to forget that not everyone is regularly re-architecting their applications and inserting new tools into their data-processing pipelines. Not every company is Facebook, where storage is…

IBM Launches DashDB and DataWorks

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of InformationWeek reports, “DashDB and DataWorks, now available on IBM’s Bluemix cloud apps platform, are outgrowths of IBM’s February purchase of Cloudant. DashDB is a cloud-based data warehouse service, while DataWorks is a cloud-based data-integration service. IBM is being cagey about the technological roots of these new services, though it’s…

New Continuent Tungsten 3.0 Combines The Power Of Highly Available Open Source DBMS With Real-Time Analytics

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Continuent, Inc., a leading provider of open source database clustering and replication solutions, today announced Continuent Tungsten 3.0, a powerful solution that combines advanced clustering and replication technologies to meet the transaction processing and analytic needs of the entire business. Continuent Tungsten 3.0 enables…