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Can Hadoop Replace a Data Warehouse?

Can Hadoop Replace a Data Warehouse?

The users I spoke with ranged from seasoned data warehouse professionals to professionals who are better described as application developers who have limited data experience. Given the diversity of users (who come from diverse organizations with diverse requirements), I got diverse ideas about what a warehouse is (and is not), plus whether or not Hadoop … Continue reading Can Hadoop Replace a Data Warehouse?

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What’s the difference between data lakes and data warehouses?

What’s the difference between data lakes and data warehouses?

If you’ve heard the debate among IT professionals about data lakes versus data warehouses, you might be wondering which is better for your organization. You might even be wondering how these two approaches are different at all. When you’re first learning about data lakes, you may initially feel like you’ve been down this path before. … Continue reading What’s the difference between data lakes and data warehouses?

How to get fast insights from the right data

How to get fast insights from the right data

Data, insights, cloud, agile, analytics. These are all terms that get thrown around a lot in technology these days. But the truth is that unless you can combine some or all of these concepts, the bottom line benefit to your business will likely not as great as you may expect. Let’s look at one particular … Continue reading How to get fast insights from the right data