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What is a Data Hub? Shucks – Piccadilly Circus!

by Andrew White  |  August 16, 2018

It seems that introducing a data hub strategy a couple of years ago was both good and bad.  For some clients we put a name to something that makes total...

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SQL the Eternal Golden Data Language*

by Henry Cook  |  March 27, 2018

[caption id="attachment_273" align="alignleft" width="220"] The Original 1970 Paper by Edgar Codd[/caption] Recently I got involved in a conversation about why SQL remains so popular. My friend and colleague Svetlana suggested I blog...

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Open – For Business – At the ASF

by Merv Adrian  |  March 27, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation is about to celebrate an anniversary, and its extraordinary contribution to the economic refactoring of software stacks seems to be gaining more momentum with every passing...

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Logical Data Warehouse (LDW) Design and Barcelona

by Henry Cook  |  February 9, 2018

In my last blog, I mentioned some books I'd recently rediscovered. This reminded me of two more books that many IT architects would find interesting - and that in turn reminded...

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The Logical Data Warehouse and its Jobs to be Done

by Henry Cook  |  January 28, 2018

Over the holidays I reread parts of the fabulous books on innovation and disruptive change by Clayton Christensen. If you have not read  The Innovators Dilemma, The Innovators Solution or Competing Against Luck then...

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Logical Data Warehouse Project Planning

by Henry Cook  |  January 18, 2018

As this new year started I was reminded of a suggestion by my friend and colleague Erik to blog a diagram I was using that illustrates the size and shape of Logical...

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The Era of SQL Server on Windows-Only Is Over – OMG

by Merv Adrian  |  September 25, 2017

Written by Donald Feinberg and Merv Adrian On 25-Sep-2017 at Ignite, Microsoft announced general availability of SQL Server 2017, now supporting both Windows and Linux platforms, as well as support for containers. It can now book revenue...

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Simple Sizing for Big Data Stores from Business Metrics

by Henry Cook  |  May 30, 2017

When developing analytic system system sizing is one of things that it is beneficial to do 'early and often'. However, getting a reasonable estimate early on in a project can seem...

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Logical Data Warehouse (LDW) - Three Parallel Development Styles

by Henry Cook  |  May 23, 2017

I've recently had the opportunity to write about the Logical Data Warehouse(LDW). In the paper I describe three parallel streams rather than a single development path. The development is cyclic....

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From Data Lakes to Data Cakes

by Andrew White  |  February 14, 2017

To assure you that Gartner analysts are human and have a wry sense of humor, last Friday I was wrapping up my day.  I had just taken a briefing from...

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