I’m beginning to post slides from presentations that I’ve done at DAMA, TDWI, and other conference proceedings over the years. IF you LIKE these slides, PLEASE let me know by commenting here on the blog. Thank-you kindly, Dan Linstedt
Column based data stores have been around for a long time. This blog will talk about what you need to do to make the Data Vault successful on a column based data store. It’s quite simple really, and in the end – some parts of physical data modeling don’t matter in a column based data […]
The Data Vault Model is NOT the be-all-end-all solution to data warehousing, it IS a single evolutionary step forward, as it is a Hybrid design. If you don’t feel pain in your current implementation, then you may not be a candidate for the Data Vault model and methodology.
There are many questions around Data Warehousing, ranging from WHEN to do a formal data warehouse vs when to use a data mart/subject oriented star schema approach vs when to use federated NOW data. Other questions are why would you use a Data Warehouse today? Is it still a relevant approach in Information Management?
A short walk in to the business world about how and why to outsource your BI or EDW project. I go through some of the important points that tie directly to the success or failure of outsourcing BI.
A PDF article about the needs and terminology that business users have with regards to right-time and real-time Business Intelligence Systems
In this post I talk about sequence numbers, what they are and why they should stay “hidden” in the databases in which they are created.
Just a thought expiriment on what should the future Data Warehousing Database engine really have embedded… please add to this list with your comments.