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The Elastic Data Warehouse

Some days I get really flexed out of shape about the rate at which new terms become spontaneously combusted in the BI and analytics industry. The latest I came across is the term “elastic data warehouse.” So what are we doing here – bending the rules, stretching the imagination or flexing our muscles here? Now …

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Data Warehouse Appliance

A client recently asked me: “If I get an appliance, do I still need a data warehouse?” “No sir,” I replied, “kettles run on their own steam, unless you want to analyse the boil duration by the volume, the room pressure and the number of people waiting… then you need a data warehouse!” In this …

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