Data warehousing for free! Terabyte sized data warehouse and business intelligence without license costs

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse

Greenplum This is no joke. Greenplum on 19 October announced a free single node edition of its analytical database. For those of you who haven't heard about Greenplum, they are a provider of an MPP database software that runs on commodity hardware (unlike some its competitors such as Teradata, Netezza, or recently Oracle with Exadata). The database is based on ...

Getting Started with Oracle Data Mining

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence

This blog posting is my first in the area of Data Mining, in particular performing Data Mining using Oracle.  Over the coming months I will be making regular postings in the areas of data mining and associated activities.  The approach that I take to data mining is slightly different to what would be considered the main stream approach.  Last year ...

Online resources that every ODI developer should know about Oracle Data Integrator!

Uli Bethke Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

I have put together a link list of all the ODI resources I know off on the web. If you know any other relevant resources contact me and I will add it to the list below. In my opinion the best place to get started with is the Data Warehouse Best Practices using Oracle Data Integrator Enterprise Edition guide. This ...

ODI Tutorials & Documentation: Oracle Data Integrator Resources for Beginners

Uli Bethke Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

I have put together a link list of all the ODI resources I know off on the web. If you know any other relevant resources contact me and I will add it to the list below. ODI Training. Learn ODI from the experts. In my opinion the best place to get started with is the Data Warehouse Best Practices using ...

Book Review - Oracle Warehouse Builder 11G Getting Started - OWB for beginners

Uli Bethke Oracle Warehouse Builder

Bob Griesemer's Oracle Warehouse Builder 11G - Getting Started is the first and so far (as of Oct 2009) only book published on Oracle Warehouse Builder. It aims to introduce data warehousing in general and Oracle Warehouse Builder in particular, to absolute beginners in the field. In chapter 1 the author guides us through the installation process for OWB 11G. ...