Data warehouse automation explained. Benefits and use cases

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse, XML

What is data warehouse automation? I have been struggling to find a good article or post that explains data warehouse automation. To address this gap I have decide to write up my own post. I hope it helps. As always, feedback is welcome. Data warehouse automation is not some sort of wizardry. It does not automagically build, model, and load ...

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Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

The evolution of cloud data warehousing

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse

Let’s have a look at the evolution of cloud data warehousing. It’s hard to believe, but just a few years ago all data warehouses were run on-premise. Some of them on expensive and highly engineered MPP appliances. Very fast. Not cheap. Smaller data warehouses would run on relational databases such as Oracle or SQL Server, which had been originally engineered ...

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Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

[Event] Building a realtime cloud data warehouse in 4 simple steps

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse, Snowflake

Building a realtime cloud data warehouse in 4 simple steps Join us for a breakfast session on cloud data warehousing! Learn how to model, load, and discover insights from a real-time cloud data warehouse in 4 simple steps. Step 1: Using bike sharing data we will design a data warehouse data model via the Data Vault modeling pattern - the ...

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Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Successfully Transitioning your Team from Data Warehousing to Big Data

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Warehouse

You are planning to complement your traditional data warehouse architecture with big data technologies. Now what? Should you upskill your existing data warehouse team? Or do Big Data technologies require a completely different set of skills? Let me first clarify that I am not advocating to drop your relational data warehouse and replace it with some big data technology. Quite ...

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Comparing Window Function Features by Database Vendors

Jiří Mauritz Data Warehouse, Redshift, SQL for Analysis, Window Functions

We will round off the series on window functions with comparison of what database vendors offer. There are various mutations of window functions and every vendor supports a different subset or feature. Some also add extra window functions or features beyond standard ANSI SQL. One of the most powerful features is user-defined aggregate functions (UDAF), which some databases allow using ...