Training Course | Big Data for Data Warehouse Professionals

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Warehouse, Training

Sonra Intelligence is delighted to announce a Big Data training course for data warehouse managers, architects, and developers, and anyone who wants to know about Big Data. The traditional approach to data warehousing has served us well over the last 25 years. However, various cracks have shown up recently and we as data warehouse managers, architects, and developers are faced ...

Automating XML Conversion with Oracle's ETL Tool ODI

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Warehouse, Flexter, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), XML

In the previous posts we demonstrated how Flexter liberates data from complex XML  files (Converting complex XML to CSV and Bulk loading XML files to Oracle with Flexter), we also presented the challenges when using ODI for the same purpose (Tips for Reverse Engineering complex XSDs such as SEPA and NDC in ODI and Tips for Parsing and Loading complex ...

Big Data News: HUG Ireland’s 1st 2016 Big Data Event, Airbnb’s Predictive Model using NPS and Hive Optimization

Uli Bethke Apache, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, ETL, Hadoop, Hive, HUG Ireland, Technology

Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland packed the house with a great evening on Apache Mesos/Myriad and an overview of Airbnb’s Predictive Model After a restful holiday season, the new year kicked off in style for Hadoop User Group (HUG) Ireland with its opening 2016 event at Synchronoss on January 11th. We heard from Mary Mangru, President of DAMA Ireland about ...

Big Data News: Greenplum and Eagle… The latest on Big Data and Open Source

Uli Bethke Big Data, Data Warehouse, Hadoop, HUG Ireland, Technology

Where the rubber meets the road... Greenplum goes open source and Ebay Eagle is now an Apache incubator project As another week draws to a close, there is a tingling sensation of excitement in the air. It is reasonable to think that fancy dress parties of Halloween (nb: In Ireland, Halloween is a cultural event that celebrates the arrival of ...

Self-Service Analytics in the Data Lake

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Hadoop, MapR, Spark

Deriving Value from your data... We all know that decision makers and analysts need quick access to all of the structured and unstructured data in an enterprise. Typically this data is locked away in various source systems and can’t be queried from a single central location The data warehouse set out to fix this problem ages ago and it has ...