Virtualizing Data Storage? Or Virtualizing Data Access?

Slowing going in one area doesn’t impact the other It is interesting how the concepts of “data” and “virtualization” are attached to many different ideas. Unfortunately, when they collide, it doesn’t mean what some people think it does. In the enterprise software space, there are concepts of “virtualizing” data storage and “virtualizing” data access. “Data [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Business Intelligence, Data Integration, Data Management|0 Comments

Data Management: In-Memory Could Be the Mother of All Wisdom

As I review my series of #100linesOnBIDW blogs over the last couple of weeks, I found myself looking at the Data Management posting. I covered when to apply schemas, Big Data, and data governance. What I left out was technical implementation concepts for data management systems like row vs. column orientation; in-memory vs. spinning disk [...]

By | February 25th, 2013|Business Intelligence, Data Management, Data Warehouse|0 Comments

Data Management in 2013: Warning of the Big Data Wolf

When Aesop created the fable about the shepherd boy who cried wolf, the message was clear: “How liars are not rewarded: even if they tell the truth, no one believes them” If analysts like myself and others as well as the mainstream press (ie Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Economist ) continue to shout about Big Data [...]

By | January 28th, 2013|Business Intelligence, Data Management, Data Warehouse|0 Comments
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