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Data Digest: Big Data Best Practices, Data Lakes, and DW in the Cloud

Three experts offer suggestions for maximizing your use of big data. Plus how not to drown in a data lake, and the pluses and minuses of warehousing your data in the cloud.

How to Utilize Big Data Efficiently
(Source: Forbes)

Three noted experts, including TDWI’s David Stodder, explain best practices for utilizing big data in the best way for your enterprise. 

How to Avoid Drowning in Data Lakes
(Source: Tech Target)

Data lakes have the potential to be a more efficient data warehousing option, but common problems in implementation prevent enterprises from maximizing their output. This article provides solutions to the pitfalls of data lakes for the most productive results.

Pros and Cons of Cloud-Based Data Warehousing
(Source: Database Trends and Applications)

As many enterprises have already realized, storing in the cloud can be more efficient for sharing data and cutting costs, but it has its share of problems as well. This article explores how to avoid these common problems. 

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Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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