TDWI Hot Topics
Dive into the hottest topics in BI and data warehousing. Our experts separate hype from fact as they provide insight into the latest tools, technologies, and techniques for solving the most pressing BI and DW challenges.
October 21, 2013
A closer look at the company’s latest push into the cloud.
June 19, 2013
For several years, TDWI’s Philip Russom has been battling Hadoop-related myths and misconceptions. Some are especially hard to bust. Call them “zombie” myth-conceptions: the ones that refuse to die.
May 31, 2013
Classic in-memory databases are constrained by several factors, not the least of which is the amount of available physical memory. Enter the memory-optimized database, one example of which comes by way of Teradata’s new Intelligent Memory option.
April 23, 2013
Retooling for the era of big data isn’t a question of starting from scratch. It doesn’t require radically reinventing the data warehouse (DW). Philip Russom, director of data management for TDWI Research, says that what’s needed are “adjustments” to how the DW is structured and managed.
April 17, 2013
Because data scientific expertise is so rare, vendors will focus on automating as much of the analytic process as is possible. A market for data scientific services will likely flourish, too.
April 8, 2013
With all of the talk about the breathtaking promise of predictive analytics, it’s easy to lose sight of an inconvenient truth: predictive analytics is hard.
April 8, 2013
Today, the practice of “embedding” BI into operational processes yields results that are less analytic than reportorial. The New Model—“investigative computing”—will fundamentally change this.
April 2, 2013
To respond to a changing data environment, BI architectures must change. The role and primacy of the data warehouse will
change, too. But will it go away?
April 1, 2013
With the scarcity of Hadoop expertise available, how can enterprises take advantage of the technology?