Friday, February 4, 2011

Attunity Change Data Capture Powers SQL Server for BI, Cloud

Microsoft will integrate Attunity’s change data capture (CDC) software with SQL Server to enable strategic capabilities for real-time business intelligence and cloud computing. Bundling Attunity’s CDC natively with SQL Server means IT will be able to meet users need for real-time data without suffering massive spikes or loads on CPU and bandwidth.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Building the Unstructured Data Warehouse with Bill Inmon and Krish Krishnan

The first 20 to register and attend will be entered into a drawing for a FREE iPAD and books from the presenters. Sign up now!

Speakers: Bill Inmon and Krish Krishnan

Hosted by XtremeData, Inc, the featured presenters will be Bill Inmon and Krish Krishnan. Bill Inmon, the father of data warehousing, has written 52 books translated into 9 languages. Bill has written over 1000 articles and conducted seminars and spoken at conferences on every continent except Antarctica. Bill holds three software patents and his latest company is Forest Rim Technology, a company dedicated to the access and integration of unstructured data into the structured world.

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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Google releases open source data cleanser

Google has updated and re-released open-source software for cleaning, analyzing, and transforming data sets, now called Google Refine.

The software, originally called Freebase Gridworks, came with Metaweb, a company Google purchased in July.

Google Refine is a collection of tools that could come in handy when wrangling useful information from a data set, particularly ones that have data inconsistencies.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

MicroStrategy 9 Certified for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse

The combination of MicroStrategy's powerful BI platform and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse appliance provides high performance for BI applications with large amounts of data, delivering rapid response times and reduced administration and maintenance. MicroStrategy tailors its dynamically generated SQL to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse through a set of very large database (VLDB) drivers. In addition, MicroStrategy's Relational OLAP (ROLAP) technology provides multi-pass SQL that enables sophisticated analytics on a single report.

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Monday, September 13, 2010

Enterprise Solutions : BI/BA Software

This is a segment where there is literally a cut-throat competition between two brands for the top slot--Oracle and SAP Business Information Warehouse. Both managed to score 100 in this segment, due to which we have two winners in this category. Other products that managed to make it to the club include MS SQL Server, IBM Intelligent Miner and Business Objects Web Intelligence.

http://pcquest.ciol.com/content/user_choice/2010/110091022.asp

Friday, June 25, 2010

Five Technology Trends for Improved Business Intelligence Performance

In this E-Book, data warehousing and BI expert Rick Sherman explains how you can take advantage of BI trends to ensure that you get the right information to the right people at the right times, so they can make the best possible decisions.

E-Book- Five Technology Trends for Improved Business Intelligence Performance

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g

In order to ensuring the EDW will get the optimal performance and will scale as your data set grows you need to get three fundamental things correct, the hardware configuration, the data model and the data loading process.

Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g