Geese Migrating in Shape of Question Mark
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“Migrate with One Command”, “Be production-ready in a day”, “Seamless Data Migration” – these are real statements from major data warehousing vendors. They imply that you can experience an effortless data migration to their platform. These claims are compelling, but is there really such a thing as an easy data migration? Based on our experience, ...

Hybrid Cloud
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In this blog we’d like to share some information about the Modern Hybrid Cloud Data Warehouse, based on a presentation by Ed Bernier, the Senior Systems Engineer at Yellowbrick.

The Evolution of Business Intelligence

Nowadays ...

Smart Data Frameworks and Healthcare
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In this blog we’d like to share a case study relating to a Healthcare client. Smart Associates worked with them to introduce a new data warehousing solution.

A Case of Excessive Batch Processing

What should have been an overnight batch process of our client's data warehouse ...

Deadline Extended
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An Unexpected Turn of Events

We are currently witnessing a global crisis that may lead to many businesses delaying the rolling out of new technologies, including replacing their ageing data warehouse platforms, such as IBM’s Netezza.

Where you may have been retraining your technical staff and preparing your data centers, anticipating ...

Man screaming
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It’s every Netezza user’s nightmare, somebody had unintentionally dropped a business-critical production table on their Netezza system and so it needed to be restored immediately otherwise the proverbial would hit the fan. Luckily we were on hand and immediately started the process of restoring from our client’s EMC storage manager.

What ...