Data Warehouses & ETL Pipelines

A data warehouse is a central data repository that is used for analytics within an organization. These are often referred to as Online Analytical Processing or ‘OLAP’ databases as distinguisehd from ‘OLTP’ or Online Transaction Processing databses. Instead of running analytical queries directly on an OLTP database many organizations use a process called ETL to […]

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Big Data Landscape [2017]

Big Data Landscape 2017 While no map or model is ever complete, these kinds of industry-ecosystem graphics are often worth taking a look at. This big data landscape diagram by the VC firm FirstMark, is one that seemed to be getting some attention last year. The infographic breaks the Big Data ecosystem/landscape into 8 broad […]

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