Understanding when to use a database, data lake, or data warehouse

The “data” part of the terms “data lake,” “data warehouse,” and “database” is easy enough to understand. Data are everywhere, and the bits need to be kept somewhere. But should they be stored in a data warehouse, a data lake, or an old-fashioned database? It all depends on how that data is going to be used.

By |2021-04-30T16:43:43-04:00April 30th, 2021|Analytics|0 Comments

How the cloud has moved advanced analytics from exclusive to accessible

Thanks to the evolution of cloud software, database technology has become a commodity. Where companies used to invest in software upgrades to enable advanced analytics, now access to quality data-related insights requires a minimum amount of hardware and computing power, which are becoming less and less expensive.

By |2021-04-26T12:32:06-04:00March 28th, 2021|Analytics|0 Comments
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