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Defining A Data Lake

Defining the Data Lake For too many years now, the definition of Data Lake has been muddy at best.  The term has no clear definition in the industry.  While many have tried, they have not (in my opinion) succeeded.  I would judge success as being able to implement a Data Lake at an enterprise level …

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Does a Pattern-Based DW Architecture Still Hold Value Today? (Part 4 of 4)

By Cynthia Meyersohn To close out this series of articles that have been focused on the data replication introduced by the processes outlined in “Build a Schema-On-Read Analytics Pipeline Using Amazon Athena”, by Ujjwal Ratan, Sep. 29, 2017, on the AWS Big Data Blog, https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/big-data/build-a-schema-on-read-analytics-pipeline-using-amazon-athena/  (Ratan, 2017), I will talk about an approach that I …

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Does a Pattern-Based DW Architecture Still Hold Value Today? (Part 3 of 4)

By Cynthia Meyersohn Picking up from Part 2 of this series where we left off having replicated the data a minimum of nine times, we will continue to identify additional data replication stages as we trace through the data processes outlined in “Build a Schema-On-Read Analytics Pipeline Using Amazon Athena”, by Ujjwal Ratan, Sep. 29, …

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Does a Pattern-Based DW Architecture Still Hold Value Today? (Part 2 of 4)

By Cynthia Meyersohn Continuing from Part 1 of this series, this article is following the breakdown of the AWS Schema-on-Read analytics pipeline with a focus on data movement and replication. You may recall we are tracing through the data processes outlined in “Build a Schema-On-Read Analytics Pipeline Using Amazon Athena”, by Ujjwal Ratan, Sep. 29, …

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Does a Pattern-Based DW Architecture Still Hold Value Today? (Part 1 of 4)

By Cynthia Meyersohn Last August I was asked to participate in an exercise to assess whether or not the Data Vault 2.0 System of Business Intelligence (DV2) still held value.  Specifically, I was asked the following: Does the size of the data now being delivered to the business make a compelling argument that the data …

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