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Top 5 Big Data Events

Top 5 Big Data Events

Every year, dozens of Big Data conferences take place all over the world, from San Francisco to Shanghai. Now that 2015 is finally here, it’s time to open up your smartphone calendar and mark in this year’s Big Data conferences. Here are our five favorite events.

Designing a Big Data Warehouse on the Cloud

Designing a Big Data Warehouse on the Cloud

In our previous post, we discussed Mad Men and how to design a data warehouse in the space age of Big Data. This post will take another step forward, or rather up, and examine how to design a data warehouse on the cloud.

Designing a Data Warehouse in the Age of Big Data

Designing a Data Warehouse in the Age of Big Data

In "The Monolith", the fourth episode in Mad Men’s final season, a huge computer is installed in the center of the floor. The computer was brought in because a competing ad agency has one, and being an innovation at the time, it was a competitive advantage that clients were looking for, and something the agency’s talented creative team could never do. Just as advertising went through major changes in Don Draper’s time, data warehousing is going through changes in our time.