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Inmon vs. Kimball - The Big Data Warehouse Duel

Inmon vs. Kimball - The Big Data Warehouse Duel

In his recent article "Turbocharge Your Porsche - Buy An Elephant", Bill Inmon, "the father of data warehousing", criticizes Cloudera for associating Big Data with the data warehouse, two totally unrelated terms according to him. This marks a new round in the fight between two academic geezers, a decades long argument over what is a data warehouse and how it should be implemented.