5 Things to Know about Databricks


Databricks is now available in both AWS and Azure so it’s getting a lot of buzz! Let’s discuss 5 things you should know about Databricks before diving in. 1.     Databricks is a managed Spark-based service for working with data in a cluster Databricks is an enhanced version of Spark and is touted by the Databricks [...]

5 Things to Know about Databricks2019-01-30T13:17:42-07:00

SQLSaturday 807 – Redmond


Dimensional Modeling for Source System Relief Technology has revolutionized the way organizations run today. Rather than a few file cabinets, organizations use many different software packages and applications that are mission-critical to running their business. These systems gather a large amount of valuable data that must be used in decision making to maintain a competitive [...]

SQLSaturday 807 – Redmond2019-01-30T10:27:36-07:00

What is a Data Lake and why do I need one?


Have you ever heard someone say, “I need access to all of our data for my analysis including historical data from at least 10 years ago”? The reality is that this statement is becoming increasingly common across organizations. Organizations are starting to face new data challenges as companies who are using their data effectively are [...]

What is a Data Lake and why do I need one?2019-01-29T13:48:15-07:00