January 20, 2022
AWS Redshift Serverless

Forget About Managing Data Warehouse Infrastructure: Use Amazon Redshift Serverless

Data analytics use is on the rise and organizations are constantly searching for ways to remove the hurdles that limit access for team members with minimal expertise. Data warehouses are necessary systems used to report and analyze data, but they require quite a lot of learning. Not everyone has the time and capability to learn how to operate them.  Amazon states that developers, business professionals, […]
January 14, 2022
OpenLineage and Airflow simplify Data Lineage

OpenLineage and Airflow Simplify Data Lineage

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), asks organizations to implement data lineage for a clear understanding of the data used within the systems. Paying attention to data lineage not only helps organizations comprehend complex issues within their data operations but also helps explain and justify errors which your users might stumble upon.  Primarily, the function of data lineage remains to keep track of data since […]
January 7, 2022

Replicate Data and Utilize Change Data Capture (CDC) Easily with Datastream

As billions of internet users exchange information with each other and as platforms diversify, data grows exponentially together with the complexity to manage, organize, and analyze it. Companies are faced with dull data architectures that require better solutions, and the ideal alternative that exists is called change streaming.  Change streaming relates to the direct display of data changes in real-time from a source (usually a […]
January 3, 2022

Deploying dbt on Databricks Simplifies Data Transformation Even More

Simple is powerful. This is the unofficial motto behind dbt, which stands for Data Build Tool. With the complex problems that arise in the implementation of new technologies, a proper study of data always leads to statistical solutions.  As data analysts and engineers, we seek affordable tools that get the job done without much sophistication. Dbt is one of those tools that has helped engineers […]
December 23, 2021

Build and Deploy ML Models Through SQL with Amazon Sagemaker Autopilot and Snowflake

Machine Learning brings unlimited innovative opportunities to work with data. Whether planning to build the next revolutionary virtual assistant or social media network, you’ll always work with data in transformative ways. However, the complex environment of ML technology requires a solid infrastructure, multiple software packages, and specialized engineers who can build and maintain it.  For a minute, imagine if this was accessible to a broader […]
December 3, 2021

Say Goodbye to Costly SQL Server Licences with AWS Babelfish

The rate at which we are seeing technological developments that were once thought of as fiction come to life is frightening as much as it is exciting. With the Metaverse to soon become a reality, we can expect the service we will discuss today (that’s named after a fictional fish) to be no less extraordinary. Figuratively speaking, the Babel Fish was invented by Douglas Adams […]
February 25, 2020
Marketing Optimization with Unified Data

Marketing Optimization with Unified Data

Modern marketing tools are getting increased attention from organizations that wish to maximize the potential of their customer data. While automation efforts focus mostly on predictive analytics and modern algorithms, the magic happens one layer below, at the data layer. Today we look at the data storage model that makes it all possible: unified data.  As opposed to siloed data, unified data means storing all […]
December 14, 2019

7 Aspects That Make the Cloud a Safer Place for Your Data

An important decision all organizations need to make regarding their data is whether to store it on-premise or to host it in the cloud. As of 2019, more than 94 % of them have found the answer to this question and rely on the cloud for storing their data. Others are still questioning the impact that such a decision will have on their business model. […]
November 19, 2019

The Cloud War

Ranking of Cloud Service Providers for Machine Learning Solutions “It all happens in the cloud. So that you don’t have to worry about the infrastructure, but focus on the quality of your solution.” The promise made by cloud vendors is as valid now as it was almost two decades ago. With an ever-increasing adoption rate, cloud computing has enabled both users and enterprises in the […]