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Deep Diving in the World of Data Warehousing

Deep Diving in the World of Data Warehousing “Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine”. - Peter Sondergaard, Senior Vice President, Gartner. Number of companies are venturing into Big Data Analytics today and industries are investing money, effort and looking to utilize the...

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How to automate copying an EC2 AMI from one region to another

Automate copying an EC2 AMI from one region to another We have the previous blogs published to create AMI’s with EC2 tags and ELB tags in the specific region. The AMI’s copied across the different region helps in the scenarios like Disaster Recovery (DR) setup and also to quickly recover...

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Guide to Redshift Remodeling- Friends and Foes

Redshift Remodeling- Friends and Foes In this series, we make an attempt to chronicle our experience and best practices with redshift having used it in ‘anger’ in many projects. In this part 1 of the series, we look for appropriate schema design for redshift, the various alternatives and the pros...

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Clash of the Titans – Which OLAP Will Win?

Clash of the Titans – Which OLAP Will Win? There is a number of OLAP solutions available in the market, including the popular ones like Vertica, Oracle BI, SAP Business Warehouse, which have pre-existed for a long time. While many of these started as on-premise solutions, have tried to re-establish...

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Don’t Let the Redis HyperLogLog Make You Hyper!

Let the Redis HyperLogLog Make You Hyper! What is HyperLogLog? “How Many Distinct” is the question that is always asked in the current era of ‘Data’ wherein a count of unique entities is required in a fast and efficient way, trading off some accuracy in the result. Enters HyperLogLog which...

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In Data We Trust: Power BI Capabilities

In Data We Trust: Power BI Capabilities The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight From fetching data and numbers to analyzing information it contains. Say hello to Power BI capabilities. Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities, as it lets you create interactive visualizations, reports,...

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