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Vendor Spin: What is not Metadata... What is not open...

I recently listened to a pitch by a vendor that was well spun. Let’s use this post to consider some spin around what is not metadata and what is a proprietary interface. 361 more words

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How DBMS Vendors Admit to an Architectural Limitation: Part 3 - EDW on IBM z/OS

This is the 3rd and final example of a vendor admitting, without admitting, to an architectural limitation. The first two parts on Exadata and Teradata are… 376 more words

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How to Analyze and Report on your Data

Part 2 of 2 in Data Warehousing series

Every business from startup to larger established businesses needs to track details about their customers, products, sales, purchases, social media, website logs to name a few. 978 more words

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A Trend in Systems Architecture

I composed the video below on a contract for Intel… but they were kind enough to let me tell the story with only a lite promotional touch. 335 more words

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How DBMS Vendors Admit to an Architectural Limitation: Part 2 - Teradata Intelligent Memory

This is the second post (see Part 1 here) on how vendors adjust their architecture without admitting that the previous architecture was flawed. This time we’ll consider Teradata and in-memory…. 670 more words

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How DBMS Vendors Admit to an Architectural Limitation: Part 1 - Oracle Exadata

Database vendors don’t usually admit to shortcomings… they protest that they have no shortcomings until the market suggests otherwise… then they make some sort of change that signals an admission. 538 more words

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No Empathy for DevOps

Ugh.

I loved the concept of DevOps and talked it up in the companies I was associated with. Within a database DevOps had a long history as both database products, database ETL facilities, and end-user applications became more dev-operable. 321 more words

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