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Why You Should Offload Your Data Warehouse to Hadoop

Enterprise Data Warehousing (EDW) has been a mainstay of many major corporations for the last 20 years. However, with the tremendous growth of data (doubling every two years), the capacities of enterprise data warehouses are being exhausted. Load processing windows are similarly being maxed out, adversely affecting service and threatening the delivery of critical business insights. The need to store infrequently used, “just in case” data exacerbates this challenge by taking up (expensive) capacity.

So how can organizations tackle this challenge? The answer lies in Hadoop. Continue reading Why You Should Offload Your Data Warehouse to Hadoop

Data Warehouses, Analytic Databases and Hadoop – How are they different?

A number of people I have spoken to have a hard time differentiating between various solutions for traditional data warehousing and the upcoming big data solutions. At Knowledgent, we have a very simple way of looking at them.

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