Category: Data Warehousing

What is a Columnar Database?

https://www.intricity.com/basic/intricity101-landing-page This short video provides a simple explanation of what a Columnar Database is. It also walks through (more…)
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What is OLAP?

https://www.intricity.com/basic/intricity101-landing-page This video explores some of OLAP's history, and where this solution might be applicable. We also (more…)
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Benefits of a Data Warehouse

https://www.intricity.com/basic/intricity101-landing-page This video outlines some of the benefits of implementing a data warehouse. Text from the Video: Often I’m placed into situations where I need to explain the role of a data warehouse, and how an organization can benefit from it’s use. So to answer this, let’s approach each problem we commonly see Data Warehouses…
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Recession Forces Reveal Benefits of Technology Investments

The economy isn’t getting better. It’s simply “less bad. That’s the news from the latest round of economic statistics that show 73 percent of the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index companies beating their revenue expectations, but an overall view that the S & P 500 is still down 27.3 percent since last year. In August,…
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Simplifying Complexity The Challenge – Business Growth Leads To System Complexity And Disparate Data A natural byproduct of growth in most businesses whether large or small is systems complexity. In a constant effort to cater to the needs of individual lines of business, or departments, new systems are added to capture and manage the right…
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