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What is a Database Schema?

The other day I had somebody ask me, what is a database schema? This is a great question and something that I think should get its own video title. I explain it in other videos but it's something that needs its own attention. In essence the schema represents any kind of structure that we’re defining…
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What Data Science Isn’t

Is it possible to hammer in a nail with a jackhammer? Well sure, but obviously it would be better to have a hammer. A few months ago we paid a visit to a company that was very excited to tell us they were doing data science. As they explained the project it became painfully obvious…
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Mass Kafka to Snowflake Case Study

The Client is a global real-time information discovery company and also a source of breaking news alerts. These alerts are used by a wide variety of companies and government entities interested in being alerted by breaking news. The Client has built their own complex event processing capabilities that monitor the latest event data, bubbling up…
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What Data Science Isn’t

Remember the Ginsu 2000 commercials in the ‘90s? By the end of the commercial you were convinced that you couldn’t live without such a powerful cutting utensil. “But wait there’s more…!” We’re susceptible to buzzwords and trends in the consumer market, but the business market is no exception. Remember the craze of Big Data? The…
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Case Study: Full Blown Data Warehouse Using Snowflake Streams & Tasks

As one of the world’s top cruise lines, the Client is a household name. Their world class ships sail around the world and service multiple market segments from exclusive luxury cruising brands to large scale ships offering entertainment options. CHALLENGE The cruise industry faces a difficult set of unique challenges due to the remote nature…
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We're hiring a regional sales executive for our sales team located in Manhattan. Apply below using the QR code or link provided (lnkd.in/evv8JVi) Our Mission: Intricity is committed to being the best IT services business by providing only proven industry leaders to our clients; to be the easiest company to work with by favoring our…
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Case Study: 1010DATA Conversion to Snowflake

The Client measures how consumers shop across all channels, sourcing data from both retailers and consumers to quantify sales, share, distribution and velocity. The market research company collects point-of-sale data, tracking retailers, distributors and foodservice operators, measuring what’s selling at over 1,200 retailers, across over 300,000 stores. Challenge The Customer’s adoption of 1010DATA started as…
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Case Study: Data Sharing Foundation in a University

About The University- The University has a name that is known worldwide as one of the top Universities in the United States, and teaches more than 26,000 students. Challenge The University had grown its academic programs over the years, and each program’s need to consume data grew accordingly. Because individual programs within Universities are run…
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Case Study: A “Do No Harm” DW Migration to Snowflake

About the Client The Client provides best in class services for leading hedge funds around the world. Their solution included fund administration, integrated risk & portfolio management, middle office services, tax support, regulatory & compliance reporting, and complete shadow accounting services, underpinned by SOC 1 certified controls. Challenge Reporting and Analytics were an important part…
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