Snowflake and Spark, Part 2: Pushing Spark Query Processing to Snowflake

This post provides the details of Snowflake’s ability to push query processing down from Spark into Snowflake.

Cloud Analytics Conference – London!

Join Snowflake and The Data Warrior in London on June 1st for a Cloud Analytics Conference

Snowflake and Spark, Part 1: Why Spark? 

Snowflake Computing is making great strides in the evolution of our Elastic DWaaS in the cloud. Here is a recent update from engineering and product management on our integration with Spark: This is the first post in an ongoing series describing Snowflake’s integration with Spark. In this post, we introduce the Snowflake Connector for Spark (package […]

Meet me in St. Louie, Louie.

Join me on May 2nd in St. Louis for the SilverLinings event where I will give three talks!

Data Vault Training – Europe & US

Lots of training classes on Data Vault 2.0 are on the horizon around the world thanks to a new venture that Dan Linstedt and Michael Olschimke have formed called ScaleFree. In addition to world class consulting, they are offering dozens of Data Vault 2.0 related classes, including Bootcamps, Certification, and Introduction to Data Vault Modeling. […]

Building a Data Lake in the Cloud 

So you want to build a Data Lake in the Cloud? Here is how.

Data Vault 2.0 Online Training – Early Adopter

Finally you have an option to get authentic Data Vault 2.0 training online from Dan Linstedt!

RI (Referential Integrity) Constraints: 3 Reasons to Include Them in Your Data Warehouse

3 Reasons to Include Referential Integrity Constraints in Your Data Warehouse

Cloud Data Warehousing: Is it for real?

  Our industry is full of hype and hyped terms. Big Data. NoSQL. The Cloud. Self-service <whatever>. And Cloud Data Warehousing. Some of the offerings and solutions are real. Some less so. Newest on the scene is cloud data warehousing (or data warehousing in the cloud). As with all new tech, there are a variety […]

Want to Learn Something New in 2017?

Happy New Year everyone! This is the time of year when we all make plans and set goals for the new year, right? So what are you going to do different this year? How about grow your career by learning something new? How? Read a book on an area of tech you are not so familiar […]