Both ODI and the Hadoop ecosystem share a common design philosophy. Bring the processing to the data rather than the other way around. Sounds logical, doesn’t it? Why move Terabytes of data around your network if you can process it all in the one place. Why invest millions in additional servers and hardware just to transform and process your data?
In the ODI world this approach is known as ELT. ELT is a marketing concept (more...)
You may have wondered why we were quiet over the last couple of weeks? Well, we locked ourselves into the basement and did some research and a couple of projects and PoCs on Hadoop, Big Data, and distributed processing frameworks in general. We were also looking at Clickstream data and Web Analytics solutions. Over the next couple of weeks we will update our website with our new offerings, products, and services. The article below summarises (more...)
The Big Data presentation I gave yesterday is now available for download. In this presentation I define some common features of Big Data use cases, explain what the big deal about Big Data is all about and explore the impact of Big Data on the traditional data warehouse framework.
I recently did a podcast with Stewart Bryson (Chief Innovation Officer RittmanMead), Kevin McGinley, and Alex Shlepakov (both Oracle Analytics at Accenture).
In the first part of this two part series we cover the following areas:
ODI 12c. What are the advantages? When should you upgrade?
Migration from OWB to ODI 12c. Should you migrate? How and when?
Comparison of ODI to Informatica and other ETL tools.
ETL style vs. ELT style data integration tools. (more...)
What’s the Big Deal about Big Data? Hear me speak at OUG Ireland. 11 March 2014. Convention Centre Dublin.
So what’s the Big Deal about Big Data? Oil has fueled the Industrial Revolution. Data will fuel the Information Revolution.
Not convinced? Did you know that Amazon has recently patented a technology based on a Big Data algorithm that will start the shipping process before you have completed your order. That’s right. Amazon knows that you (more...)
Visual data flows and OWB to ODI 12c migration path
In their latest release of Oracle Data Integrator (ODI 12c), Oracle have addressed two main concerns of the analysts and some of their customers and partners. The first one is the unclear migration path from Oracle Warehouse Builder to Oracle (more...)