Tag Archives: ETL

Chopping Off Data

Do you know the difference between XLS and XLSX? They’re both Excel formats, and many of us might just use one or the other. After all, the latest versions of Excel work with both, and if you’ve been using a … Continue reading

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What Happened to Hadoop?

Six or Seven years back, Hadoop was the big thing. It was going to solve our big data analytic needs, it would provide cheap storage and query power with commodity servers. More and more companies were going to be using … Continue reading

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Data Orchestration

We continue to deal with larger and larger data sets all the time. In fact, it seems that most people find themselves outgrowing the capabilities of some of their OLTP databases, often RDBMS stores, and need to upgrade hardware or … Continue reading

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Fragmented or Centralized Data

I read a piece recently that talks about the hassles of copying data multiple times for different applications. In my experience, I haven’t seen this to be the main problem with data. It’s not often that we might replicate, in … Continue reading

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