Tag Archives: SQL

Teradata and the REST

Wednesday April 5th, 2017

When we talk to our customers today about Teradata’s place in the enterprise, it’s always in the context of an Analytics Ecosystem. This reflects our core belief that, to unlock the full potential of analytics within an organisation, you need a variety of platforms, tools and technologies that work together to enable new questions to… Read More »

Is your DbFit?

Wednesday December 7th, 2016

In my previous blog I talked about modular design enabling continuous integration and automated testing through to delivery. Many customers I have worked with find the immediate challenge is how to do the testing, especially as it applies to a data warehouse or lake. In this blog I will look at how to setup simple,… Read More »

To JSON or not to XML, that is the question!

Monday February 15th, 2016

In today’s broad and diverse analytics environment, being able to work effectively with multi-structured data is the key to unlocking new value and insights.  In an ideal world we would be able to direct data assets onto the best platform and tools available to process it, perform our analysis and deliver the insights to exactly… Read More »

Graph Theory – Why Get So Excited?

Wednesday October 23rd, 2013

With the imminent release of Teradata Aster 6 there has been renewed interest in the application of graphing techniques. Not the charting graphs but the other graphs – graph theory.  At the end of the day it means more ways your business can leverage data for a competitive edge. Sometimes the terms business analytics and… Read More »

Choosing the Right Approach for your Big Data Analytics Journey

Monday August 19th, 2013

A few weeks ago I attended the Teradata Summit in Melbourne and I listened to a great presentation given by Venugopal Adooparambil (Venu) Director of BI Consulting – Big Data at UnitedHealth Group. Venu discussed how his organisation engaged with Teradata Aster to enable its data analysts to exploit Big Data analytics. He discussed how they… Read More »

Is Big Data turning Information Engineering upside down?

Friday October 14th, 2011

According to a survey of senior managers, data seems to be spiralling out of control and is having a major impact on organisational decision making. Is Big Data making it more difficult or is it a blessing in disguise? Whichever way you look at it, the Big Data movement is getting bigger and bigger and is… Read More »