Data Federation – DW Patterns – The Virtual Data Source

Posted by Mike Ferguson | December 4, 2009 | Blog

Following on from my last blog on data federation, the next data federation pattern I would like to discuss is a Data Warehouse Virtual Data Source pattern. This is as follows: Pattern Description This pattern uses virtual views of federated data to create virtual data source components for use in ETL processing. The purpose of this […]

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External Data Feeds BI To the Front Office

Posted by Mike Ferguson | November 27, 2009 | Blog

Everywhere I look at the moment I see my clients talking about needing to benchmark themselves against the market, to understand customer and prospect sentiment on social networking sites and to understand competitors in much more detail. It is not just me that has recognised this need. It also seems that new young start-up companies have also seen this […]

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Data Federation – DW Patterns – Virtual Data Mart

Posted by Mike Ferguson | November 27, 2009 | Blog

Following on from my last blog on data federation, the next data federation pattern I would like to discuss is a Data Warehouse Virtual Data Mart pattern. This is as follows: Pattern Description This pattern uses data virtualisation to create one or more virtual data marts on top of a BI system thereby providing multiple summarised […]

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Data Federation – DW Patterns – The Holistic Data View Pattern

Posted by Mike Ferguson | November 16, 2009 | Blog

Following on from my last blog on data federation, the next data federation pattern I would like to discuss is a Data Warehouse Holistic Data View pattern. This is as follows. Pattern Description This pattern, also known as the schema extension pattern, uses data virtualization to create a holistic complete view of business activity by combining […]

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Informatica 9 Raises The Bar for Data Management Platforms

Posted by Mike Ferguson | November 11, 2009 | Blog

As you probably know, Informatica announced Informatica 9 yesterday in a blaze of publicity with, I am led to believe, over 10,000 people registered to view the announcement. So I thought I would make a few comments on what was announced. The three main strands of the announcement were: Relevant data through business-IT collaboration Trustworthy […]

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