Is Amazon about to disrupt your data warehouse?

via GIPHY Amazon is about to launch a product called glue. As you can see below, this is the last piece in the data warehousing puzzle. With that in place, Amazon will own you! Or at least have push button products to meet all of enterprises varying needs. Even if you’re a small startup, you …

What products & improvements are new on AWS?

Amazon is releasing new products & services to it’s global cloud compute network at a rate that has all of our heads spinning. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Here’s new stuff worth mentioning around databases & data. 1. For ETL – AWS GLUE Moving data from your transactional MySQL or …

Is there a new better way to build a data warehouse in 2016?

In the old days… the bygone days of 2005 That was when you’d pony up for an Oracle license, get the hardware, and build your warehouse. Somewhere along the way you crossed your fingers. Join 32,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Today everybody wants to treat data as a product. And …

Extract Transform & Load – What is it and why is it important?

So-called ETL relates to moving data from external sources into and out of relational databases or data warehouses. Extract Source systems may store data in an infinite variety of formats.  Extracting involves getting that data into common files for moving to the destination system.  CSV file also known as comma separated values is named because …