In the last week of September 2012, Passionned’s ETL Tools & Data Integration Survey has been updated to reflect the latest versions of the major ETL tools in the market. Two ETL products were added to the survey and four ETL tools have been updated to show their new functions and features. In the list of ETL tools you will find a list of all the ETL tools included in the survey, including both commercial and open source ETL tools. [Read more...]
Oracle today announced the availability of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, the industry’s first high-speed engineered system featuring in-memory business intelligence (BI) software and hardware to deliver extreme performance for analytic and performance management applications. [Read more...]
Question: Which ETL tools can support Data Vault modeling out-of-the-box? What are the challenges and issues building a data vault with ETL tools? [Read more...]
You can still hand-code an extract, transform and load system, but in most cases the self-documentation, structured development path and extensibility of an ETL tool is well worth the cost. Here’s a close look at the pros and cons of buying rather than building.
By Joy Mundy
The Extract, Transformation, and Load (ETL) system is the most time-consuming and expensive part of building a data warehouse and delivering business intelligence to your user community. [Read more...]
After users become familiar with your BI project’s benefits, they’ll likely want more. Be prepared to provide analysis of unstructured data. We’ll show you how to begin. [Read more...]
A’dam – March, 3th 2008 – With several books on data warehousing to his name, and a business that trains IT staff in the field, Ralph Kimball has been named in some quarters the “father of data warehousing” — though he appears to share that title with another data warehousing pioneer ,Bill Inmon, if a Google search of the two is anything to go by. [Read more...]