Announcing Data Engineering Fridays!

I’m excited to announce Data Engineering Fridays! I can hear some of you thinking, … “What are Data Engineering Fridays, Andy?” That’s an awesome question! I’m glad you asked. Data Engineering Fridays is a weekly stream, between 24 May and 23 Aug 2024, in which I lead a discussion about data engineering-related topics. The 24 …
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XMheck (formerly “XMhell”)

09 Aug 2023 Update: Yitzhak Khabinsky and I met via Microsoft Teams to continue the conversation that started in the comments section of this post and was continued on LinkedIn.¬† There will likely be more to come… Why Use XML to Transfer Data? I asked Brave Search, “Why use XML?” Brave responded with a Summarizer …
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Enterprise Data Warehouse Maintenance Costs More Than Development

This post is part of a series titled Enterprise Data Warehouses: Uncomfortable Truths. There are cases where developing Enterprise Data Warehouses costs¬†less than maintaining Enterprise Data Warehouses. Which cases? When enterprises do not maintain their Data Warehouse, EDW maintenance costs nothing (or nearly nothing). One side-effect of not maintaining an EDW is the Enterprise Data …
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Enterprise Data Warehouse: Uncomfortable Truths

Most enterprises recognize the need to capture, store, collect, and surface enterprise data analytics. Why, then, do most enterprise data warehouse projects disappoint or outright fail? The author proposes to share three reasons gleaned from decades of delivering and writing about data warehouse solutions: Enterprise Data Warehouse Maintenance Costs More Than Development Enterprise Data Warehouse …
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