Category: Data Warehousing, ETL, and ELT

Technology - The Best Data Integration ETL Tools

The Best Data Integration ETL Tools

If you’re looking for the best ETL tools, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find that these ETL applications will help you get started, while still delivering the results you need. We’ll also touch on the best ETL tools for developers. IBM DataStage. There are many ETL tools in the market but IBM DataStage stands out as one of the best ones. Its ease of use and flexibility make it a favorite among developers. The data integration and extraction tool can integrate data from various enterprise systems, including mainframes and distributed systems. DataStage also supports extended metadata management. Its

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DataStage Lookup Types

DataStage provides various lookup types to select from. Learn more about each lookup type to optimize your data. We’ll cover Normal, Range, Sparse, and Case Less lookups. And you’ll understand why each type is useful. This article covers some of the most common lookup types. You can use whichever one works best for you! So, start building your own data pipeline! And, don’t forget to check out the rest of our articles for more tips and tricks! Normal lookup There are two lookup types available in DataStage: the normal lookup type and the sparse lookup type. Normal lookup stores data

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Technology – Inmon Vs Kimball Approach to Data Warehouse Design

Inmon’s evolutionary approach to data warehouse design develops from operational relational database technology and development methods, while Kimball’s definition of business processes is more general. Both approaches describe techniques for maximizing data warehouse performance. Inmon also offers an explanation of how to declare grain, or the level of detail each data warehouse will contain. Kimball’s approach has its own advantages and disadvantages, but both are equally effective in a modern enterprise environment. Choose The Right Variety To Grow There are several factors to consider when choosing the right variety to grow for a data warehouse. Yield potential is dependent on

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Technology – What is a Surrogate Key in Data Warehousing?

A surrogate key is an artificial key, which functions as a proxy for a natural one. Similarly, a surrogate key in data- warehouses is used to maintain a link between the production and test systems. A surrogate can be an internal or external key. It is often the default key in data warehouses. A surrogate key is a pseudo-key, which means that it has no meaning. It is added to a table for convenience purposes. For example, a table might have several objects with the same surrogate. If the data source is a database of many products, the surrogate will

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What Is The Data Fabric Approach?

What is The data fabric, and how does it automating discovery, creation, and ingestion help organizations? Data-fabric tools, which can be appliances, devices, or software, allow users to quickly, easily, and securely access and manage large amounts of data. Automating the discovery, creation, and ingestion, big data Fabric accelerates real-time insights from operational data silos, reducing IT expenses. While this is already a buzzword amongst business architects and data enthusiasts, what exactly does the introduction of data-fabric tools mean for you? In an enterprise environment, managing information requires integrating diverse systems, applications, storage, and servers. This means that finding out

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Technology – What Can Dremio Do For You?

Dremio is a cloud-based platform providing business data lake storage and analytic solutions. Dremio’s is a major competitor with: Denodo, DataBrick, and Cloudera. Dremio provides fast, fault-tolerant, scalable, and flexible database access with MySQL, Informix, PHP, Java-location, and more. Their database engine is based on Apache Arrow and is designed for fast, low-cost, and high-throughput data access for any web application. Dremio provides high-throughput ingested data lakes optimized on Apache Arrow and MySQL for fast, fault-tolerant, scalable, and flexible query and data ingestion. With Dremio, you can easily put together a system capable of loading information as and when the

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