Data Architecture 101, Part 4: Ontology-Driven Development is Lean
In software-development & data architecture nirvana, the business analysts, database technologists, and application developers all speak the same language. Everyone agrees about what each user story means.
Data Architecture 101, Part 3: Dimensions
Data marts, data warehouses, and some operational datastores use dimension tables. A dimension table categorizes a fact table that joins to the dimension. At query time one filters the facts by values in the dimension table, and uses those values to label the query results
Data Architecture 101, Part 2: Relational Architectures
This post uses those concepts to survey the main types of relational architectures. These divide fundamentally into two types, the second having four sub-types: OLTP & BI.
Data Architecture 101, Part 1: Rudiments
This blog aims to become a “nutshell” treatment of the subject, so those of you who work with data in a relational database management system (RDBMS) can quickly learn how to make the best possible use of a database.
Why Enterprise Data Warehouse Projects Fail
Our paper focuses on why enterprise data warehouse projects fail and what to do about it.
Small Data, Big ROI
In this blog Mosaic discusses how businesses can take advantage of ‘small data’ before taking the plunge of collecting every data available to them.