Category: Business Intelligence

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Pearl Jam, Nirvana and Beautiful Data Visualisations

This is the story of the Seattle music scene of the 90s, Throwback Thursday, and some beautiful data visualisations.

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The Great Migration: From SQL Server to AWS Aurora

Over the last nine months I’ve been leading a project to migrate 60 users from a legacy SQL Server database to a fit for purpose AWS Aurora database.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Business Intelligence

With Big Data tools, streaming data, and machine learning what does your Business Intelligence (BI) team play.

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Moving data with the AWS Database Migration Service

The AWS Database Migration Service promises to take a lot of the pain out of migration, here’s how it works at a high level.

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Database migration with the Schema Conversion Tool

The AWS Schema conversion Tool promises to take a lot of the pain out of migration, here’s how it works at a high level

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Datamarts, Data Vault, Data Lake… Data Swamp?

Before there were Data Lakes and big data tools, there were Datamarts and the Data Vault.

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How is Amazon Redshift so fast?

Redshift is a solution for big data warehousing from AWS. Once you’ve created a cluster, you can use SQL to perform analysis fast. Really fast.

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Thoughts on Dashboard Design

There are some simple things you can do to make the message clearer and quicker for the user to understand.

 
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