Most enterprises today lock away data behind multiple silos. When most people think of these silos, data marts and other old school data architecture approaches usually come to mind. But the modern cloud environment has made things much more complex. Fractured, siloed data environments are not beneficial to any business looking to actually drive value from their data and … [Read more...] about The Complexity of Modern Data Environments
Partitioning in data lakes is an improvement practice for your query speed. Managed lake solutions like AWS Athena suggest partitioning as best practices to optimize query performance. When you read through their partitioning documentation, it may seem to be easy to implement and may give the impression that once you apply to a partition, you can just forget about it. However, … [Read more...] about 3 Things To Consider When Partitioning Your Data Lake
We experience the great impact of data both on our lives and business. Huge amounts of information if used correctly can be a key to success. But those great amounts of data must be stored and analyzed in an effective way. In this article, we'll highlight the role of data for modern businesses and explain key differences between data warehouses and data lakes. The role of data … [Read more...] about Data Warehouse vs Data Lake: Differences Explained
With the rapid advancement in technologies, companies are now in search of a better way to ensure that organizational data and information are kept safe and organized. One way through which businesses are doing this is through the use of Data Lakes to create a centralized place management infrastructure that allows every organization to manage, store, analyze and classify … [Read more...] about Data Lake Architecture: Benefits and Characteristics
Everyone working in or related to data analytics has surely heard of the buzzword catching on as fast as a wildfire Data Mesh. What is Data Mesh? Data Mesh is one of the hottest topics in data analytics at the moment. It has found its way into the trends that are predicted to disrupt and dominate the data market in 2021. But what exactly is Data Mesh and why more and more … [Read more...] about What is Data Mesh? And Should You Mesh it Up Too?