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3 months ago
In the answer below, I meant to add: there are some types of data where it does not add a lot of value to put the data in the data warehouse. An example would be a large audio or video file.   In this case, it makes sense to store the raw data objects in a data lake or…
3 months ago
Many of the comparisons of data lake and data warehouse that you see (such as the one below from Talend) are based on an out-of-date or dumbed-down idea of the data warehouse.   The more advanced data warehouse engines: - support a wide range of data types and formats -…
6 months ago
The answer is yes.    If this platform is supporting e-commerce, distribution or manufacturing then a critical component of the data warehouse may be the ability to support tactical or operational queries on data that is updated throughout the day. This considerably narrows…