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October 30, 2018 - Dale Kim

Should I Use a Data Lake or a Data Warehouse? Six Questions to Ask

Data warehouse versus data lake – when should you use which for analytical insights? Compared to the venerable data warehouse, data lakes are a relative upstart in the business intelligence world. While similar in concept to warehouses, data lakes are quite different in structure and use. The terminology conjures up the appropriate imagery: brick-and-mortar warehouses…

October 11, 2018 - Steve Wooledge

Data Lakes and Data Warehouses: Why You Need Both

Of all the new terms big data has introduced to the language, few continue to cause as much confusion as “data lake.” What is it, and how does it fit into an organization’s data warehousing and analytics strategy? The term “data lake” is actually a playful variation on data warehouse, a concept that goes back…