The Data Warehouse Evolution

Data Warehousing has been around for quite a few years. The last 20 years it has made the greatest impact on businesses. With the recent exponential growth in customer and sensor data then its been challenging for traditional data warehouses and appliances because they just were not designed for that amount of data. The cloud data warehouse has evolved to solve that and enable businesses to be more data-driven.

Our big data practice has always sought to find the best solutions for our customers and we have had to evolve as the data collection and the data warehouse has evolved over the last 20 years. We have gone from RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL) solutions to Appliance (Teradata, Netezza, Vertica) to Hadoop (HDFS/Hive, etc.) to Cloud (Redshift, Azure, BigQuery) to finally now…. A fully Elastic Cloud Data Warehouse that was designed from the ground up to leverage the cloud’s scalability (Snowflake). Continue reading