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Autonomous Data Warehouse is LIVE!

That’s right: Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is LIVE and available in the Oracle Cloud. ADWC Launch Event at Oracle Conference CenterWe had a major launch event on Thursday last week at the Oracle Conference center in Redwood Shores which got a huge amount of press coverage. Larry Ellison delivered the main keynote covering how our next-generation cloud service is built on the self-driving Oracle Autonomous Database technology which leverages machine learning to deliver...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 | The Data Warehouse Insider | Read More

Roadmap Update: What you need to know about Big Data Appliance 4.12

As part of our continuous efforts to ensure transparency in release planning and availability to our customers for our big data stack, below is an update to the original roadmap post. Current Release As discussed the 4.11 release delivered the following: Released with updates CDH and now deliver 5.13.1 Updates to the Operating System (OL6) with security updates to said OS Java updates The release consciously pushed back some of the features to ensure the Oracle environments pick up...

Monday, March 12, 2018 | The Data Warehouse Insider | Read More

Demoing OAC Querying ADWC Massive Data Volumes

If you missed all the major announcements from OpenWorld 2017 about Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud then take some time to review this blog post Review of Big Data Warehousing at OpenWorld 2017 - Now Available. This great new video below is an excerpt from the Thomas Kurian's Keynote session at Oracle Cloud World earlier this month (February). In this video, George Lumpkin, VP of Product Management, shows how easy it is to create an new data warehouse inside the Oracle...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | The Data Warehouse Insider | Read More

Free new tutorial: Quickly uploading files with Big Data Manager in Big Data Cloud Service

Sometimes the simplest tasks make life (too) hard. Consider simple things like uploading some new data sets into your Hadoop cluster in the cloud and then getting to work on the thing you really need to do: analyzing that data. This new free tutorial shows you how to easily and quickly do the grunt work with Big Data Manager in Big Data Cloud Service (learn more here) enabling you to worry about analytics, not moving files. The approach taken here is to take a file that resides...

Friday, January 12, 2018 | The Data Warehouse Insider | Read More

SQL Pattern Matching Deep Dive - the book

Those of you with long memories might just be able to recall a whole series of posts I did on SQL pattern matching which were taken from a deep dive presentation that I prepared for the BIWA User Group Conference. The title of each blog post started with SQL Pattern Matching Deep Dive...and covered a set of 6 posts: Part 1 - Overview Part 2 - Using MATCH_NUMBER() and CLASSIFIER() Part 3 - Greedy vs. reluctant quantifiers Part 4 - Empty matches and unmatched rows? Part 5 - SKIP TO...

Monday, November 27, 2017 | The Data Warehouse Insider | Read More

Review of Big Data Warehousing at OpenWorld 2017 - Now Available

Did you miss OpenWorld 2017? Then my latest book is definitely something you will want to download! If you went to OpenWorld this book is also for you because it covers all the most important big data warehousing messages and sessions during the five days of OpenWorld.Following on from OpenWorld 2017 I have put together a comprehensive review of all the big data warehousing content from OpenWorld 2017. This includes all the key sessions and announcements from this year's...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | The Data Warehouse Insider | Read More