Virtualization allows users with no technical expertise to join data across all on-premises and cloud databases.  Users can also move data from any two systems and ETL teams can migrate thousands of tables.  Having a database like Yellowbrick, where billion-row tables can return an answer set in subsecond times, encryption software from Soterosoft to guarantee the security of sensitive data, and the Nexus Server to convert and migrate between systems is the perfect package.

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The Art of War is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu and remains the most influential book in East Asian warfare and Western cultures.  This book explains Chinese military tactics, from strategy and weapons to rank, discipline, and training techniques. What is truly unique is that Sun Tzu wrote this book in the 5th century BC. During the Sengoku period (c. 1467–1568), the Japanese daimyō named Takeda Shingen (1521–1573) became almost invincible in all battles without relying on guns because he studied The Art of War. The book even gave him the inspiration for his famous battle standard “Fūrinkazan” (Wind, Forest, Fire, and Mountain), meaning fast as the wind, silent as a forest, ferocious as fire, and immovable as a mountain. Virtualization of data is the new art of war.  Virtualization is the ability to join data no matter where it resides without any technical expertise, and it makes your organization fast, ferocious, and movable.

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Will we ever see a world where there are no longer gasoline-fueled cars on the road? Of course!  Why spend money on gas and pollute the planet when you can save mother earth and spend less? Ironically, gasoline as energy will become extinct, just like the dinosaurs that produced it. Will we ever see a world where users won’t care which database system their data came from, but instead query as quickly as doing a browser search over the internet? Of course!  Why spend time and money moving data to a single platform to have a single version of the truth when the truth can reside across many data sources?  Ironically, users with no technical background can now join data across platforms thousands of times faster than today’s best data scientists. Virtualization is the ability to join data no matter where it resides without any technical expertise, and it is as inevitable in data as electricity is to cars!

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I have never seen analytic queries perform faster than on a Yellowbrick Data Warehouse. Today, I will begin a series on how to tune a Yellowbrick system. Today, I will start with one of the most critical fundamentals for tuning any parallel processing system, including Yellowbrick.

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Before you watch this video take note of where you are because this is a day to remember forever, the most significant change since the cloud is at the desktop and server level connecting all systems. The only way forward is to make all systems one. Last Thursday, the hybrid-cloud took a giant leap forward by combining the database that is 100X faster than legacy systems with the server that allows the desktops to come alive.

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I can teach you, Yellowbrick! I have never seen analytic queries perform faster than on a Yellowbrick Data Warehouse. Today we are going to learn how to use dates. I will teach you date fundamentals and show you some clever tricks that will help you master dates.

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While Yellowbrick Data Warehouse offers the #1 Price/Performance in the industry, Coffing Data Warehousing’s Nexus products make it quick and easy to move millions of rows out of Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Snowflake, or Redshift, and join and query multiple tables across different systems at blistering speeds. Join us on Thursday, November 12 where our…

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Tera-Tom here! BizStar is the 4th foundation of Nexus, and it will allow the business users and the IT staff to collaborate like bread and butter.  This is due out in our October release. BizStar has two concepts designed to make everyone a business star (BizStar): One section of BizStar will allow the business user…

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Tera-Tom here! This post will discuss Hive, Impala, and Zookeeper and the best technology to query, load, manage, and integrate Hadoop projects with traditional systems. The name Hadoop came from the original open source project leader Doug Cutting.  Doug’s son had named his toy elephant Hadoop!  Hadoop is the open source version of the Google…

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We have setup three demos this Friday (July 14th, 2017) to show off the Nexus Query Chameleon! These 90 minute sessions will be dedicated to showing off Coffing Data Warehousing’s tool of choice! The Nexus Query Chameleon is a versatile tool that allows you to handle many different data sets from many different systems simultaneously. Do not…

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