Teradata’s QueryGrid product is a brilliant concept that connects Teradata systems to multiple data sources for cross-system functionality.  However, QueryGrid does not compare with CoffingDW’s high-speed Nexus Server. Teradata is a proprietary database, but Nexus combines all database platforms. Teradata broke barriers within the database world by allowing users to join data across several…

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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. The new art of war is the Virtualization of data because the tactics allow businesses to wage war on their competition.  Virtualization is the ability to join data no matter where it resides without any technical expertise, and it makes organizations fast as the changing winds of business, ferocious enough to light their sales on fire, silent to secretly understand the relationships the data is telling them, and as immovable as a mountain because their business is on solid grounding.

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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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The question of the day should be Yellowbrick or Snowflake. As the great playwright William Shakespeare once penned, “To be or not to be, that is the question?” If Shakespeare were alive today, the real question would be, “To be or not to be competitive.”

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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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Today you will witness moving and joining data across every platform in your enterprise faster than magic. The Nexus Desktop with a Nexus Server puts the business user on the same playing field as the data scientist. Combine Nexus with Yellowbrick and you get the greatest hybrid-cloud strategy on today’s market. Watch a billion-row table query in one second. Watch joins across all platforms, and watch how easy everyone from the business user to the ETL teams migrate with a button click.

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I can teach you Yellowbrick analytics!  I have never seen a database perform analytics faster than Yellowbrick.  Today you are going to smile when you learn about NTile. NTILE is an analytic function. It divides an ordered data set into a number of buckets indicated by expr and assigns the appropriate bucket number to each…

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In July 1799, Rosetta Stone, discovered during Napoleon Bonaparte’s campaign through Egypt, became one of the British Museum’s most famous objects. But what is it, and why is it important to computing?

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I can teach you Yellowbrick analytics! I have never seen a database do analytics faster than Yellowbrick. Last week we taught you Lead, and this week we are teaching you Lag.

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This week we are working on the Moving Average, which is interchangeable with the word MAVG. You use a Moving Average (MAVG) to look for trends.

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