Here’s a list of links to the Big Data vendor websites. The Cornerstone Solution® methods are vendor agnostic. Several of the vendors below offer free analytical and data integration (ETL) software. You can combine the software with the Cornerstone Solution® to get powerful and cost effective data solutions.
Ralph Kimball has published a new design tip at the kimballgroup.com discussing Big Data and ETL, Modeling & BI. You can read the article here.
If your Business Intelligence initiative or program is struggling it may be because you do not have effective BI Solution Architecture in place. BI Solution Architecture involves far more than just understanding a technology product stack. As its name suggests it is by nature a solution and it encompasses Business, Information, Application, Infrastructure, Data, Integration, and Service Architectures.
In this new video I show you how to design Business Intelligence Solution Architecture that will make your SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence initiatives successful. I use SAP BusinessObjects as my example but the concepts are actually vendor agnostic so you can use the ideas with numerous BI and data technologies.