Tables and Views

I was involved in some analysis this week that really taught me the best practices in tables, views and access. We had a new end user application that wanted to create a view to get access to a table of data (in this case all of the table).  In the process of figuring out the bes

CoffeeCAST – #34 – Magic In the Air

Welcome to the 34th CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X.  Boo Scary, it is Halloween and along comes with it a bit of Magic in the air.  Today I grabbed Graham as he has been pretty jazzed since finally getting to see the Gartner Magic Quadrant and I wanted to talk a bit abou

CoffeeCAST – #32 – Talking Data Warehousing and Integration

Welcome to the 32nd CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X.  Well welcome back.  Today I have captured Graham for another fun discussion on Data Warehousing and Integration.  So I am just finishing a great Starbucks Grande Bold and hope you have found a good coffee yourself for

CoffeeCAST – #23 – Working Data Store and ETL

Welcome to the 23rd CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X.  Well it has been a challenging summer trying to keep this fresh with people on holidays and a marketplace that seems to be heating up. I grabbed Graham Boundy of Project X to join me in today’s CoffeeCAST where o

Reference Architecture – Part 4 – IBM Information Services

In our series on reference architecture from last week I now turn my attention to what I know of IBM‘s which is less than the first two.  At the Think Big conference Dr. Bill O’Connell, Distinguished Engineer, Business Intelligence CTO, IBM Corporation did a spotlight