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October 2021


Kimball vs Inmon: Which approach should you choose when designing your data warehouse architecture?

Data warehouses are the central data repository that allows Enterprises to consolidate data, automate data operations, and use the central repository to support all reporting, business intelligence (BI), analytics, and decision-making throughout the enterprise. But designing a data warehouse architecture can be quite challenging.


How to defend against Ransomware, the threat that holds your data and business hostage

With contributions by Anwar Haq and George Alifragis Ransomware has grown to become a significant threat to organizations today, no matter the size or industry. Cybercriminals are exploiting vulnerabilities in small businesses and enterprises alike, creating short-term and long-term damage that can impact everything from your employees’ productivity to your relationship with customers.


High Availability (Multi-AZ) for CDP Operational Database

CDP Operational Database (COD) is an autonomous transactional database powered by Apache HBase and Apache Phoenix. It is one of the main Data Services that runs on Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Public Cloud. You can access COD right from your CDP console. With COD, application developers can now leverage the power of HBase and Phoenix without the overheads that are often related to deployment and management.


Special Broadcasting Service (SBS): Knowing and serving audiences better through data integration

SBS is Australia’s most diverse broadcaster, offering a multi-platform portfolio of TV, radio, and digital services. The company’s data is also diverse and multi-platform, and SBS understands its data is a key element in contributing to improving viewership, customer satisfaction, and loyalty. But what’s the key to using data more effectively? How do you bring together dozens of data sources into a single, central data platform?


These Are the Top 5 Snowflake Database Features for Salesforce Users Everywhere

Confusingly, there are multiple Snowflakes in data management. A Snowflake database refers to a database (called a data warehouse) that integrates data from one or more sources for analytical purposes. Snowflake is the company that powers that database as a Software as a Service (SaaS). For this article, we're going to focus on the Snowflake database (sometimes stylized as SNOWFLAKE) and explain the features that best serve Salesforce users.


What Is Data Integrity and Why Is It Important?

Your organization’s data is the source of opportunity for your innovation. However, 25 percent of executives surveyed by KPMG either distrust or have limited trust in their data. Without integrity, the information is essentially useless. So exactly what is data integrity? Let’s take a dive deeper into this topic and discuss why it is important for your organization.


Quickly, easily and affordably back up your data with BigQuery table snapshots

Mistakes are part of human nature. Who hasn’t left their car unlocked or accidentally hit “reply all” on an email intended to be private? But making mistakes in your enterprise data warehouse, such as accidentally deleting or modifying data, can have a major impact on your business.


SOC2 Certification

Speedscale Inc. has achieved SOC 2 Type I compliance in accordance with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards for SOC for Service Organizations also known as SSAE 18. Achieving this standard with an unqualified opinion serves as third-party industry validation that Speedscale Inc. provides enterprise-level security for customer’s data secured in the Speedscale Inc. System. Speedscale Inc.