Author: Irfan Ahmedadnan-samikhan

Modernize Your Data Architecture with a Best-Practices Approach to Dimensional Modeling

Dimensional modeling has been the foundation of effective data warehouse design for decades. Kimball’s methodology promises optimized query performance and a streamlined structure that’s easily understood by stakeholders at every level of the enterprise. Read on to find out how […]

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Data Modeling – The Backbone of Data Warehouse Design

What if you could combine data warehouse design and development in a seamless, automated process that took you from basic reporting to advanced analytics in just weeks? Well, get data modeling right, and you can build a BI architecture that’s […]

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Insider Insights on Modern Data Warehouse Development with James Serra

With the official launch of our end-to-end data warehousing solution Astera DW Builder, we’ve introduced a much faster, more agile path to designing and deploying data warehouses. But that’s just the beginning, we’re planning some major additions and updates to […]

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Legacy Data Warehouse Modernization: The Key to Future-Proof BI

Disruption is the byword for modern businesses. From transportation to retail and telecommunications traditional hierarchies are being upended across every industry. New competitors equipped with data-driven insights and customer-centric operating models are entering the picture, ready to deliver more value […]

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Discussing Data Warehousing for the Financial Services Industry with Vincent Rainardi

With the launch of Astera DW Builder just around the corner, we’ve been talking to some of the industry’s foremost thought leaders to get their take on the industry as it stands, how it is evolving, and where they see […]

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Traditional Approach vs. Metadata-Driven Data Warehousing

  From monolithic Management Information Systems to dimensionally modeled data warehouses and data lakes, we’ve seen massive changes in how organizations collect, process, store, and analyze their data over the years. Each leap forward in technology and techniques has been […]

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Discussing the Past, Present, and Future of Data Warehousing with BI Expert Paul Kellett

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Ingredients of the Metadata-Driven Data Warehouse Architecture

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Introduction to the Metadata-Driven Data Architecture

When it comes to business intelligence projects, success is measured in speed. The quicker you can get actionable insights from your analysts and decision-makers, the more likely they turn that information into value for your organization. In the world of […]

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3 Use Cases for Slowly Changing Dimensions in Astera DW Builder

Change is ever-present in every business. From an HR perspective, employees are promoted and gain new titles, while remuneration and insurance policies are rewritten with each passing year. In Marketing, product lines are renamed, merged, or launched to great fanfare. […]

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We Welcome 2021 with the Release of Astera Centerprise 8.5

Throughout 2020 we have continued to push forward and make massive improvements to the Astera Centerprise platform achieving some big milestones along the way. Updates rolled out across the year included refinements to our security and control features, several new […]

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Data Synchronization Strategies: Techniques, Patterns & Tools

It’s November 4th, and people around the world are glued to their computer screens and smartphones, waiting anxiously to find out the winner of the 2020 US presidential election. Meanwhile, interactive electoral maps set up by the likes of APNews […]

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Automate Partner Data Onboarding and Maximize Value From Your Business Network

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Tackling Pandemics in the Digital Age: How Interoperability in Healthcare Can Help Flatten the Curve

As the first truly global pandemic since the so-called Spanish Flu, COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus, 2019) has created a seismic shift in many aspects of daily life. At a state level, we have seen governments implement stronger safety nets for vulnerable […]

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Introducing Astera Centerprise’s New SAP HANA Connector

As an end-to-end data integration solution, Astera Centerprise is designed to improve efficiency across a wide variety of enterprise architectures. Key to this objective is our range of out-of-the-box connectors, which allow users to seamlessly link their dataflow pipelines to […]

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