High Performance Commercial Computing in 2015 makes the case for building or buying high performance business software. We make the case by first suggesting in Part 1 how high performance software might positively impact your business. Then, in Part 2, we discuss the high performance commercial software available today and the hardware requirements to make…

In the first post of this series (here) I suggested that Hadoop could be effectively used as the platform for staging. Figure 2 describes the result. In this post I will extend the architecture by adding a data federation feature and turning the entire picture into a logical data warehouse… and then we’ll consider the…

In this series I will present a perspective on how the classic EDW architecture is changing under the influence of new technologies, new requirements, and new economics. Part 1 will show the first of three architectural changes by introducing a data lake into the picture… in Part 2 we’ll extend the picture by adding a…