Shane on November 2nd, 2006

This excellent piece in DMReview deliberates on some criteria for selecting (or justifying) an ETL tool. We are struggling with this right now. Our shop uses a combination of Informatica and SQL Server DTS for our ETL jobs. With Oracle Warehouse Builder 10gR2 and SQL Server Integration Services both released as viable alternatives, we need [...]

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Shane on June 27th, 2006

I got a question about PowerExchange throughput the other day. When we were first evaluating PowerExchange as a solution, this was a primary concern of ours. We devoted hundreds of hours designing, implementing, and refining a good test of our throughput. In the end, we over-tested. The throughputs that we dealt with in the test [...]

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