Top 5 IOT Device Types

Top 5 IOT Edge Device Types The number of IOT Devices is growing every day. Its seems like everyone is offering a “connected device” and App. These devices range from interesting, inventive and innovative to strange [ maybe for now ]. The following is my Top 5 IOT Edge Device types. This is for the year 2016.  Next[…]

Data Quality, Top 5 Don’ts!

Data Quality Things to avoid in your data quality efforts Data Quality – There are many definitions of data quality but data are generally considered high quality if “they are fit for their intended uses in operations, decision making and planning.” Talk about an arbitrary definition.  I have this conversation allot with new customers. It boils[…]

Advanced Analytics on the Edge

Advanced Edge Analytics with Javascript, MongoDB… Edge analytics is an approach to data collection and analysis in which an automated analytical computation is performed on data at a sensor, network switch or other device instead of waiting for the data to be sent back to a centralized data store. Edge Analytics is a term normally[…]

AWS DW, Aggregations, Default Filters – IIIB

Aggregations, Filters – AWS Data Warehouse, Part III-A The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite sure what should[…]

AWS DW, Data Sets, Data Model – IIIA

  Data Sets, Data Model – AWS Data Warehouse, Part III-A The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite[…]

Considerations, AWS Data Warehouse, Part I

Considerations – AWS Data Warehouse, Part I The following post is a list of considerations when developing an AWS Data Warehouse solution.  Use it as a good starting point for discussions with architects, project management and stake-holders. There are many times when starting a new data warehouse project and you’re not quite sure what should[…]

AWS Architecture – Top 5 Best Practices [Diagraming]

Cloud Architecture Diagram Development There is more to Architecture than creating pictures. You need to understand the goals of the system, the components and how every thing fits together. However, The best place to start is a great architectural diagram. We use diagrams to visualize a database design (ERD). We use them to understand a[…]