Cloudera

Building a Hadoop Data Warehouse

Hadoop 101 for Enterprise Data Warehouse Professionals

Online Webinar | April 2, 2014 | 10AM PT / 1PM ET


Dr. Ralph Kimball will describe how Apache Hadoop complements and integrates effectively with the existing enterprise data warehouse. The Hadoop environment's revolutionary architectural advantages open the door to more data and more kinds of data than are possible to analyze with conventional RDBMSs, and additionally offer a whole series of new forms of integrated analysis.

Dr. Kimball will explain how Hadoop can be both:

  • A destination data warehouse, and also
  • An efficient staging and ETL source for an existing data warehouse
You will also learn how enterprise conformed dimensions can be used as the basis for integrating Hadoop and conventional data warehouses.

Complimentary Chapter

The Data Warehouse Toolkit, 3rd Edition: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling
Chapter 21: Big Data Analytics

Ralph Kimball and Margy Ross co-authored the third edition of Ralph’s classic guide to dimensional modeling. It provides a complete collection of modeling techniques, beginning with fundamentals and gradually progressing through increasingly complex real-world case studies.

Speakers


Dr. Ralph Kimball – Founder, The Kimball Group


Since the mid-1980s, Ralph has been the DW/BI industry’s thought leader on the dimensional approach and trained more than 20,000 students. Prior to working at Metaphor and founding Red Brick Systems, Ralph co-invented the first commercially-available workstation with a graphical user interface at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Ralph has his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.


Matt Brandwein - Director of Product Marketing at Cloudera


Matt Brandwein is Director of Product Marketing at Cloudera. Prior to Cloudera, he delivered enterprise search, business intelligence, and data discovery products at Endeca and Oracle. Matt holds degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.




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