Are we living in a world of hyperbole when statements such as “the data warehouse is dead” are thrown around? Or are we experiencing the rebirth of a modern data warehouse? – asks Simon Field, CTO UK, Snowflake?
Many have been left tired and scarred by clunky and capacity-constrained legacy data warehouses. Traditional, on premises systems have delayed access to data at a time when the world is becoming more data-driven and analytical speed is seen as a necessity to stay relevant and competitive. Beyond inefficient delays, legacy systems have also racked up significant operational and maintenance costs, resulting in