October 16, 2019

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by: Travis Brannan

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Categories: Code, Data, Redshift

The easy way Before I learned how to load only the columns I needed from DynamoDB into Redshift, I created an entire glue job to load a single table. I’d like to prevent you from making the same mistake. But to understand how much easier the easy way is, you will first need to understand how [...]

April 18, 2019

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by: Craig Coulter

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Categories: Cloud, Code, Oracle, Oracle Cloud, Snowflake, Snowflake Computing

In this series, we are showcasing a fictitious midsize brokerage company moving their technical environment to the cloud. We have established previously, the company is experiencing contention issues, at both the user and hardware level. We will talk about the Oracle BI migration in a future blog; but first, we have to get the data [...]

June 27, 2018

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by: emily.carlsen

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Categories: Code, CSS, Data, Google, HTML

Google Data Studio (https://datastudio.google.com/) is a pretty powerful and yet easy to get started with tool to visualize data from a variety of sources (everything from CSV files, to large scale databases). And it lends itself to presenting those graphs in other places on the web and thankfully there is an embed option using the […]

March 28, 2018

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by: emily.carlsen

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Categories: Code, Javascript

GitHub Repo: https://github.com/emilyplusplus/js-keylogger-data-viz   I wanted to come up with an interesting data analytics blog post and I started looking for data cause well… garbage in, garbage out. I wanted to start with a good solid base of semi-interesting data so I could make some cool visualizations and play with some JavaScript based charting libraries (specifically Chart.js). […]

November 7, 2017

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by: Michelle Kolbe

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Categories: Code, Javascript

This post is part 2 of 4 about using the Baseline Validation Tool (BVT) with Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE). Post 1 with an intro to BVT, can be found here. Obtain the BVT tool Download the latest version of BVT from Oracle. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/bi/downloads/bi-bvt-download-3587672.html Unzip the download into a directory on your computer. To save yourself typing later on, […]

June 24, 2016

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by: Michelle Kolbe

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Categories: Code, Data Science, R, Twitter

This is a topic that I was teaching about last night in my Digital Analytics class at the University of Utah and instead of only sharing what I found with my students, I thought I’d share here in the blogosphere. What I’ve found was yes it’s easy to pull Twitter posts into R for analysis! […]