January 24, 2019

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by: Mike Fuller

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Categories: Data, Snowflake, Snowflake Computing, StreamSets, Uncategorized

How to use the Snowflake Data Warehouse destination in StreamSets Data Collector to replicate an OLTP database StreamSets Data Collector offers incredible flexibility while creating data integration pipelines by allowing developers to either create a custom stage (an origin, processor, executor, or destination) completely from scratch, tailor a universal stage to a specific requirement, or use [...]

December 10, 2018

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by: Mike Fuller

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Categories: Analytics, Data, OBIEE, Snowflake

How to dynamically set a Snowflake virtual warehouse Congratulations! You just configured Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) to connect to your freshly loaded Snowflake Data Warehouseinstance and you’re feeling pretty good. Maybe your OBIEE dashboards are finally meeting SLAs, you’re not sitting with a DBA trying to tune SQL statements, your data is finally all in one [...]

November 12, 2018

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by: Mike Fuller

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Categories: AWS, Snowflake, Snowflake Computing

Serverless computing is here to stay, and while the term “serverless” is a bit of a misnomer, the concept offers many benefits. Most notably, serverless computing allows developers to focus on writing code and not concern themselves with provisioning, configuring, or maintaining servers. One such example of serverless computing is AWS Lambda. Although there are [...]

October 11, 2017

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by: Mike Fuller

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Categories: Red Pill Analytics' Tips, Snowflake, Tips

Snowflake Data Warehouse release 2.11 (September 7, 2017) included the addition of an OVERWRITE parameter for the INSERT command. INSERT OVERWRITE effectively consolidates two commands, TRUNCATE TABLE and INSERT, into one. INSERT OVERWRITE also deletes the file load history and retains access control privileges on the target table; both of which are not insignificant details. […]

June 12, 2017

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by: Renee Miller

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Categories: Big Data, Cloud, Events, Snowflake

Did you miss Phil Goerdt and Mike Fuller‘s presentation about Cloud computing and storing data at MinneAnalytics #BIgDataTech last week? Let us share their presentation with you! Download it here! Cloud computing has changed how organizations use, access and store their data. While these paradigms have shifted, the traditional way of thinking about databases and data warehouses remain steadfast in […]

September 30, 2016

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by: pete.scott

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Categories: Big Data, ODI, Snowflake

One of the features of Oracle Data Integrator that sets it apart from other data integration tools is the use of Knowledge Modules to define how parts of the data integration process occur. The developer creates a data load mapping from sources, joins, filters and targets (and in ODI 12 even more components are available). […]

September 29, 2016

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by: Mike Fuller

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Categories: OBIEE, Snowflake, SQL

Employees at the Minneapolis Red Pill Analytics office recently had the luxury of sitting with Snowflake’s Steve Herskovitz for some on-site education. Among other things, one of my key takeaways from the exercise was how simple it is to query JSON data in the Snowflake Data Warehouse. The syntax is straightforward and makes the process […]