September 28, 2020

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by: Renee Miller

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Categories: AWS, Databases, Redshift, Snowflake, Tips

Are you considering a cloud-native data warehouse? Our experts debate the differences between Snowflake, Redshift, and BigQuery. Prefer to listen? Watch the Stump The Experts webinar on our Youtube channel. We are new to cloud data warehousing. We are considering Snowflake, Redshift, and BigQuery. What are some things to consider? Neal Achord Red Pill Consultant [...]
COVID-19 has created an anxiety-ridden week. With the chaos of preparing to quarantine over (hopefully), what’s next? If you’re looking for a way to be productive at home, we have an answer - we’ve taken our canceled and postponed live events and converted them to online educational opportunities. With a worldwide pandemic at our heels, [...]

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. […]

September 14, 2017

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by: pete.scott

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Categories: Oracle 12c, SQL, Tips

When I start a new ETL project I often find it useful to have some idea how the source tables relate to each other. If I’m lucky there is documentation to guide me or even a diagram showing me how the tables link up (I do dream a lot). Of course, I could pull the […]

June 25, 2017

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by: emily.carlsen

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Categories: Analytics, Events, Tips

Editors Note: This year, Red Pill Analytics is the Analytics Sponsor at ODTUG Kscope17. Our company motto is #challengeeverything – so we knew we wanted to do something different and unexpected while at the conference. What we eventually landed on was creating Analytics Stations using IoT technologies to show how an old school object, like […]

June 23, 2017

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by: emily.carlsen

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Categories: Events, Tips

Editors Note: This year, Red Pill Analytics is the Analytics Sponsor at ODTUG Kscope17. Our company motto is #challengeeverything – so we knew we wanted to do something different and unexpected while at the conference. What we eventually landed on was creating Analytics Stations using IoT technologies to show how an old school object, like […]

March 31, 2017

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by: Phil Goerdt

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Categories: Exalytics, OBIEE, Oracle 12c, Tips

Red Pill Analytics recently performed the installation of OBIEE 12c on an Exalytics machine for one of our customers. There is no option to use the Domain Management Utility for installing OBIEE 12c… that’s still only capable of installing OBIEE 11g. Therefore OBIEE 12c is a manual install on Exalytics, but it’s very similar to installing OBIEE […]