The Snowflake data cloud offers powerful data warehousing, analytics, and processing tools. The platform can handle many data workloads on one platform, helping organizations turn data into actionable insight across teams, departments, and regions. Snowflake’s architecture is also unique. Compute and storage are completely independent and both are highly elastic. Yet, Snowflake's per-second billing and highly elastic compute model demand frequent usage and cost monitoring.
The 2022 Australian Open men’s singles final between Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev was epic! I watched it in Australia, which meant I was up until 2 a.m. on a Sunday night. Monday morning’s dog walk was sub-joyful. Medvedev seemed unplayable, taking the first two sets comfortably. But Nadal is a legend for a reason. Point by point, he overran his rival to make history.
The FinTech revolution is truly transforming the way that we manage our money, bringing new online banks, new models for insurance provision, new ways to access loans, and much more. It rests on a number of pillars, but one of the most important is that of big data.
Nowadays, easy access to data is table-stakes for high-performing companies. Easy access doesn't come for free, though: it requires investment and a careful selection of tools. For young companies like us, the question is how much? And when do you make that investment? Having grown to ten people, several without engineering backgrounds but with strong data needs, we decided 2022 was going to be that time.
Microsoft BI is a powerful game-changer for business intelligence solutions that are widely used for data analysis and reporting. It is a unified self-service that delivers a great depth of data insights by combining interactive data visualizations with intuitive user experience. Whether you are a business enthusiast or an owner who likes to keep a tab on all things in a single dashboard, Power BI allows you to visualize and analyze your data dynamics like never.
Today, data is a bit of an esoteric concept. Data is contextual and you need to understand the data that’s important to you. For instance, cost data. Cost insight has given companies the ability to make informed engineering, product, and business decisions like rearchitecting software or pricing your product for higher profitability. However, to do this optimally, you’ll need to establish the right systems and practices. This is where business intelligence (BI) tools come in.