Set up your own Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing/Reporting solution on the cheap

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Overview When I first started working in Business Intelligence around 15 years ago, solutions were incredibly expensive, and that was before you even spent a dime on the effort to build it out. Software licenses were ridiculously expensive, and you often had to buy licenses for multiple environments. Here’s a taste of what software you’d need to buy: Server operating … Read More

Easy Database Version Control (a.k.a. migrations) with Flyway

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Managing database schemas across multiple environments can be a chore if you don’t have a schema management tool (sometimes referred to as database migrations, but not to be confused with data migrations) in place. I first became familiar with the notion of database migrations with Ruby on Rails. Rails Active Record uses its own domain-specific-language (DSL) so you don’t have … Read More