The State of the Data Warehouse

The buzz about Big Data and Hadoop has dominated the news. But what does that mean to the future of data warehousing? Are companies abandoning their data warehouses in favor of new technologies? And what is the impact of cloud on data warehousing?

Based on a survey of 319 individuals with responsibility for data initiatives, this report reveals key plans, challenges, and trends in data warehousing and data analytics.

Sample findings:

  • Data warehouses still critically important, but challenges remain
  • Plenty of interest in Big Data, but so far investment is limited
  • Cloud-based data warehousing desirable, especially for data in the cloud