The Data Warehouse Lives On

Finally, we can move beyond the ancient conflict between data warehouse and data lake! It’s no longer one vs. the other but, rather, how these two concepts can now work together as a modern data warehouse… for the benefit of both business and IT. This white paper shows how. 

After a brief review of how data dominates modern business, the meaning and common usage of the two terms data warehouse and data lake—are explained. Then follows a simple architectural model showing how the two are related to and complement one another in today’s data-rich environment. This clearly demonstrates the power of envisaging a collaborative union of traditional and new approaches.