The End of ETL As We Know It

If you’re as sick of this three-letter phrase as I am, you’ll be happy to know there is a way around it. If you work in data in 2021, the acronym ETL is everywhere. Ask certain people what they do, and their whole response will be “ETL.” On LinkedIn, there are thousands of people with the title ETL Developer. It can be a noun, verb, adjective, and even a preposition. (Yes,

Implementing a Member Recognition Program At Equinox

Every day across the 100 (and counting!) Equinox Fitness locations our members perform hundreds of thousands of user events, including facilities check-ins and participation in Personal Training, Pilates and Group Fitness classes. We love when they enjoy our facilities and services, getting one step closer to reaching their fitness goals.

Scaling AWS Redshift Concurrency with Postgres

On the surface, it would appear there is not much similar between Redshift—AWS’s cloud data warehouse service launched in 2012—and Postgres—one of the most popular open source databases first introduced in 1989. One is optimized for analytic workloads (Redshift); the other performs better when requests come as frequent, small transactions (Postgres). One is proprietary, one is open-source. One has a vertical data storage model, the other horizontal…