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How Big Data Changed Overnight

Everyone knows that a company’s greatest asset is their people and nobody doubts that knowledge is power, and that data is the driving force behind knowledge. Where most opportunities are lost is by not arming employees with the best tool, thus eliminating any possibility for each employee to maximize their potential. Arming employees with the…

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Unify Teradata, Oracle and SQL Server

Tera-Tom here! Oracle, SQL Server and Teradata have been dominating forces as databases, but each has been a disparate island of information. Until now! Nexus makes all Oracle, SQL Server and Teradata systems one giant system. Users can join tables across the different platforms and Nexus automates the entire process. Users can even move tables…

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NASDAQ Soars – Teradata Plummets

Tera-Tom here! If you think you have financial woes imagine losing $10 million dollars a day, every day for 3 consecutive years, while your peers and competitors make enormous profits during that same period? Over the past three years the NASDAQ is up 47.48%, however Teradata stock has spiraled downward by a shocking 59.88%. Over…

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The big data road less traveled

Tera-Tom here! The famous poet Robert Frost once said, “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” My company not only took the road less traveled by, but we took the road nobody else had ever traveled on! I hope your company…

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Tera-Tom Blog Posted By Microsoft

The following is a guest post by Tom “Tera-Tom” Coffing, CEO of Coffing Data Warehousing, teacher of more than 1,000 high-tech classes, author of more than 70 books, and the owner of the Nexus Chameleon. The conception of the Microsoft Azure cloud and the announcement of the Azure SQL Data Warehouse once again shows Microsoft…

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Press Release: Nexus tuned for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Title: Press Release – Nexus Chameleon Enters Cloud on Microsoft Azure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Coffing Data Warehousing. (513) 300-0341 Tom.Coffing@CoffingDW.com June 24, 2015 Middletown, Ohio: Coffing Data Warehousing announces the launch of the Nexus Chameleon for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse. Tom Coffing, CEO of Coffing Data Warehousing, today announced the general availability of…

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Nexus Enters Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Coffing Data Warehousing. (513) 300-0341 Tom.Coffing@CoffingDW.com June 22, 2015 Middletown, Ohio: Coffing Data Warehousing announces the launch of the Nexus Chameleon, a visualization, integration and query tool now available on Microsoft Azure. Tom Coffing, CEO of Coffing Data Warehousing, today announced the general availability of the Nexus Chameleon, an…

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Release of the Hounds

Tera-Tom here!  Once a hound dog starts tracking, it keeps at it, “sniffin’ and huntin’.all day long”.  Today, I am announcing the release of the Nexus Hound Dog Compression tool!  Just click on any Teradata database and the Hound Dog will bark up the right tree.  The Hound Dog won’t stop sniffing out space savings…

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Why Dinosaurs Go Extinct

Tera-Tom here!  66 million years ago an asteroid hit planet Earth and the dinosaurs were instantly doomed!  A massive extinction event followed, yet as the saying goes, there is a silver lining to every cloud.  This horrific event paved the way for a new era, where creatures called “mammals” began to rule.  This led to…

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A Chameleon vs. a Platypus

Tera-Tom here!  The Platypus is among nature’s most unlikely animals. In fact, the first scientists to examine a specimen believed they were the victims of a hoax.  That is because a Platypus has the bill of a duck, the tail of a beaver, the body of an otter and the venom of a snake. And…

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Join Teradata, Oracle and SQL Server Together

Tera-Tom here! In two weeks, I will be presenting to the executive architecture team at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. The following week, I will be presenting to one of the largest telecommunications companies, and then to one of the largest insurance companies. You don’t reach executives at this level unless…

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Got Columnar?

Tera-Tom here! If you don’t have it now, you will soon.  Why? For the same reason that sometimes you drive a car places, and other times you fly in a plane.  A car is designed for short trips and a plane for long trips.  Columnar is for short trips and rows are for longer trips. …

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I Got Fed Up, So I Decided To Change The World

Tera-Tom here!  I am on the forefront of making computer history.  Doing something that nobody else has ever done in the most complex business in the world is beyond gratifying.  It is the ultimate lifetime achievement award.  In some ways it is comparable to Alexander Graham Bell making the telephone, Henry Ford inventing the Model…

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Teradata Basics Certification

Tera-Tom here!  You can now begin your Teradata V14 certification journey with the confidence that, if you study, you will pass.  I am releasing my first book for Teradata V14 Basics Certification today.  I will release a new certification book each month until you are a Teradata Certified Master.  The only place you can buy…

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The Need For Speed

Tera-Tom here! Some say it can’t be done, and maybe that is why so few have tried. I know it can because we’ve already done it. We are now moving data from different vendors directly to Teradata using the TPT utilities. We are calling this amazing accomplishment Lite Speed and Warp Speed! Lite Speed will…

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10 Tera-Tom Books in Top 500 Worldwide

Tera-Tom here!  Pinch me, I must be dreaming.  Shut the front door!  According to Safari, there were 10 Tera-Tom books in the top 500 books for worldwide sales in July.  We had 8 books in the top 500 in June, and we did not expect to ever break that record.   Eight of the books…

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Software You Buy Now

Tera-Tom here!  There is software you get rid of, software you keep, and software you buy right now.  Software that only works on one vendor’s platform is obsolete in today’s multi-vendor environment, so get rid of it.  If you have software that the users love, then keep it.  If you want software that is the…

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Ultimate Advantage: Cross-System Joins

Tera-Tom here!  What weapon was deemed so powerful by the experts of the day that it was thought to end all war because it gave such an advantage to whomever possessed it?  It was the crossbow!  What weapon of today is thought to be so powerful that it will give an unfair advantage to any…

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The Garden of Analysis

Tera-Tom here! The Garden of Analysis is a paradise for business users after they receive an answer set. By merely dragging and dropping answer set columns to simple templates, the business user can analyze and build hundreds of reports without ever leaving their desktop.   Victor Hugo once said, “An invasion of Armies can be…

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Tera-Tom Breaks New Record in Book Sales

Tera-Tom here!  According to Safari, the top online eBook site in the world, eight books from the Tera-Tom series are in the top 500 books viewed worldwide for the month of July.  Six of the books are Teradata, but two of them are Netezza books.  The books entitled, “The Brilliance of Netezza” and “Netezza SQL”…

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