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David Birmingham
Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions

David Birmingham is the senior principle consultant for Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions. David has been solving large-scale problems with PureData Analytics/Netezza Technology since 2006 and is the author of Netezza Underground and Netezza Transformation (Amazon.com), voice talent for Underground Monologues on Amazon MP3 Audio and author of the IBM DeveloperWorks Netezza Underground Blog, a featured Best-Practice speaker at Enzee Universe, the Virtual Enzee forum and generally assists dragonslayers throughout the realm.

Why appliance power matters in data warehousing

Why appliance power matters in data warehousing

December 28, 2015 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Dealing with slow technology is a major concern for anyone who needs quick access to analytic insights. For this reason, it’s vital to have a data warehouse appliance with sufficient speed that allows all users to make the most of its analytic power.
Context is key to deriving analytic value with Hadoop

Context is key to deriving analytic value with Hadoop

July 15, 2015 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Big data without context is pretty much useless, especially when that context can fluctuate so widely—which is why the role of Hadoop in creating accurate analytics is crucial for deriving value from big data.

What Is a Data Warehouse After All?

Enterprises can capitalize on adaptive architectures for data warehousing as living operational environments

February 27, 2015 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Enterprises can capitalize on adaptive architectures for data warehousing as living operational environments

Rising Heroically to the Scalability Challenge

Can commodity tools step up to the big leagues of big data analytics?

December 7, 2014 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Can commodity tools step up to the big leagues of big data analytics?

The Agony and Ecstasy of Scalable Disaster Recovery

Deploy PureData for Analytics, powered by Netezza technology, to set up scalable disaster recovery

October 12, 2014 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Deploy PureData for Analytics, powered by Netezza technology, to set up scalable disaster recovery

The Joy of Continuous Models for Streaming Data

Set up scalable, on-demand data processing in PureData for Analytics powered by Netezza

June 27, 2014 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Set up scalable, on-demand data processing in PureData for Analytics powered by Netezza

Embrace the Change: Part 2

How IBM Netezza technology removes the intimidation of artificial constraints

April 18, 2014 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
How IBM Netezza technology removes the intimidation of artificial constraints

Embrace the Change: Part 1

When deploying IBM Netezza technology, don’t just shift gears; change the playing field

April 11, 2014 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
When deploying IBM Netezza technology, don’t just shift gears; change the playing field

Stress Relief: Part 2

Exploit the simple-by-design characteristics of Netezza technology to avoid the slowdown of system stress

October 4, 2013 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Exploit the simple-by-design characteristics of Netezza technology to avoid the slowdown of system stress

Stress Relief: Part 1

Alleviate the perfect storm of system stress by optimizing <br>Netezza data warehouses

September 27, 2013 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
Alleviate the perfect storm of system stress by optimizing Netezza data warehouses

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