May 26, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 6: Performance Optimization

This is the sixth blog in my blog series, The Semantics of the Semantic Layer, where I discuss the seven core capabilities of a semantic layer. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the autonomous performance optimization capabilities that…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 24, 2022

Actionable Insights for Improved Business Results

The data economy is increasingly embraced worldwide in every industry. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), by 2025 it is estimated that 463 exabytes of data will be created each day worldwide – that is the equivalent of 200…

Posted by: Prashanth Southekal, PhD, MBA

May 17, 2022

The softer side of enterprise analytics: Culture, Org Design, Process Management

Many companies pursuing a path to data-driven decision-making  – accelerated through data democratization – struggle with how to define and support the core people, roles, and competencies involved with data (data creators, enablers, and consumers).  In many cases, the path…

Posted by: Brian Prascak

May 12, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 4: Data Preparation

This is the fourth blog in my blog series, The Semantics of the Semantic Layer, where I describe the seven core capabilities of a semantic layer. In this blog, I will dive deeper into the virtualized data preparation that makes…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 10, 2022

Accelerate Data Science and AutoML with a Semantic Layer

At AtScale, we love talking to data and analytics technologists and hearing their stories. We recently hosted a tech talk (presentation and demo) with Ben Taylor, Chief AI Evangelist at DataRobot, about how AtScale and DataRobot can help align AI…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

May 3, 2022

Performant Power BI Analysis on Snowflake with AtScale

We've learned a lot working together with top technologists & strategists like Arun Ulag for Power BI (the leading BI tool) and Michael Gregory & Simon Field for Snowflake (the most popular data warehouse).  In this blog post, we’ll recap…

Posted by: Daniel Gray

April 28, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer Part 2: Data for Everyone

In my first blog of this series, The Semantics of the Semantic Layer, I laid out the seven core capabilities of a semantic layer. In this blog, I will dive deeper into how a semantic layer connects data to people,…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

April 26, 2022

How to Scale SSAS-Style Analytics with Databricks + AtScale

As organizations become more data-centric, companies are bringing in data from more sources and storing more volume. That's only added more fuel to the ongoing data cloud 'platform wars', particularly with Databricks and Snowflake.  With some exciting benchmark results recently…

Posted by: Dave Mariani