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

April 21, 2022

The Semantics of the Semantic Layer

I co-founded AtScale to focus on the challenges of supporting a large number of data analysts working on disparate sets of data managed in a massive lake. We borrowed the term “semantic layer” from the folks at Business Objects who…

Posted by: Dave Mariani

April 19, 2022

Combining Data Integration Styles for Improved Data Accessibility

There are six key areas for effectively consuming data for business insights: data, access, model, analyze, consume, and insights. For organizations looking to advance in each of these areas, AtScale’s Data and Analytics Maturity Model Workshop explains how teams can…

Posted by: Dave Mariani