Seven Considerations When Building a Data Warehouse Environment in the Cloud

Seven Considerations when building a Data Warehouse in the Cloud

Since 2013, the number of companies using the cloud for data warehousing or BI has increased by nearly 50%, according to a recent survey by Eckerson Group and the Business Application Research Center (BARC). While the cloud is attractive for many reasons including infinite scalability and elasticity, BI teams must address significant issues before taking the plunge.

This checklist report, authored by The Eckerson Group, examines seven challenges that organizations need to consider before implementing a cloud data warehouse, and is designed to help IT teams identify the key questions to ask before implementation, on topics including design and development, hybrid options, data delivery, pricing and more.