The course was a real eye-opener. DV 2.0 will bring us out of the hell of conformed dimensions and sequential loading. I am sure we will gain so much out of it.
Also I hope all classmates got convinced that waterfall and fully requirements spec till the very end is OUT.
Michael Olschminke was my trainer for three days. The course is very interactive, Michael has all the answers on real world questions / problems from the group. I recommend this training.
Very well organized training with a very good instructor on site.
Every question to the training and ongoing topics had been discussed!
The Data Vault 2.0 Boot Camp with Dan has opened my horizon a lot. I now fully understand the importance of the DV2.0 system. I am also ready to challenge our company IT to become agile in data warehousing while not losing track of enterprise vision.
Attending the Data Vault 2.0 Boot Camp allowed me to see beyond the DV 1.0 model: understanding the Methodology, the Architecture and the enhanced DV model provided me the tools to allow working in a BI-Agile fashion, what was quite difficult until now. On top of the knowledge and of the experience sharing from the trainer, the certification help me show to the market that I acquired and I’m ready to use DV 2.0 in their organizations.
Our project needed to stand up a resilent data warehouse that would provide maximum flexibility and adaptability due to the fact that the majority of our data will be sourced externally, and therefore, was both full of unknowns and would not be within our control. As the designer, I struggled with the typical warehousing solutions because of the limitations and re-engineering efforts needed whenever changes came about. I started researching Dan Linstedt's Data Vault 1.0 model, and after about a year of digging, had most of my questions/concerns addressed. The real missing piece from the DV 1.0 model was how to implement it. Data Vault 2.0 has encapsulated the implementation, architecture, and model improvements in such a way as to provide a very clear way forward. I attended the course this past October. Dan walked us through the high level aspects of DV 2.0, and then took us into the weeds to ensure we understood the 'how' and 'why' from a purely technical perspective. The class interaction was incredibly beneficial because each participant were planning on implementing platforms - from Hadoop to Teradata to Oracle (Exadata). The shared technical knowledge and experience enhanced both the lecture and course material concepts. Having the certifaction exam on the last was beneficial because the material was fresh and we didn't have to go to a certified exam center at a later date to complete the testing. The course gave me the confidence needed in the DV 2.0 framework to articulate the concepts and benefits to my government management team to secure approval to implement the Data Vault 2.0 framework as our chosen warehousing approach. Thank you, Dan!
Interesting stuff especially for DW/BI architects and the like from both customer and supplier sides of the table. The course gives solutions for issues that technical people face every day. If you are wondering why your DW/BI projects take so long and cost so much and why the developer can't "just do it", you should attend to this course and maybe find a change in your direction.
Real world success methodology and patterns for modern data warehouse development and architecture.