The Smart Data Blog

What Is a Data Mart?

Posted by Kirk Newell on Nov 25, 2016 2:13:40 PM

A data mart is a simple form of a data warehouse that is focused on a single subject or functional area. It draws data from a limited number of sources such as sales, finance or marketing, and is often created and controlled by a single department within an organization. Like data warehouses, data marts implement the characteristics of governed, non-volatile, and integrated data, although the static model known to be the “truth” at the time is of a smaller scope than the enterprise scope used in a data warehouse.

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Topics: Data Management, Big Data, Smart Data Lake, Data Warehouse, Data Mart

Data Warehouse vs Data Lake: Understanding the Evolution

Posted by Sean Martin on May 10, 2016 3:00:00 PM

The times they are a-changing – and changing quickly – in enterprise data management.

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Topics: Data Lake, Smart Data Lake, Data Warehouse