Enjoying the Journey of Learning

Joy of Knowing and the Joy of Learning Real talk. Keepin’ it hunnit. This is something that I’ve wanted to write about since coming to college because I know just how relevant it can be. Although it’s been something that I have struggled with for many years now, it’s something that I think is the…

A Data Lake? They’re Getting Bigger!!!

Data Warehouse Down, Data Lake Up Next! As soon as I thought we were done, I hear of data lakes. Oh woe is data… I thought everything was good, I had wrapped up my series on data warehouses and I was slowly working on topics more foundational and basic to my knowledge so far. I…

B2B – Digital Signatures and Certificates

Understanding Digital Signatures and Certificates The second Back2Basics post, this time covering how the CIA triad is applied and what comes of it. We know of the CIA triad when it comes to security, but there are additional things that must take place to ensure that the documents came from the correct person as well….

Mobile Health Security – An Impending Threat

Mobile Health Platform Vulnerabilities? Still? After everything, after all of those attacks, and news outlets about data breaches. All the doodads about the need to strengthen organizational security and training users to be more educated and aware about attack vectors on computers and what not, the ball was still dropped when it came to mobile…

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure? What is it?

Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure! The Fork Between a Local and a Cloud Place. Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure is when your local infrastructure and your cloud infrastructure create a seamless network. As an administrator you no longer view cloud and local as unique infrastructure, but rather as a single network map. AWS, MS Azure and VMware offer solutions…

D’WuhBeeAye – Business Intel in Healthcare

Business Intelligence in Healthcare, how does it work? I believe that healthcare business intel is the answer that many hospitals should be striving to develop not only because of the efficiency that it can bring about, but it can also be used to help both the patients as well as the providers that suffer at…

D’WuhBeeAye – Warehouse Models in Healthcare

Different Models in Healthcare (data warehouse ones at that! hehe) So, we’ve taken a few weeks looking into data warehouse and what it consists of, let’s finish out with the different kinds of data warehouse models that there are! One of the first concepts to understand that these models differ primarily with how data is…

D’WuhBeeAye – Data Warehouses in Healthcare!

How Data Warehouses Can Benefit Healthcare! So we’ve learned about data warehouses and business intelligence, here’s how it can connect with healthcare! Healthcare has been rapidly evolving ever since HITECH was pushed into the open. But with meaningful use driving healthcare and the transition into the utilization of more and more technology, data warehousing was…

D’WuhBeeAye – Analytic Tools

Analytic Tools for Data Warehousing! Now that you got the data warehouse schema set up! Now for the to(ols)ys! There are many kinds of analytic tools that you can use in your organization with your data warehouse, so instead of listing them out, I’m just going to discuss the overview on certain tools on why…

D’WuhBeeAye – Dimensional Databasing!

The Dimensional Data Model! Starting from the ground up! So let’s take some time to analyze one of the most common methods in data warehousing, using the dimensional data model as its foundation! In most relational databases, the primary concept is to relate a row of information and values to a column of metrics, a…