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Writing Short Blog Posts is Difficult and That's OK.

Finding the optimal length of a blog post is tricky, and depends on your subject matter, your audience, and the purpose of your publication. I’ve turned up a few solid recommendations for targeting Social media, organic search, and reader engagement with different formats.

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The Agile Data Warehouse on Amazon Redshift

Redshift is a great OLAP database environment, though its limitations may surprise you. Many of its benefits are derived from its simplicity, belied by these limitations. Provided these techniques and design considerations can be applied, Redshift offers the flexibility needed for growing, evolving organizations to leverage their data at massive scale. Overcoming these limitations requires a tooling ecosystem surrounding Redshift, whereas Redshift must be respected for the simple, efficient, and yet robustly queriable datastore that it is.

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A blog of transformation toward agility in Strategy, Business Intelligence, Product Development, Infrastructure and Engineering; through DevOps and Lean principles, Entrepreneurial thinking and the will to innovate. Some technical discussion involved, in regard to specific technologies, workflows, databases, tools, and the market and organizational context in which they can be best applied.