Tables Better Data Handling
A data table is a range of cells that shows how changing one or two variables in your formulas will affect the results of those formulas. Data tables provide a ..
The right tools for (structured) BIG DATA handling
Let’s use Point of Sale data as an example as POS data can easily generates more data-volume than the ERP system. The data is simple and easily organized in conventional relational database tables – you have a number of “facts” (sales-revenue, sales-units, inventory, etc.) defined by product, store and day going back a few years and then some additional information about products, stores and time stored in master (“dimension”) tables,
The problem is that you have thousands of stores, thousands of products and hundreds (if not thousands) of days – this can very quickly feel like “big data”. Use the right tools and my rough benchmarks suggests you can not only handle the data but see a huge increase in speed.