3. AgileBI Things: Automated Testing Goals, Data Warehouse Test Checklist, Business Rule Game

3. AgileBI Things: Automated Testing Goals, Data Warehouse Test Checklist, Business Rule Game

Google Analytics Part 1: 3 terms that confused me and what they mean

Google Analytics Part 1: 3 terms that confused me and what they mean

3. AgileBI Things: Big Model Upfront, Data Warehouse Project Failures, Guestimates

3. AgileBI Things: Big Model Upfront, Data Warehouse Project Failures, Guestimates

3. AgileBI Things – Data Lakes vs Data Warehouses, Change Management in an Agile approach, So you wanna be a Scrum Master

3. AgileBI Things – Data Lakes vs Data Warehouses, Change Management in an Agile approach, So you wanna be a Scrum Master

3. AgileBI Things – T-Skills and the death of the BA (or a massive change anyway), Agile Uprising, BICC is Dead?

3. AgileBI Things – T-Skills and the death of the BA (or a massive change anyway), Agile Uprising, BICC is Dead?

How to Install MongoDB with AWS EC2

How to Install MongoDB with AWS EC2

Here at OptimalBI, we’ve recently switched from using DynamoDB to MongoDB. However, we still use Amazon’s EC2 service to manage our servers. Because MongoDB isn’t an Amazon Web Service like DynamoDB is, installing Mongo on one of these servers isn’t the most obvious...

App Config on AWS: Files, and DynamoDB

App Config on AWS: Files, and DynamoDB

When we deploy and run applications on AWS (or anywhere really) most times we need to configure that application so that it can find the other services and applications it needs to run correctly. Today I will look at a the simple way of using config files deployed to...

Qlik Basics: Filters

Once you get going with Qlik Sense you will quickly end up with many visualizations across multiple pages, displaying connected data. To avoid redundant effort for the user, Qlik has implemented persistent filters. This means when you apply a filter anywhere in your...

Storing Time Series with InfluxDB

Storing Time Series with InfluxDB

  Capturing and storing data of one thing changing over time is called time series data. When we capture time series data we are more interested in trends and change than the current state of a 'thing'. Storing and querying this type of data can present...

Qlik Basics: Stories

There are  two major components when it comes to Qlik; Finding insights, and sharing insights. In this Qlik Basics blog, we I will talk about the latter and how easy it is with Qlik Sense Enterprise. For sharing insights, Qlik has stories. Stories allow users to...

Moving WordPress Media to AWS S3

  There are a few reasons you may want to move your WordPress media to AWS S3 storage. You may have a huge amount of media, you may want to share media between multiple WordPress installs, or, like me, you may have increased the image file size limit from the...