Are the days of the data warehouse (DW) numbered? Not necessarily.
Take it from Composite Software, which established its reputation as an early champion of data virtualization (DV) software.
DV and data warehousing have had something of a rocky relationship, thanks chiefly to the way in which DV (in a former incarnation) used to be marketed.
But this past is just that: past, argues David Besemer, chief technology officer with Composite: “There's always been this tension between which data should go into the warehouse and which data should not -- and h