Amazon Redshift - Review and First Impressions

As an AWS Premier partner, and the only partner with expertise in columnar databases in the cloud, Full360 was given earliest preview access to Amazon Redshift, the new cloud-based columnar data warehouse offering which was announced at the Re:Invent conference in November. Here are some of my initial impressions and experiences working with it over the past month.


Hyperion Planning in the Cloud Test Drive Lab Step-by-Step Directions

In this lab we will take a high level look at the following sections of Hyperion Planning:

  • Hyperion Planning Workspace
  • Revenue Drivers (RD)
  • Workforce Planning Employee Management (WFP-EM)
  • Workforce Planning Add New Hire (WFP-ANH)
  • Workforce Planning Operating Expenses (WFP-OE)


Real World Considerations When Implementing Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting (PSPB)

I’ve been working with Hyperion Planning since Version 1, and have seen it grow and mature over the years. Beginning with the CapEx and Workforce Planning extensions, Oracle has created application “frameworks” for specific use cases of Planning.

Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting (PSPB) is one such framework for government agencies. It adds specific public sector functionality for position and employee budgeting models, and customized Financial Reports.

My experience with PSPB has surfaced several key considerations for implementing this Hyperion Planning module:


re:Invent - AWS Amazes in First User Conference

AWS Re:Invent User Conference

The first AWS Re:Invent User Conference last week was a fascinating show, not so much for the novelty of a user conference – all major players have one these days – but for some of the facts that emerged from both Amazon and industry analysts.


AWS has named Full 360 as an AWS Premier Consulting Partner

I am happy to announce that Amazon Web Services™ has named us as a 2013 AWS Premier Consulting Partner. The new AWS Premier Partner ranking recognizes the top 15 consulting partners within the AWS Partner Network (APN) for their commitment to AWS solutions, and is the highest level for consulting partners in the APN program.


About Us

Full 360 specializes in building and hosting complex BI and Data Warehousing solutions. We provide consulting, hosting, and managed services for Vertica, Jaspersoft BI, and the Oracle EPM Suite. We are one of the only companies with expertise in multiple types of columnar databases, and possibly the only systems integrator with that expertise in the Amazon cloud. We are really excited to add AWS RedShift to our repertoire.