Database warehousing is a critical tool in the skill set of a developer. The ability to take
normalized data and store it in a
non-normalized dataset can increase loading times, reduce calculations and generate a large
ROI. Large datasets will benefit dramatically from a warehouse of commonly/frequently accessed data facts.
I ran a fairly active blog between 2007 and 2009 using the
WordPress worked well for my needs and was
definitely leading mindshare when it came to blogging. Alternatives have come and gone but
WordPress has held fairly steady.