Unizin offers each Member Institution an Institutional Unizin Data Warehouse (IDWUDW). An IDW provides UDW provides an institution-wide data warehouse solution for learning analytics data. IDWs UDWs are offered as a full-service product.
Unizin's IDW product is UDW product is based on Amazon Redshift, a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse.
Each Member's IDW is UDW is a Redshift database hosted within an Unizin-managed Amazon Redshift cluster. Unizin's Redshift clusters are high-uptime, load-balanced, and secure. Computing resources auto-scale to meet Member IDW needUDW need.
Read-only Data Warehouse
Member IDWs UDWs are presently read-only. Future versions of the IDW will UDW will enable institutions to upload their own data and manage data access.
UDW Data Services
Unizin pairs its Institutional Unizin Data Warehouse solution with IDW UDW Data Services, which provision and periodically update a Member IDW with data from a particular source. At present, Unizin offers an IDW UDW Data Service for Canvas Data.
Unizin Core Technology: Data Mover
The Unizin IDW service UDW service relies on Unizin’s Data Mover Technology. The Data Mover is a general purpose data infrastructure solution to consuming, processing, normalizing, and migrating sources of bulk data to Institutional Unizin Data Warehouses at periodic intervals. IDW Data UDW Data Services are Data Movers that have been configured for a particular data source, schema, and update needs.