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Imagine What You Could Do

Free your mind, and your business will follow

April 15, 2011 | by David Beulke
Free your mind, and your business will follow

Making Watson Smarter… Faster

Behind every supercomputer is a talented DBA

April 15, 2011 | by Howard Baldwin
Behind every supercomputer is a talented DBA

The DB2 Problem Determination Tool

How to use db2pd to find out what’s really going on

April 15, 2011 | by Roger Sanders, DB2 for LUW Offering Manager, IBM
How to use db2pd to find out what’s really going on

New ORDER BY Information: Part 2

The impact of using the RANDOM index option on ORDER BY sort avoidance

April 15, 2011 | by Bonnie Baker
The impact of using the RANDOM index option on ORDER BY sort avoidance

Big Data. Big Impact.

March 25, 2011 | by Jim Baum, Former CEO
I had the honor this week of speaking with Om Malik of GigaOm on stage at the Structure: Big Data event in New York City. This was a first of its kind event, bringing together an incredibly interesting group of entrepreneurs, enterprises, industry luminaries, investors and press to discuss the...

"The More It Changes. . ." Teradata to Acquire Aster Data

March 7, 2011 | by Bill Jacobs, Director of Product Marketing
Last week brought the analytics industry yet another acquisition, this time Teradata buying Aster Data.  As I read the coverage, several questions came immediately to mind that one might ponder if assessing the impact of the acquisition.  It probably wasn’t customers, cash or revenue, as Aster didn...

IBM Counters a Misinformation Machine

March 4, 2011 | by Mike Kearney, Sr. Product Marketing Director
IBM’s latest advertising offers a counterpoint to ambitious claims made for Exadata by Redwood Shores’ Mad Men. At IBM’s Pulse 2011 event industry analyst Colin White presented results of a survey he and Claudia Imhoff have undertaken for The Data Warehousing Institute. 74% of those surveyed needed...

Netezza and Friends at MicroStrategy World 2011 Las Vegas #MSTRWorld

January 25, 2011 | by Tim Allik
Netezza's globetrotting reporter Karina Bernier is in Las Vegas for MicroStrategy World 2011, where the buzz is about retail high-performance analytics (powered by Netezza TwinFin appliances of course). Check out Karina's interviews with Vipul Patel of Michaels Stores, Wei Zheng of Informatica, Al...

From Bartok the Magnficent to In-database Analytics

January 21, 2011 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
It seems a lifetime ago now, but since this is my first post of the new year i will allow myself a little backward look to the best bit of Christmas: watching 3 family films on Christmas day (with family):  Bartok the Magnificent, Cabaret & A Night in Casablanca. You’re supposed to enter the...

Data Analytics and the Physics of Sledding

January 18, 2011 | by Tim Allik
OK, I give, it's just an excuse to show that when we can't surf around here in our Marlboro, Mass. office, sledding is the rage at Netezza.