Blogs

Riding the Wave on Data Warehouse Analytics with Netezza

November 22, 2010 | by Mike Kearney, Sr. Product Marketing Director
Technology is transforming the way we do business, but good business decisions never go out of style. As they have for years, effective CIOs continue to balance risk against reward before investing IT budget to replace an older technology. Most markets support one or two dominant vendors,...

The Netezza Roadshow Comes to Europe Next Week

November 11, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I flew to Chicago last week for our Roadshow event. The Roadshow is our chance to take our technology and customer stories around the world to brief our customers & partners and to educate our prospective customers.  It’s a free bite-size one-day event , and next week we’ll be hosting our...

What Is More Stunning: the Lack of Analysis or the Blatant Boosterism?

November 11, 2010 | by Phil Francisco, VP Product Management & Marketing
This is what greeted me on my return from the IBM Information On Demand show in Las Vegas, like an early “Trick or Treat” gift on the cusp of Halloween. On Thursday, our good friends at Oracle had launched a new ad in their “traditional spot” at the bottom of page one of the Wall Street Journal (in...

Follow the Leader - Kind Of

November 9, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
Donna Somers guest posting ...   Today's announcement of SQL Server 2008 parallel data warehouse in partnership with HP sees Microsoft following in Netezza’s footsteps. It has taken years for the industry mega-vendors to recognize the customer demand for data warehouses offering fast performance...

5 Tips for Making the Most out of Tech Business Partnerships

November 9, 2010 | by Patricia Cotter, Senior VP of Operations
Strong business partnerships make good business sense. That’s why recognizing the importance of our partners is one of the core guiding principles at Netezza. Netezza partners with all major industry integrators, technology and solution providers, both horizontally and across all the major vertical...

Focusing on Excellence at Netezza

November 1, 2010 | by Jim Baum, Former CEO
High-performance business analytics were the talk of the town at the IBM 2010 Information on Demand Conference in Las Vegas last week. This year’s event attracted over 9,000 attendees from all over the world. Each came to participate in a wide variety of activities, presentations, and educational...

Smarter Is: Breaking Data and Disease Down to Size

How one Chinese hospital is using big data analysis to make the most of both traditional and Western medicine

October 15, 2010 | by David Geer
How one Chinese hospital is using big data analysis to make the most of both traditional and Western medicine

Does the Order of SQL Predicates Matter?

Rearranging WHERE clause predicates may be an exercise in futility

October 15, 2010 | by Bonnie Baker
Rearranging WHERE clause predicates may be an exercise in futility

DB2 Indexes and Query Performance: Part 1

Weigh costs and benefits when considering additional indexes

October 15, 2010 | by Robert Catterall
Weigh costs and benefits when considering additional indexes

You Catch More Flies with Honey

At IBM, the success of a massive BI centralization project reveals ways to win the hearts and minds of business execs

October 15, 2010 | by Merv Adrian
At IBM, the success of a massive BI centralization project reveals ways to win the hearts and minds of business execs