Blogs

TwinFin at Oracle OpenWorld

September 20, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I’m at Oracle Openworld , now with added JavaOne, in a Netezza shirt after many occasions when I’ve attended in an Oracle shirt. It felt a little odd for the first hour or two. The place is a zoo, but then it’s been like that for years; it must take a huge amount of focus on the part of attendees...

Spatial Data in the TwinFin Analytic Appliance

September 16, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I’ve been learning more about Netezza’s spatial data capabilities. It’s been a fairly specialized option up to now, but with the next release of the TwinFin software, which majors on heavy -weight in-database analytics, spatial data processing becomes available to all our customers. When I was...

Talkin' 'bout my generation

August 26, 2010 | by Mike Kearney, Sr. Product Marketing Director
In a recent blog, Greg Rahn of Oracle responded to Phil’s “Oracle Exadata and Netezza TwinFin Compared” eBook; before commenting on an Oracle engineer’s views, I’ll restate the eBook’s larger themes. Exadata connects Oracle’s RAC database, its architecture designed for online transaction processing...

Thinking About Right-Time Analytics in the Big Data Era at TDWI

August 19, 2010 | by Razi Raziuddin, Sr. Director of Product Marketing
I’ve been at The 2010 TDWI World Conference in San Diego this week, where the theme is "agile BI that delivers data (I would use the term ‘insights’) at the speed of thought.” Timing is everything when it comes to making decisions – and influencing other to make decisions we’d like to see. We’ve...

A Light Touch for Data Warehouse Appliance Customer Support

August 4, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I’ve been at Netezza now for just over three months and I still feel a bit like the innocent abroad but at the same time, I’m clearly a veteran, as other people join our growing team after me. We have our own EMEA Telco Solutions Manager (Chris Smith) and EMEA Alliances Manager (Kate Tickner). I’m...

Four Fundamental Differences Between TwinFin and Exadata

August 4, 2010 | by Phil Francisco, VP Product Management & Marketing
Today Netezza is launching a new eBook entitled, “Oracle Exadata and Netezza TwinFin™ Compared”. As the name implies, this eBook provides a comparison of the Netezza TwinFin data warehouse appliance and Oracle’s “appliance-like” database machine offering. Certainly Netezza is not the first company...

Netezza and Data Analytics as a Gateway to the Intelligent Economy

August 3, 2010 | by Jim Baum, Former CEO
The "Intelligent Economy" is much more than a trendy buzz phrase or the name of a business school seminar. It's the new reality for enterprises today. The Intelligent Economy is about fundamentally changing the way we view our businesses and our customers, about inviting change when we decide...

Hadoop & Netezza: Synergy in Data Analytics - PART 2

July 22, 2010 | by Phil Francisco, VP Product Management & Marketing
I mentioned in my previous post that Netezza is excited about our partnership with Cloudera and Hadoop because we’ve already seen some of our customers benefit from the synergy of Hadoop and Netezza TwinFin™ technologies working together. As I noted, these types of strategies play to the strengths...

InfoSphere Guardium

How IBM’s new database security and monitoring software helps protect sensitive information and reduce compliance costs

July 21, 2010 | by Albert Cooley
How IBM’s new database security and monitoring software helps protect sensitive information and reduce compliance costs

Utility Players

Data management technologies underpin energy manufacturers’ smart grid efforts

July 21, 2010 | by Cameron Crotty
Data management technologies underpin energy manufacturers’ smart grid efforts