The era of “big data” represents new challenges to businesses. Incoming data volumes are exploding in complexity, variety, speed and volume, while legacy tools have not kept pace. In recent years, a new tool – Apache Hadoop – has appeared on the scene. With the rise of big data has come the rise of
What is an enterprise data warehouse (EDW)? You’d think the industry would have achieved some consensus on this topic by now, but you’d be mistaken.
The EDW holy wars continue even as big data pushes EDWs, however defined, to a more narrowly circumscribed niche. Some have argued that an EDW
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For 27 years, at a site bordered to its south by the bank of the Moskva River, a deep hole and sparse foundations spoke of a country whose resources proved insufficient fuel for its leader’s vanity. In 1812, when an early and hard winter forced Napoleon Bonaparte’s army out of Russia, Emperor
Be sure to access this week's featured webcast - “The Simple Appliance for Serious Analytics.” - on IBM’s Big Data Virtual Event Center. Just 15-minutes in length - the webcast highlights IBM's comprehensive portfolio of data warehousing and analytics solutions.
Attendees will learn how IBM’s
According to several research firms, 70% of traditional data warehousing/Business Intelligence projects were considered failures. Fundamental to every data warehousing project is a basic and simple concept – “data integration.” Data integration technology became fundamental as data complexity,
A road trip to the Kimberley region confirms the wisdom of selecting optimized systems for specialized workloads. Outback Australia is tough country, and the locals drive vehicles specifically designed and built for this terrain - predominantly Mitsubishis, Nissans and Toyotas. Off-road driving’s
James Kobielus recaps last week's quick-hit ponderings, covering meaty metadata, proofs of concept, the role of behavioral analytics in recommendation engines, decision scientists, and the speed of thought.
In this video, Christine Twiford, T-Mobile's Manager of Network Technology Solutions, explains how and why T-Mobile replaced a 40 terabyte (TB) Oracle data warehouse with an IBM Netezza appliance. She discusses the various business units served by the IBM Netezza appliance today and the evolution
After being fed up with the performance of their previous system, iBasis chose to move to an IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance. In this video, Mark Saponar, VP of Information Systems at iBasis, discusses how IBM Netezza has shown them a completely different approach to information.
Catalina Marketing's VP of Business Intelligence Solutions explains how the company is staying ahead of the curve by implementing a high-performance predictive analytics solution based on IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances.
With IBM Netezza, TEOCO Corporation is able to simplify big data, saving time and resources. Senior Director of Product Management Jonjie Sena explains the importance of analytics and how IBM Netezza has streamlined the process of solving business problems.