Blogs

Netezza Roadshow in Milano & London

December 3, 2010 | by Dai Clegg, VP product marketing, Acunu
I wrote the first draft of this was on the the plane returning from our Roadshow event in Milan a couple of weeks ago, slightly regretting getting up so early to visit the Duomo before heading for the airport.  The event - technical briefings and education for customers and prospects, together with...

Gartner Research Reports Make the Case for Data Warehouse Appliances

November 30, 2010 | by Mike Kearney, Sr. Product Marketing Director
Two Gartner research reports covering data warehouse appliances are now available for download: “Are Data Warehouse Appliances in Your Future? Plan On It!” and “Hype Cycle for Data Management, 2010.” From my reading of the former, I’m challenged to identify a situation when Gartner would suggest a...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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