In a previous blog, I explained how data science capabilities, massive parallel processing (MPP)
and usability improvements in data warehouse appliances can help the bottom line—and why old-fashioned architectures might not cut it. But what does that look like in practice?
Research firm Quark +
The nonprofit sector is recognizing the potential of big data, and advanced organizational models are emerging to facilitate an intellectual wealth transfer between the well-funded technology sector and the less-funded, world-changing nonprofit sector.
You rely on the data warehouse for business-critical reporting and analysis. The warehouse has become the workforce engine powering business decisions and driving results. It is a central repository created by integrating data from one or more disparate sources such as applications, databases and
Cost/Benefit Case for IBM PureData System for Analytics: Comparing Costs and Time to Value with Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance
Three-year costs of ownership for use of PureData System for Analytics N2001 appliances average 36 percent less than for Teradata equivalents. Comparisons are for
In the context of data warehousing, agility means that the system can quickly and easily adapt to and accommodate; changes in data volumes, new data sources, new subject areas, new applications and/or new users. In order for a data warehouse to be able to do this, it needs to be able to run any
In this post, I will explore the most important of the golden rules of appliances - appliances are easy to use. For my discussions of the first two rules, see my previous posts appliances are Plug and Play and appliances are purpose-built.
In my previous post, I defined a framework by which to evaluate the appliance claims of data warehouse and analytic vendors. These truisms, which I have come to refer to as the golden rules of appliances are:
A number of Teradata customers have moved some or all of their data and analytic applications to IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances. The reasons these customers give for their move invariably include:
Time to value
Agility and the ability to grow with new workloads
Reducing their cost
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
News broke on Tuesday that EMC plans to acquire Greenplum to focus on data warehousing and analytics on “big data”. The idea is that by doing so, EMC is officially throwing its hat into the competitive ring for the ‘Data Warehouse Appliance’ (DWA) market – something of a defensive mechanism now
"You stay classy, San Diego." -- Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) in "Anchorman" (2004)
This morning a few others from the Netezza Marketing and Product Management teams and I are ensconced by the Marina in sunny San Diego, CA for the TDWI World Conference and for an news announcement or two. And who