A company only survives for 115 years by reinventing itself, questioning assumptions, and constantly looking for an edge. Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world’s largest manufacturer of glass containers, used worldwide by many leading food and beverage brands, recently began just such a reinvention.
Support for Netezza TwinFin and Striper models will end as early as June 2019, potentially leaving business-critical data in unsupported environments. Yet there’s no need for long-time Netezza customers to take those risks. The next stage in Netezza’s evolution has already arrived.
The consolidated memory cloud will be the dominant architecture of the big data future. For enterprises and service providers trying to get closer to that vision, however, the migration path will not always be straightforward.