Next Generation Data Warehouse Platforms
Many new options for data warehouse platforms that have appeared this decade. This includes new products for data warehouse appliances, software appliances, and columnar databases. Open source databases have come out of nowhere to establish a firm foothold. 64-bit computing has enabled larger in-memory data caches, appliances have made storage faster for query, and more vendors now offer MPP architectures. Plus, leading database vendors have added more features conducive to data warehousing. The good news is that there are more options for data warehouse platforms. The bad news is that it’s hard to know which of these are truly useful or ready for prime time.
You will learn:
- Business and technology drivers for recent changes in data warehouse platforms
- Trends in data warehousing and how these affect its requirements
- A rundown of new products and enhancements to older ones
- Descriptions and use cases for new products and enhancements
- Analysis of what all this means to the future of data warehouse platforms
Philip Russom, Ph.D.
Content Provided by
TDWI, IBM, Aster Data Systems, HP, Infobright, Kognitio, Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase, Teradata Aster