One of the biggest changes facing organizations making purchasing and deployment decisions about analytic databases—including relational data warehouses—is whether to opt for a cloud solution. A couple of years ago, only a few organizations selected such cloud analytic databases. Today, according to a 2016 IDC survey, 56% of large and midsize organizations in the United States have at least one data warehouse or mart deploying in the cloud.
In this white paper, IDC describes the current and emerging states of business analytics solution deployments. The demand trends, based on IDC's market research, are being addressed with an emerging new data management and analytics architecture that emphasizes a hybrid approach to these analytics technologies.
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