Data Warehousing Tools Reaching Maturity

Tuesday Sep 18th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Data warehouse appliances are ready for prime time, writes CIO Update columnist Majid Abai of Crescent Enterprise Solutions.

[From CIO Update]

Years ago, I provided a lecture at a seminar in the topic of grids and databases. At that time, massive parallel processing (MPP) in database management and data warehousing were limited and we were trying to preach its benefits—although unsuccessfully—to several IT executives.

Looking back, the hardware and associated software were not mature enough to support the needs of majority of organizations. Fast forward to today’s data warehousing market and we are seeing it full of products that are basically performing that task, but in a much mature way.

The article continues at http://www.cioupdate.com/trends/article.php/3700181

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