IBM and Sybase cosy up to offer cheap data warehouse in a box

Monday Nov 10th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Database specialist Sybase and big iron juggernaut IBM promise that a deal is not far away for a new cut price data warehouse appliance they have just announced.

[From iTWire]

Data warehouse appliances are used to sift through large volumes of data as quickly as possible in order to produce meaningful business intelligence reports. The Sybase Analytic Appliance is claimed to be able to do this faster and cheaper than its rivals.

According to IBM and Sybase, the partnership has produced an out-of-the-box solution that can be installed in days, can conduct column-based queries up to 100 times faster than standard row-based queries and markedly undercuts rivals such as HP, Teradata, Netezza and Oracle.

The article continues at http://www.itwire.com/content/view/21579/53/

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