Data Warehouse Appliances – Past, Present and Future

Data Warehouse Appliances – Past, Present and Future About 10 years ago, around 2003/04, we started to see the real world adoption of the ‘data warehouse appliance’, specifically the Netezza appliance. The Netezza co-founder and CTO, Foster Hinshaw, is credited with being the ‘father of the data warehouse appliance’. The …

Cloudera Partnership

So, after 20 years of building applications on massively parallel processing (MPP) shared-nothing database architectures, we thought we’d better get in on this new fangled ‘big data’ bandwagon! As a result, VLDB Solutions has now partnered with Cloudera, the leading Apache Hadoop distributor that’s “changing the world one petabyte at …

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems

The annual “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems” was published last week. Like many folk out there, I am as interested in what the industry analysts make of the report as the report itself. Curt Monash’s comments are here: http://www.dbms2.com/2012/02/08/gartner-magic-quadrant-data-warehouse-2011-2012/ The comments from Curt I picked up on …

VLDB SIGNS PARTNER AGREEMENT WITH NETEZZA

VLDB Solutions Ltd, a leading provider of business intelligence, data warehousing and systems integration services, today announced a Professional Services (PS) partnership agreement with Netezza, a leading provider of data warehouse appliance technology.VLDB’s proven track record in delivering large-scale, high-performance data warehousing solutions for major blue chip clients in the …

IBM to Acquire Netezza

IBM to Acquire Netezza Expands Business Analytics Capabilities Through Workload Optimized SystemsARMONK – 20 Sep 2010: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Netezza Corporation (NYSE: NZ) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Netezza, a publicly held company based in Marlborough, Mass., in a cash transaction …

IBM to buy Netezza

“They won’t last a year” warned a VP from one of Netezza’s competitors in 2003. I’ve always chosen my own friends, so (predictably!) took little notice. Well, they made a splash in the market, managed an IPO and are now getting folded into ‘big blue’: IBM press release Netezza press …