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When Customers are Collateral Damage

Last week Oracle announced they are dropping software support for Itanium, effectively killing HP servers as a platform for Oracle databases. Apparently half of HP Superdome servers run Oracle. Ouch. Enterprises looking to upgrade to the latest version of Oracle will face a dilemma. Purchase shiny new Sun hardware at the same time or migrate [...]

Redefining MPP

As part of the overall SAP delegation to the event, we’re making quite a splash this week at the TDWI World Conference in Orlando. It’s a major announcement– one that we’ve been looking forward to making for some time: Sybase Redefines Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) With Increased Analytic Performance, Scalability and Architectural Flexibility Sybase IQ 15.3 Customers [...]

The Wild West?

According to a survey conducted by Deloitte Consulting, about a third  of  some 1900 business and technology executives  said their organizations do not have analytics capabilities or that they don’t know what capabilities they have. Survey respondents identified their top challenge as an internal information silo problem. This comes as no big surprise to us, [...]

A Hundred Billion Here, a Hundred Billion There…

…pretty soon you’re talking serious money. I think it’s safe to say that the Technoloy CEO Council is, indeed talking serious money with the report they have just issued to President Obama: The U.S. government can save more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years by consolidating its IT infrastructure, reducing its energy use [...]

The Performance Series

Sybase is no stranger to The Data Warehousing Institute. Over the past few years, we have been partner members, we have sponsored research, and we have exhibited frequently at the quarterly conferences. Plus, as some key industry influencers will attest — and not to brag or anything — but we have hosted some really nice [...]

The Many Faces of Big

Our friend Jim Ericson at Information Management has some thoughts on a recent DM Radio segment with James Kobelius of Forrester research and Neil McGovern from Sybase. The topic of the program was real-time data warehousing. Jim notes that one of the key buzzwords to emerge in the discussion was Big Data, and that some [...]

The Analytics Surge

The Economic Times presents a run-down, in slideshow form, of the impact that a surge of interest in and uptake of analytics is having on the business climate in India. For industries as diverse as financial services, retail and consulting analytics is becoming an integral part of how business decisions are made. One of the [...]

What is Analytics?

That’s one of those questions that should have a simple and straightforward answer, but in fact has dozens of answers (not all of which are either simple or straightforward.) Addressing a closely related question, Thomas Wailgum at CIO is wondering just exactly what we mean by the term “BI.” These two questions are linked because the two [...]