Teradata Strengthens It Position in the BIG DATA Market

Posted by admin | March 3, 2011 | Blog

Today, my former employer (many moons ago – I left 17 years ago!) Teradata announced it is to acquire Aster Data effectively bolstering its position in the BIG DATA marketplace (See the announcement here) . Aster Data has made its mark in the big data market with its well crafted integration of Hadoop Map/Reduce and […]

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EDW on a Private Cloud? Steady as you go!

Posted by admin | February 16, 2011 | Blog

I read James Kobielus’s blog on Innovation Transforms Data Warehousing today talking about EDW in the Cloud as becoming mainstream by the middle of the decade. My take on this is that configuration management and workload management are critical to large scale EDWs making it to the Cloud. I am thinking more about PRIVATE cloud […]

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Pervasive Rush To Take On The Challenge of Scalable Data Integration

Posted by admin | August 18, 2010 | Blog

As a member of the Boulder BI Brain Trust (BBBT), I sat in on a session given by Pervasive Software Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Executive Vice President Mike Hoskins last week.  The session started out covering Pervasive financial performance of $47.2 million revenue (Fiscal 2010) with 38 consecutive quarters of profitability before getting into […]

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MicroStrategy Takes BI Mobile – What are The Implications of Mobile BI for BI Platforms?

Posted by admin | July 8, 2010 | Blog

Having just got back from the MicroStrategy World Conference in beautiful Cannes, I thought I would cover what was announced this week at the event.  CEO Michael Saylor launched MicroStrategy Mobile for iPhone, iPad and Blackberry describing it as “the most significant launch in MicroStrategy history”.  In his opening keynote he talked about mobile as […]

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BITunes on the Cloud? – The Emergence Of Subscription Based On-Demand BI

Posted by admin | June 29, 2010 | Blog

As I research more and more into the world of Cloud-based BI, it is becoming pretty evident where we are headed. In my opinion we are moving down the road to an iTunes model for BI.   Yesterday I spent some time with Actuate in London looking at their BIRT On-Demand platform as a service (PaaS) […]

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