Oracle has optimized its in-memory capabilities across applications, middleware, databases and systems. This increases the transactional performance and it enables organizations to discover business insights in real-time, where this could take hours before. … [Read more...]
Performance has never been removed from the agenda of the ETL developer. Increasing computer power at one hand, at the other hand users are demanding more complex data integration tasks. Performance tuning can take on different levels: network, machine, grid, ETL mappings, database and query caching.
Oracle today announced the availability of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, the industry’s first high-speed engineered system featuring in-memory business intelligence (BI) software and hardware to deliver extreme performance for analytic and performance management applications. … [Read more...]
Pros and cons of ETL tools You can still hand-code an extract, transform and load system, but in most cases the self-documentation, structured development path and extensibility of an ETL tool is well worth the cost. Here's a close look at the pros and cons of buying rather than building. … [Read more...]
Impact on data warehouse programmes Many companies are seeing very significant increases in data volumes and these are having an impact on their data warehouse programmes, according to the latest survey from PMP Research. The research has been commissioned by the Evaluation Centre. … [Read more...]
First in-memory hardware for analytics Oracle today unveiled the Oracle Exalytics Business Intelligence Machine, the industry’s first in-memory hardware and software system engineered to run analytics faster than ever, provide real-time speed-of-thought visual analysis, and enable new types of analytic applications. … [Read more...]
General availability of the HANA appliance WALLDORF, Germany - June 21, 2011 - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the general availability of SAP HANA appliance software to customers globally, heralding a new generation of analytics, business applications and IT simplification with SAP in-memory computing technology. … [Read more...]
What are the most important ETL tool requirements? For the last three months of last year Passionned Group have run a poll on their ETLtool.com site asking visitors what they thought were the most important requirements when choosing an ETL tool. The ETLtool.com site has been running since 2005 and advises visitors on the various ETL (data integration) tools available, what their strong and weak points are, how to choose an ETL tool and sells a 100 page report where popular products are … [Read more...]