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A Definition of Data Warehousing


There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.

storage and warehousing  but the cost in storage can be extreme. Now that the warehouse has been built and populated, it becomes possible to extract meaningful information from it that will provide a competitive advantage and a return on investment. This is done with tools that fall within the general rubric of Business Intelligence . Business Intelligence (BI): A very broad field indeed, it contains technologies such as Decision Support Systems (DSS), Executive Information Systems (EIS), On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP), Read More

Teradata and RainStor Join Forces for 2011


A recent post from Doug Henschen in InformationWeek detailed the newsworthy alliance of data warehousing vendor Teradata and online storage specialist RainStor, which highlights the importance that big data markets are acquiring. Big data is turning into "giant data," and organizations that manage very large amounts of information are demanding that software vendors enable the management of

storage and warehousing  companies to offer online storage at competitive prices. Henschen quotes Chris Twogood, senior director of product and services marketing at Teradata, as saying we''re trying to position this as being as cost-effective as tape without compression; but the problem with tape storage is that it''s off line. This is a significant move for Teradata in terms of repositioning its role within the big data market by improving its compression and data storing structure and allowing Teradata to take advantage of Read More

Thinking Radically about Data Warehousing and Big Data: Interview with Roger Gaskell, CTO of Kognitio


Managing data—particularly in large numbers—still is and probably will be the number one priority for many organizations in the upcoming years. Many of the traditional ways to store and analyze large amounts of data are being replaced with new technologies and methodologies to manage the new volume, complexity, and analysis requirements. These include new ways of developing data warehousing, the

storage and warehousing  the right performance and storage levels. 5.    Pablo is an interesting solution for doing OLAP-based analysis. What is the difference between Pablo and other OLAP applications on the market? Pablo truly represents a new vision for creating and supporting OLAP environments and removes the headache of physical cube proliferation. As a feature of the WX 2 analytic database, Pablo is a perfect solution for organizations that have made a major commitment to OLAP-based analysis, as it allows them to use Read More

Business Process Overview: Warehousing Solutions


Warehousing processes are critical for the success of a distribution business. These processes are highly visible to your customers, and have a direct impact on their opinion of your company. If you cannot get the goods to your customers in the most efficient way, you risk losing their business. Your warehousing and logistics operations must translate into reliability and service.

storage and warehousing  optimal location for the storage of each and every item. Housekeeping Analysis has many far-reaching implications: almost any aspect of your warehousing operations can be studied and improved. The depth of analysis is nearly unlimited, depending on which range of the infinite parameters you make use of in the selection of data that is used for the investigation. Traditionally laborious and time-consuming housekeeping tasks, however, reflect marked improvement through analysis and the application of Read More

Demand-driven Manufacturing and Warehousing: Challenges and User Recommendations


Among its promising initiatives, IBS offers flexible rescheduling tools that integrate with existing manufacturing resource planning systems. Its warehousing solution also promises better use of space, and automates reception put-away, etc. However, the vendor still must navigate through some rough competitive terrain.

storage and warehousing  shipping, radio frequency (RF), storage and product definition, and warehouse administration and monitoring. IBS'' WMS process helps ordered be picked faster and with increased accuracy. Processes are based on product movement frequency, optimized resource activity through precise and accurate instruction handing. Fast return on investment (ROI) with staged implementation possibilities can be achieved. Ultimately, the ideal WMS keeps items in the warehouse are moved quickly and as accurately as possible. Read More

A Consolidated Archive Storage Array for Compliance and Retention


Reliance on enterprise data is growing at exponential rates. And thanks to internal processes and legal requirements, the period of time that data must be retained is increasing—as is the cost of retaining the data itself. As storage needs grow, the cost of deploying siloed storage systems is becoming unmanageable. Find out how consolidating resources can translate into bottom-line savings for your enterprise.

storage and warehousing  Consolidated Archive Storage Array for Compliance and Retention Reliance on enterprise data is growing at exponential rates. And thanks to internal processes and legal requirements, the period of time that data must be retained is increasing—as is the cost of retaining the data itself. As storage needs grow, the cost of deploying siloed storage systems is becoming unmanageable. Find out how consolidating resources can translate into bottom-line savings for your enterprise. Read More

Go Daddy: Best Practices on Validating Storage Performance


Learn how Go Daddy accelerated new storage technology adoption, decreased risk by ensuring SLAs, and reduced costs by 50% for its 30 PBs of hosting data. The new storage validation process empowers Go Daddy with the insight to optimize both service delivery and vendor selection.

storage and warehousing  Go Daddy accelerated new storage technology adoption, decreased risk by ensuring SLAs, and reduced costs by 50% for its 30 PBs of hosting data. The new storage validation process empowers Go Daddy with the insight to optimize both service delivery and vendor selection. Read More

Virtualized Storage for SMB: How Synology DiskStations Provide an Affordable iSCSI Solution to Grow Storage Needs


Historically, enterprise level IT tools, at enterprise level prices, have been out of reach to most small businesses. In recent years, the landscape has changed and more frequently small businesses are gaining access to enterprise level features at small business prices. One of the most talked about large-scale features in storage is the capability to use and manage virtual storage to create separate, private disks for different departments or clients. Learn about solutions that offer a simple way for for small businesses to implement virtual storage.

storage and warehousing  about large-scale features in storage is the capability to use and manage virtual storage to create separate, private disks for different departments or clients. Learn about solutions that offer a simple way for for small businesses to implement virtual storage. Read More

Leverage Competitive Advantages in Storage Management


Of the many challenges businesses face today, managing data growth is one of the most daunting. But while there are myriad choices for storage management solutions, most legacy options cannot address changing business requirements, and the results can cost your organization money, time, and peace of mind. Discover solutions that allow you to optimize your service environment and successfully meet your business challenges.

storage and warehousing  Productivity Center, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Fast Back address the problems posed by traditional storage solutions and enable a more dynamic storage environment—one that helps you respond to changing business requirements. For more information IBM is uniquely positioned to provide a wide range of storage management solutions, even for mixed-vendor environments. We can help you implement a dynamic storage infrastructure that scales to meet your changing business Read More

Modeling Oracle Workloads


This info sheet looks at how to test and validate Oracle database application performance in a pre-production environment. Find potential storage bottlenecks, compare performance of different storage arrays, and identify optimal configurations.

storage and warehousing  compare performance of different storage arrays, and identify optimal configurations. Read More

The Egenera Processing Area Network (PAN) Architecture


The past decade saw the emergence of the storage area network as a way to centralize, consolidate, and virtualize deployment and management of storage resources. This architecture was developed to address complex problems that arose as storage moved from a central point (the mainframe-based data center) to a distributed model due to growth in departmental systems and applications.

storage and warehousing  the emergence of the storage area network as a way to centralize, consolidate, and virtualize deployment and management of storage resources. This architecture was developed to address complex problems that arose as storage moved from a central point (the mainframe-based data center) to a distributed model due to growth in departmental systems and applications. Read More

VA Linux Releases NAS Server


Trying to break into the growing Network-Attached Storage market, Linux-based hardware manufacturer VA Linux has announced the release of its 9205 NAS storage server appliance.

storage and warehousing  system, a 2U (3.5-inch-high) storage appliance that leverages VA''s expertise in Open Source software and high-density Linux systems engineering. The VA Linux 9205 NAS is VA''s first network-attached storage (NAS) solution, complementing the company''s product line, which is the industry''s broadest selection of 1U and 2U rackmount Linux servers. Scalable to 2.1 terabytes in an ultradense 8U form factor, the 9205 NAS provides industry-leading storage density - over 10TB in a standard 42U rack - providing the Read More

Growth Solutions for Data Storage: Meeting Needs Now and in the Future for Small Business


For business everywhere, the growth in the Internet has resulted in an enormous challenge to effectively and affordably manage, store, and archive digital files. In small to medium businesses (SMBs), solutions to store and manage digital files are often on a PC server or external hard drive—which can limit growth. SMBs should look for a storage and file management solution that allows for incremental growth. Find out why.

storage and warehousing  should look for a storage and file management solution that allows for incremental growth. Find out why. Read More