Navigating the data warehouse appliance selection and purchase process
Data warehouse appliances that bundle analytic databases with server and storage hardware are becoming increasingly popular choices for organizations looking to reduce costs, deployment times and management complexity. But the data warehouse appliance market is changing dramatically due to vendor acquisitions, and new developments in appliance technology are further complicating things for prospective buyers. In this eBook, IT and data warehousing professionals and business executives involved in data warehouse purchases will get an overview of data warehouse appliance trends and practical advice on how to evaluate and choose the right appliances for their organizations. Readers will also learn about the limitations of data warehouse appliances and pitfalls to avoid in using them.