Comparing Exadata and Netezza TwinFin

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse, Oracle

Comparison between Exadata and Netezza Twin Fin. Ok, it comes from Netezza and as such is biased, but still an interesting read. It is worthwhile to remember though that Exadata is designed for mixed workloads (OLTP and Analytics), which is a key differentiator to any of the other DW appliance vendors. Interesting posts by Curt Monash on this http://www.dbms2.com/2009/09/29/integration-oltp-data-warehousing-exadata-2/ http://www.dbms2.com/2010/01/22/oracle-database-hardware-strategy/ ...

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Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

BigQuery: Data Warehousing with Google?

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse, google

Google has added two new products to their Labs. The first one is BiqQuery, which according to Google allows users to query trillions of records in an SQL dialect via a RESTful web service. If they get their pricing right on this then I can see Google becoming a top player in the data warehousing as a service space. This ...

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Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

10 Reasons you really need predictive analytics

Uli Bethke analytic functions, Best Practice, Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse

SPSS have recently posted and article called "10 Reasons you really need predictive analytics". I thought it would be interesting to post the main points from this article to illustrate that not all predictive analytic projects involve Data Mining, but involve a number of different techniques and looking the the business data in a different way. Yes data mining can ...

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Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Oracle Data Miner - New Resources

Uli Bethke Best Practice, Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse, Training

Over the past couple of weeks a couple of new web resources have appeared on Oracle Data Miner The first one is that Charlie Berger, the director of Oracle Data Mining Product Management, has started a blog specifically for Oracle Data Miner. Check it out, http://blogs.oracle.com/datamining/ If you are already using Oracle Data Miner or are interested in following its ...

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Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Why Has Data Mining Struggled So Much?

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse, Oracle

Bill Inmon has recently posted an article on "Why has Data Mining struggled so much?" The article discusses 7 diferent reasons why data mining has struggled, as it has been around for a very long time. The main points are 1. We have been waiting a long time for it to become available in a usable way 2. Data mining ...

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.