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.