Netezza vs Teradata

So normally I will not go controvercial on the blog.  But here I go and I hope to do this to start dialogue that I can not seem to get the answers on.  As a follow-up I will call both vendors (Teradata and Netezza) and interview them on their point of view.  So here I g

Xtreme Data Warehousing – Insurance Use Case

This was the most interesting of all of these in that it is so simple, yet so controversial.  Today for example automotive insurance policies are calculated based on a variety of information that puts the particular driver into a large group of people.  If you want to break

eXtreme Data Warehousing

A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to be invited to a small group session run by Stephen Brobst, CTO of Teradata.  It was an interesting group of senior business and technology folks interested in joining in a dialogue around the concept of extreme data warehousing.&nb

Business Intelligence Trends – Dr Stephen Brobst

At the Think Big Data Warehouse conference, one of the other Keynotes that kicked us off was the address by Dr. Stephen Brobst, CTO of Teradata.  Having to follow Claudia Imhoff is quite the challenge, but there presentation styles were so different and the topics/approach divers

Making Life Simple in Business Intelligence

One of the things that became very obvious listening to Claudia Imhoff (Co-founder and President of Intelligent Solutions, Inc.), Stephen Brobst (CTO, Teradata) and Bill O’Connor (Distinguished Engineer, Business Intelligence CTO, IBM) was the use of reference architectures to h