Q205: When Data Warehouse Appliance Will Not Work for You - A Case Study
Chandu Patel , Deloitte Consulting LLC    Biography

Objectives: What is Data Warehouse Appliance (DWA) and why is it so fast.
What are the factors that should be considered while opting for a DWA.
What are the situations when a DWA will not work, and what could be potential resolutions.
Abstract: Along with brief introduction to the state of data warehousing today, it discusses what data warehouse appliance technology is and why is it needed by today's fast paced businesses. It discusses how data warehouse appliances address the business need of fast retrieval of aggregate and analytic data from multi terabyte databases. The advantages and pitfalls of using data warehouse appliances are explained with examples. It also briefs on the technical reasons as to why a data warehouse appliance is so fast for data retrieval from multi terabyte data warehouses. This case study discusses what were the requirements and driving reasons for opting for data warehouse appliance for our environment, what options were considered and what factors proved to be a roadblocks for our environment.

Audiernce Focus: DBA
Expertise: Intermediate
Track: Business Intelligence/Warehousing
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008
Time: 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM