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Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
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posted in October 2008

IBM, Oracle and the Appliance Campaign Trail

10/28/2008
Perhaps I've been watching too much political coverage on TV lately, but at one point during IBM's Information On Demand (IOD) press conference yesterday, it struck me like a campaign stop... Noting the lack of warehouse- and appliance-related announcements at IOD, Forrester Research analyst Jim Kobielus asked, "what is IBM's strategy, going forward, to make your InfoSphere Balanced Warehouse portfolio ever most cost-effective and ever more scalable?"

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IBM's On Demand Push: Greater than Sum of Parts

10/27/2008
Few individual announcements at this week's IBM Information On Demand Conference are earth shattering, but taken together, they underscore the depth and breadth of Big Blue's portfolio and its ability to set the information agenda.

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Data Warehousing Takes Center Stage

10/14/2008
The story of the year in information management is clearly data warehouse scalability. Against a backdrop of about a dozen or so alternative database/data warehouse appliance vendors emerging over the past 18 months, Oracle and Microsoft have finally acknowledged that the scale-up approach that they have long touted only goes so far... The question for practitioners is, which architecture and approach will meet your long-term needs?

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Microsoft's Rationale for Code Name Hell

10/7/2008
Kilimanjaro, Gemini, Madison... what's with all the code names and why does Microsoft need so many to describe developments that are all expected to bow in the first half of 2010? A Microsoft exec cleared up a few questions for me here at the BI Conference in Seattle, but it took an outsider (from Teradata) to reveal another possible rationale for the confusing naming conventions.

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