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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 February 2009

Microsoft, Sybase and Vertica Raise Data Warehouse Ante

2/26/2009
This week has seen not one, not two, but three fairly significant data-warehouse-related product announcements at this week' TDWI event in Las Vegas. That's a testament to the pace of innovation in data warehousing and to the insatiable demand for better, faster, cheaper ways of crunching more numbers.

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IBM-Cognos One Year Later

2/6/2009
It was one year ago that IBM completed its acquisition of Cognos, and Big Blue is making it known that it's happy with the results. Cognos is now one of four parts of its "Information On Demand" strategy, and IBM says revenue growth in 2008 was a healthy 18%. I asked two executives how much of that growth was organic, versus fueled by acquisitions. I didn't get any hard facts... but I did hear a few interesting tidbits.

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TIBCO's New Appliance Competes With IBM's

2/4/2009
TIBCO today announced its first-ever hardware offering, the TIBCO Messaging Appliance P-7500. The device is said to deliver 10 times higher processing capacity and a 50-percent reduction in message latency compared to conventional ESBs. What TIBCO didn't mention is that IBM introduced an appliance-based ESB way back in 2006. But that's not to say that TIBCO doesn't have something to crow about.

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