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Curt Monash has been an industry, product, and/or stock analyst since 1981, specializing in the areas of database management, application development tools, online services, and analytic technologies
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posted in September 2009

Issues Comparing Analytic DBMS Performance

9/22/2009
The analytic DBMS/data warehouse appliance market is full of competitive performance claims. Sometimes, they're completely fabricated, with no basis in fact whatsoever. But often performance-advantage claims are based on one or more head-to-head performance comparisons...

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Thinking About Analytic Speed

9/14/2009
There is, obviously, a huge industry emphasis on speed. Indeed, there's so much emphasis that confusion often ensues... There are two important senses of "latency" in analytics. One is just query response time. The other is the length of the interval between when data is captured and when it is available for analytic purposes. They're often conflated...

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