Challenge: SAS procedures took as long as days at Catalina Marketing, which says its petabyte-scale customer loyalty database is the largest in the world.
Old System: Home-grown parallel processing platform
New System: Netezza
Capacity: 2.5 petabytes in multiple databases
Deployed: 2003 with multiple upgrades since first deployment
Notes: Adopted SAS Scoring Accelerator for Netezza in early 2010