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8/18/2010
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8 Big Data Deployments In Detail

What does it take to move into the era of large-scale data analytics? Data warehousing experts from Barnes & Noble, BNP Paribas, Cabelas, McAfee and more share insights on innovative big-data deployments.
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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

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