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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 analyses sometimes required days of data-prep and processing; Cabela's found ways to take analyses inside Teradata's database for faster processing

Old System: DB2

New System: Teradata

Capacity: 20 terabytes

Deployed: 4 Nodes in 2005, Upgrade to 7 nodes in 2010

Notes: Cabela's converted SAS to SQL before Teradata supported SAS procedures within its database

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