Sybase Upgrades Its Analytic Server IQ 15 - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Healthcare // Analytics
News
2/24/2009
10:02 AM
Connect Directly
Twitter
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%
RELATED EVENTS
Full Security Visibility: An Introduction to SysSecOps
Jun 06, 2017
Systems and security operations - SysSecOps - is a growing approach that integrates endpoint monit ...Read More>>

Sybase Upgrades Its Analytic Server IQ 15

The latest version of the column-based business analytics server boasts new tools for data monitoring and management, better encryption, and faster business intelligence processing.

Sybase has announced Sybase IQ Analytic Server 15, the next version of its column-oriented business intelligence engine, with new tools for data monitoring and management, as it comes off a strong fiscal year powered by mobile database and IQ Server sales.

Raj Nathan, chief marketing officer at Sybase, said in the announcement that the new version scales more readily across a grid of commodity hardware. It includes enhanced query algorithms for improved speed of query execution. IQ 15 is scheduled to be available on March 31.

While column-oriented databases are fast at retrieving similar information stacked in columns, they can also be slow to load data. IQ 15 can load data across multiple nodes simultaneously for improved performance in shared-disk, multiplexed grid environments.

IQ 15 also includes new tools and utilities for improving usability and management of the analytic database that aid deployment and monitoring capabilities, Nathan explained in the announcement Monday.

For improved security, the system now uses FIPS-certified encryption algorithms (the federal standard), Kerberos-based authentication, and user-determined passwords.

In a blog post Feb.22, product manager Joydeep Das said the company's column-oriented system IQ 15 now has 1,500 active customers, after adding 200 in 2008. Those customers use 3,000 systems in data warehouses and analytical projects, he wrote. The new version was unveiled at TDWI, the Data Warehousing Institute Conference, which began Monday in Las Vegas.

Previous
1 of 2
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
2017 State of Data and Analytics
Today's companies are differentiating themselves using data analytics, but the journey requires adjustments to people, processes, technology, and culture. 
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
Join us for a roundup of the top stories on InformationWeek.com for the week of November 6, 2016. We'll be talking with the InformationWeek.com editors and correspondents who brought you the top stories of the week to get the "story behind the story."
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll