SAP IQ Edge Edition

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SAP IQ 16 (Sybase IQ), Edge Edition, packs a set of powerful data warehousing functionality into one cost-effective solution. All the features in SAP IQ can be found in this new midmarket edition. An innovative, column-oriented design and open, flexible analytics architecture makes SAP IQ the choice of companies of all sizes – especially those keen on taking advantage of their data. Optimized to perform on less hardware, the Edge edition is a clear choice for midsize companies. View a replay of the webinar here   Objectives Uncover deep insights about business issues for today and tomorrow Extend the power of analytics with a proven data warehousing solution Scale and adopt to your growing business needs Deploy and manage with ease Solution Grid-based, column-oriented analytics platform In-database analytics with built-in numerical and analytical functions Plug-in to the SAP InfiniteInsight® solution and other predictive software Architecture optimized for queries and workloads in SAP BusinessObjects™ business intelligence solutions Benefits Rapid information access to transform your business Unified sources of diverse data for rich insights Efficient administration and optimized hardware for low total cost of ownership Improved control and security for private, secure data Vibrant community of knowledge enriching SAP IQ deployment and maintenance (more…)

Sybase Ranks as Number 1 in IDC White Paper for Lowest Database Costs Over 5 Years

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International Data Corporation (IDC), the premier provider of market intelligence, and advisory services for IT companies, has written an insightful white paper about the true cost of database ownership for companies: “Calculating the True Cost of RDBMS Ownership and How Sybase ASE Stacks Up: A Guide for SAP Business Suite Users.” IDC interviewed 12 large organizations with over 12,000 employees who have RDBMS systems, who are in a variety of industries. Six of the companies are running databases from multiple vendors. Here are some of their conclusions. (Note: These findings are for a five year total cost per 100 users and a 240 gigabyte database). Sybase ASE 15.7 total costs for the 5 years are $339,773. Using Sybase saved each of these 12 companies $128,580 over other RBDMS. These savings were reflected in IT staffing, hardware, software licenses, and database downtimes. The following features contributed to this large cost savings: Automated functions for DBA’s Self-management capabilities for databases to tune themselves Data compression to reduce storage footprint Large object blocks (LOBs) stored in-row, rather than as separate objects. In-place execution of operations instead of using temp storage After describing Sybase’s ability to lower the total costs of operation, IDC suggests (more…)

Database Technology Roadmap 2009 And Beyond

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There are 2 major database vendors working on their next big version of their database engines. Microsoft and Oracle are getting ready to release their best database system yet. Well, in the near future at least. Nevertheless here are some preliminary info that leaked from the development teams.

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Sybase IQ – What’s New in Version 15

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It was summer of 2000 when I first learned about Sybase IQ and its revolutionary column vector database technology. As a long time Sybase ASE and Oracle DBA I was used to database engines that organize data in a row by row method. For quite some time I had difficulties to think in column terms and not in row terms.

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