Newsletter May 2012

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Today’s newsletter will bring you up-to-date about some of our new activity at Dobler Consulting. This month’s newsletter shares details about what is happening at our company. You’ll also find some valuable information about how SAP and Sybase are moving forward with their exciting improvements.

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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…)