I really should read The Register more regularly. If I had I wouldn’t have been surprised to see today’s news about HP’s entry into the BI “appliance” space with Neoview Enterprise Data Warehouse as reported by MercuryNews.com and others. Inside there is Tandem NonStop technology running on Itanium-based server.
The press is touting this as an anti-Teradata play, but it seems to me as though it would also rival Neteeza since you can start with a 16 processor configuration and scale up.
What Does This Have to Do With Oracle?
That is always the question on my blog. The answer? Well, Oracle is, um, let’s say very keen on BI as well. Something to ponder…