With IBM intending to acquire Netezza the predicted consolidation in the distributed analytics market is well underway. Recent deals include EMC/Greenplum Teradata/Kickfire and now IBM/Netezza. A good breakdown of this deal is on Curt’s blog. There is still more to go of course with one of the crown jewels, Vertica, still ripe for the picking.
What this indicates is that MPP analytics has moved from the innovative edge into the mainstream market and now the more risk[Read more...]