Author: Jacque Istok

10 Reasons Why Netezza Professionals Should Consider Greenplum

Don’t miss the dialog between two long time Netezza professionals as they talk about what many Netezza customers are struggling with: what to do now that it is being end of life’d? Bet the future on a proprietary database from a single vendor? Completely rewrite from scratch and try and leverage Hadoop or one of…
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Happy Holidays Greenplum Community

It’s been more than 10 years since my first involvement in the Greenplum Data Platform and rarely a day goes by that a colleague, a customer, a competitor, or most importantly a user – reminds me why it was a great decision then and an even better decision now.  To the entire greenplum community –…
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Data Tells the Story at Greenplum Summit

As the time draws near to the first annual Greenplum Summit, a conference within a conference at PostgresConf which is taking place in Jersey City in April of this year – I have begun to reflect on all of the things that make an event like this successful.  It includes the venue and the ambiance of the…
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Self-Healing Greenplum – The Doctor Is Always In

Analytics On IaaS Must Think Differently Than It’s On Premise Implementations We have always maintained that having a data platform that is portable is not only one of the key differentiators of Greenplum, but should be a core functional requirement on anyone’s roadmap for how to best architect for their needs.  But doing so should never…
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