Factors to Consider in Choosing Your Data Warehouse Product

How big is your company, and what resources are at your disposal? What exactly are your performance needs? Responding to these questions and others will help you pick the best data warehouse platform.

Once you have made the decision to build a new data warehouse, or expand a current one, you will want to pick the right technology for the organization. This is often challenging, because there are many data warehouse platforms and vendors to evaluate.

For instance: Long-term data warehouse customers may have a relational database management system (RDBMS) running IBM DB2, Oracle or SQL Server. It seems sensible for these companies to grow their data warehouses by making use of their existing platforms. All these platforms offer cutting-edge features with add-on functionality.

5 Factors You Should Consider

  1. How large is your company?
  2. What are your availability and performance needs?
  3. Are you already in the cloud?
  4. What are your data volume and latency requirements?
  5. Is a data warehouse part of your big data strategy?

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