You don't have to invest in a secondary Netezza system that will remain idle to achieve a full disaster recovery solution - this can be achieved using SmartSafe multi-master bi-directional replication (BDR) which enables you to have a mean time to recovery (MTTR) and recovery point objective (RPO) measured in minutes whilst load balancing your users and maximising your ROI. Read more in our blog.
IBM’s Netezza Performance Server systems are incredibly fault tolerant and are known to require far less effort to administer than a traditional RDBMS. This can, however, lead to a false sense of security, and so when DBA resourcing levels are reviewed, some businesses will attempt to reduce costs by handing over the day to day running of Netezza to a non-specialist team. But is this a good idea?
In this blog we’ll take a broader look at IBM’s integrated cloud data platform that makes it easy to deploy, scale, manage and stitch together cloud databases with analytics and AI services across IBM Cloud and 3rd party public cloud vendors, underpinned by Red Hat OpenShift.
If you use LDAP authentication with your Netezza appliances, you’ll know how much effort goes into keeping your database permissions aligned to your corporate security policy. In this article we’ll show you how you can make life much easier by automating that process.
The Netezza Performance Server for IBM Cloud Pak for Data is an amalgam of leading edge technologies with lots of new concepts to get your head around, so we thought it would be helpful to explain the platform’s features in layman’s terms.
Automated machine learning is becoming a must-have Business Intelligence skill and Netezza has built-in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) which we can install and configure for companies wanting to leverage this capability.