Teradata Joins Unified Computing Crowd with New DW Framework
The Unified LDM is a new portfolio of products and services for incorporating data warehousing analytics into an IT system.Data warehouser Teradata officially joined the unified computing trend Oct. 25 on the first day of its annual partner conference in San Diego. Teradata, which is said to own about two-thirds of the enterprise data warehousing market, unveiled its Unified Logical Data Model Framework and Product Portfolio (Teradata Unified LDM), which enables enterprises to build and manage data warehouses-and, of course, add analysis and reporting on all the data-across their entire supply chain.
The Unified LDM is a new portfolio of products and services for incorporating data warehousing analytics into an IT system. It is built on 10 years of product development expertise and implementations at hundreds of customer sites, Teradata Vice President of Product and Services Marketing Randy Lea told eWEEK.
- High performance, in-database processing
- In-database, high-performance environment to run analytics; this optimizes the analytic process by eliminating data movement while leveraging the parallel processing of the Teradata database engine
- Application development, OLAP optimization, agile analytics, geospatial, temporal, unstructured analytics, data exploration and advanced analytics
- Ability to integrate multiple subject areas into a single environment for analytics
- Process complex analytics against "big data"
- Ability to extend analytics with customized in-database methods
- Tools include SAS, IBM SPSS Modeler, KXEN, R, Hadoop, Attensity, Clarabridge, Information Builders WebFocus, Esri, CoreLogic, Apos, Tableau, Microstrategy, SAP Business Objects, Oracle BI, Cognos and Microsoft.