Database: iLuminate Takes a New Data Warehouse Tack

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2009-06-04 Print this article Print
iLuminate Takes a New Data Warehouse Tack

iLuminate Takes a New Data Warehouse Tack

by Jason Brooks
Illuminate's iLuminate 4.0 offers a new take on building data warehouses, eschewing typical relational or column-based storage models for what the company describes as a correlation database model. In my tests of iLuminate, I was impressed by the way the product enabled me to load a healthy-sized data set into the engine and, without any other organization or optimization, begin drilling arbitrarily through the data using Illuminate's analysis tool, iCorrelate. See my full review here.
As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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