Vol 71 Issue 3 2004-01-19 Article 12089 from section "News"

Top Spots in Number of Rows, Normalized Data Volume and Database Size Categories

The consulting service Winter Corporation shows Sun has moved past
competitors NCR/Teradata, IBM and HP as the infrastructure platform for
the top two data warehouse implementations in the Number of Rows
category. Through AT&T's call detail data store, Sun also took the top
spot in Normalized Data Volume and Database Size.

Highlights from the rankings include:

- First, second and eighth place finishes in the Most Rows/Records
category, which measures the total number of rows in a all tables
in the database. AT&T took the top spot with its call detail data
store, which is based on Sun systems and storage. A second place
finish went to the Nielsen Media Research database, which uses
Sun's Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Reference Architecture.

- First, ninth and tenth place finishes in the Normalized Data Volume
category. This category measures the volume of user data managed by
the database system. First place went to AT&T's call detail data

- Second and sixth place finishes in the Database Size category,
based on the total disk storage used for user tables, indices,
summaries and aggregates. Second place went to AT&T's call detail
data store.

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