Given the current challenges in data warehouse platforms such as workload complexity, data volumes as well as query sophistication and price-performance expectations, organizations across the industry are asking for order of magnitude improvement in performance from their data warehouses. In many situations, data warehouse appliance is the only technology feasible. These data warehouse appliance platforms bring together an integrated set of servers, storage, operating system(s), DBMS and software specifically pre-installed and pre-optimized for data warehousing (DWH).
The following image showcases HCL’s point of view on the expectations from such platforms in our multiple client experiences.
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HCL DWH Appliance Selection Tool
HCL works very closely with its customers in helping them choose the right appliance solution and further implements that solution from start to finish. HCL partners with most of the DWH appliance vendors and has built specific scoring models based on a number of factors to help clients make the right choice.
This offering from HCL helps,
- Create and deploy high-value products and services that help client's businesses to utilize DWH appliances technology to the fullest extent to drive benefits
- Methodologies and frameworks for analysis, elaboration and realization of DWH appliance implementation lifecycle
- Build teams that execute DWH appliances-based solutions using best practices created through multitude of implementations
HCL’s DWH Appliance Implementation Methodology
Assessment and architecture followed by implementation and support:
A. Assessment and Architecture
B . Implementation and Maintenance