IBM is putting data warehousing into the cloud. Having formally launched IBM Cloud Data Services earlier this year, the company has been pulling together a broad proud portfolio of services, including the integration of Cloudant, a database-as-a-service provider it acquired in March 2014.
DashDB Enterprise MPP (massive parallel processing), is the first new major product for IBM Cloud Data Services, and uses in-memory technology to speed up analysis. It is a fully managed data warehouse that the company said gives an enterprises a method of analyzing their operations without requiring the resources to running something on-premise; customers can use it to either extend on-premises data warehouses to the cloud or build new, self-service cloud warehousing infrastructure. [Read the full story on IT World Canada]