Thursday, February 15, 2007

New database company raises funds, nabs ex-Oracle bigwigs - Network World

Ray Lane, Jerry Held, Michael Stonebraker -- one to watch 

Vertica describes its offering as a “grid-enabled, column-oriented relational database management system” that runs on industry standard hardware. It is designed to handle data warehousing, business intelligence, fraud detection and other applications, even in environments with hundreds of terabytes of data. The company says its technology can be used to execute queries 100 times faster than traditional row-oriented relational database management systems.

Source: New database company raises funds, nabs ex-Oracle bigwigs - Network World

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