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Teradata Introduces Archival Data Analysis Program

Teradata Corp. has introduced the Teradata Extreme Data Appliance 1600, offering companies an integrated appliance capable of the deep analysis of archival data four times faster than the previous generation. To meet the growing demand for deep analysis of massive data volumes, the Teradata Extreme Data Appliance scales from 29 terabytes up to more than 50 petabytes of data.

Many Teradata customers, in a mix of industries, have begun to delve into massive volumes of historical detailed data, as these customer examples demonstrate.

Teradata Extreme Data Appliance Key Attributes

  • On a capacity-to-capacity basis, the Teradata Extreme Data Appliance provides four times improvement in performance, has three times more memory and reduces the data center footprint by 50 percent, all at the same low price per terabyte as the previous model.
  • The Teradata Extreme Data Appliance has been designed to make it easy for customers to get started within hours of delivery. The appliance, with fully integrated components, is delivered ready to run.
  • Teradata Customer Service offers three levels of support to match the unique requirements that customers have for deployment of appliances capable of analyses of massive data volumes.

Teradata Extreme Data Appliance is capable of co-residency, the technical capability to connect and work in tandem with the previous version and future versions of the Teradata Extreme Data Warehouse Appliance. It is no longer necessary to do an expensive "floor sweep" in order to refresh all hardware platforms.

The Teradata Extreme Data Appliance is a fully integrated, scalable platform with the Dual Quad-core Intel Nehelem Xeon processor, industry-standard high capacity storage, running on Novell SUSE Linux, and the Teradata 13 database and utilities. All components are pre-installed and the appliance is currently available.

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