Re: HP and Oracle Team.The alliance of the Kings.

From: Michael Austin <>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 17:03:15 -0600
Message-ID: <2V1ll.17500$>

Carlos wrote:
> On 6 feb, 16:38, Michael Austin <> wrote:
>> I "have been told" (big grain of salt applied) that the same
>> query executed on a Niteeza and Teradata server was killed after 23+ hrs
>>   and completed in 43 seconds on the Exadata server.  4x2TB tables
>> joined w/no indexing looking for specific data.

> Are you serious? Which Teradata SW/HW configuration? On the DW arena,
> Teradata is years before Oracle. (especially on +10 TB area). 'Shared
> Nothing' rules for DW!

As stated, this was from the Oracle group that tested and compared these products and performs Proof of Concepts - I cannot tell you which Teradata configuration was used in the test (personally I have never been impressed with them at all).

I would say that "years before" ![necessarily]= "better than" <anything>. Sometimes it takes later generations of really smart people to fix the problems and the paradigms of the past.

> Cheers.
> Carlos.
Received on Thu Feb 12 2009 - 17:03:15 CST

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