IBM has introduced E7100 Balanced Warehouse, consisting of the IBM Power6 processor-based System p 570 server.
The new data warehousing solution is now ranked number one in both performance and in price/performance in the TPC-H business. With expanded solutions optimized to meet the entire spectrum of warehousing requirements, IBM recently added the E7100 Balanced Warehouse to its E-Class portfolio, which is optimized for large scale enterprise data warehouses. The E7100 Balanced Warehouse exploits Power6 technology in System p on AIX, IBM’s UNIX operating system, along with IBM System Storage DS4800 and DB2 Warehouse. This offering can accommodate higher levels of concurrency as well as significant fluctuations in workload, providing ultimate scalability and performance for the most demanding enterprise data warehouses.
Scott Handy, vice president of marketing and strategy at IBM Power Systems, said: These latest benchmark results further prove IBM’s strength and leadership in the business intelligence arena. The E7100 Balanced Warehouse is a complete data warehousing solution comprised of pre-tested, scalable and fully integrated system and storage components, designed to get customers up and running quickly to get to the real benefit of unprecedented business insight and intellect.