Teradata Database 13.10 unveiled, supports complex data

by CXOtoday Staff    Nov 01, 2010

database warehouseTeradata (NYSE: TDC) has announced general availability of the Teradata Database 13.10, which provides better analytic features to support leading edge customers working with complex big data. This application is the first to deliver intelligent temporal analytics, which enables customers to create a historical picture of enterprise business transactions and activities. In doing so, companies now have the ability to efficiently run queries, and analyze and manage data about how markets and conditions have changed or how they looked at any point in time.

“Teradata Database 13.10 is built to be the centerpiece of enterprise analytics and high performance computing. We have extended our traditional lead with unique new features like automatic temporal analytics, extended compression capabilities and launched the Teradata Open Parallel Framework, for scalable big data analytics,” commented Scott Gnau, chief development officer, Teradata.

The Teradata Database 13.10 has enhanced compression technologies enabling customers to store more data with the flexibility to use the best compression mechanism for their situation. It also includes enhancements to Multi-Value Compression (MVC). MVC uses virtually no central processing unit resources for compression and decompression, and improves performance through reduced I/O as well as saving storage space.

The application builds on Teradata Open Parallel Framework with additional embedded services functions to power enhanced SAS analytics, more precise geospatial processing, advanced web activity encoding and improved compatibility with other.

The company also informed that the application is the high performing analytical engine that enables all of the company’s “purpose-built” platform members: Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse,the Data Warehouse Appliance, Extreme Performance Appliance, Extreme Data Appliance, and the Data Mart Appliance. In addition to the five members of the Teradata Purpose-Built Platform family, Teradata Database 13.10 is also available as the software only Data Mart Edition and Teradata Express for cloud computing solutions.