back to article IBM resurrects Netezza data warehousing kit in the cloud, which will delight clients midway through migrating

IBM has brought Netezza back from the dead in a move likely to sow further confusion among customers of Big Blue's enterprise data products. On a webpage sporting the headline "The newest Netezza: A model of simplicity," IBM said it would support a simple lift-and-shift for businesses still running Netezza hardware to …

  1. Steve Channell
    FAIL

    Teradata clone collapses under own hype

    When Netezza was formed the single novation was using programable FPGA rather than the ASIC of Y/BY net in the original. Whilst faster than DATAllegro and cheaper than Teradata seems like a good niche, it can't compete with free in Hadoop or the increasing capability of NUMA conventional big boxes

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Netezza not a bad product

    Netezza wasn’t bad at all and seeing it in the cloud makes sense. It is clear IBM is looking at ditching on premises products like it's storage division and perhaps POWER. Clearly the value is in software plus services in the cloud.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Netezza was back since August

    Netezza was back since August, yes some customers were evaluating/migrating to IIAS (or other technologies).

    But here it is with SSDs and soon in the cloud!

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