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Why In-DBMS Analytics Deserves a Fresh Look

Published: 13 May 2015

ID: G00273535

Analyst(s): Lakshmi Randall, Alexander Linden


Given the phenomenal growth in multistructured data and the facility with which complex analytics now can be implemented, information and analytics leaders must exploit in-DBMS analytics (aka in-database analytics) to reduce data movement, and push data-intensive processing closer to the data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Understand the Features Landscape and Investigate Relevant Vendors When Considering In-DBMS Analytics
  • Evaluate In-DBMS Analytics as a Viable Solution to Support Analysis of Your Large-Scale Multistructured Data
    • The Full-Integration Approach
    • The Hybrid Approach
    • Drawbacks of In-DBMS Analytics
  • Identify Use Cases That Depend on Fast Analytics, and Then Investigate In-DBMS Analytics as a Suitable Approach for Rapid Analysis

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