- Distributed querying
- Seamless concurrency
- Fast loading
- High velocity analytics
We now have a single store of critical business metrics in the investment bank.
The query optimization is crap, and the machine could use more alerting around bad design and bad queries.
I've been using it for four and a half years.
Releases from IBM are poorly tested, but once they work once, they’re stable – i.e., the machine only goes down immediately after an upgrade.
Scalability is fixed. It’s big, but not at all scalable.
Moderate. IBM is really good at communicating to us that they take our problems seriously, but they don’t seem to fix them very quickly.
We were saddled with this.
The setup was straightforward.
We implemented it in house. My advice would be to follow the tool, and not try to force a schema designed for another system on it.
We have no ROI. We’re a cost center.
No other options were looked at.