HP Announcement: PDW V2 Appliance Features

HP Announcement: PDW V2 Appliance Features

New features for the HP’s Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) V2 appliance for SQL Server PDW have been announced!

Highlights:

  • Lower price point (backup and landing zone servers not longer required)
  • Increased CPU power (16 vs V1’s 12 cores per compute node)
  • Increased Memory (256 mb vs V1’s 96 mb per server)
  • Increased storage/scalability (support for up to 5 Petabytes of disk space vs V1’s 610Tb)
  • Infiniband Data Movement Speeds: FDR (14x bandwidth) vs V1’s QDR (4x bandwidth)
  • Microsoft V2 enhancements include “direct attached” SAS JBOD storage, Hyper V, Mirroring, and Server 2012 Storage Spaces
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About Sal De Loera
I have been involved in Information Technology, specifically Data Warehousing and BI, for over 8 years. Over these years I have assumed the following roles: Software Engineer Intern, Programmer/Analyst, Sr. Data Warehouse Engineer, Data Architect, Director of Information Technology, and as most recently as a Data Warehouse / BI consultant. Additionally, my IT experience spans the following industries: Insurance, Restaurant, Mass Media, Education, and Local Government. I have created this blog primarily as a means to not only share information and case studies regarding Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, and Data Modeling, but also receive input from the community on some of the topics that I'l cover. Looking forward to your feedback and to the exciting opportunities that come with new people and technology!

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