January 3, 2009

ParAccel’s market momentum

After my recent blog post, ParAccel is once again angry that I haven’t given it proper credit for it accomplishments. So let me try to redress the failing.

Uh, that’s about all I can think of. What else am I forgetting? Surely that can’t be ParAccel’s entire litany of market success!


6 Responses to “ParAccel’s market momentum”

  1. Seth Grimes on January 30th, 2009 4:59 pm

    Curt, ParAccel told me that LatinNode was acquired and shut down hence is no longer a ParAccel client. ParAccel has recently acquired a “marketing analytics provider” customer.

  2. Curt Monash on January 30th, 2009 11:42 pm

    Thanks for the update, Seth.

  3. richard gostanian on June 22nd, 2009 4:03 pm


    Your comment

    “ParAccel has been noted for running TPC-H benchmarks in memory much more quickly than other vendors run them on disk.”

    may have been true in the past, but in case you haven’t noticed, you should check out


    This looks like a monster result that cannot have been run in memory.

  4. Curt Monash on June 22nd, 2009 6:35 pm

    I assume that’s link to the recent TPC-H with 961 terabytes of disk and 2 1/2 terabytes of RAM for 30 terabytes of data.

    I don’t know whether ParAccel’s compression is good enough to run all that in memory. However, Vertica’s figures might be a clue: http://www.dbms2.com/2008/09/24/vertica-finally-spells-out-its-compression-claims/

  5. Curt Monash on June 22nd, 2009 6:36 pm

    By the way, it seems one of the two NDAed ParAccel customers mentioned in the post above didn’t actually come to fruition. A pity — that was the impressive one.

    On the plus side, ParAccel has put out press releases claiming other customers …

  6. Where ParAccel is at | DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services on October 17th, 2010 4:21 am

    […] wins around then was quite confusing. And ParAccel’s customer count a year before that was extremely low. But ParAccel’s Michael Weir just rounded up some figures for me, […]

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