April 11, 2007

Deal prospects for data warehouse DBMS vendors

The fourth Monash Letter is now posted for Monash Advantage members (just 3 pages this time). It’s about forthcoming M&A in data warehouse DBMS, something that seems likely just because of the large number of current players. Some of the observations are:


3 Responses to “Deal prospects for data warehouse DBMS vendors”

  1. David Kanter on September 24th, 2007 5:53 pm

    Curt – I’ve been doing some looking online and trying to find out some more about WX2. What is the underlying database? From Kognitio’s website it appears that the whole stack is custom: the database, the communication and parallelization layer, etc. Is that the case?



  2. Curt Monash on September 24th, 2007 6:01 pm

    Kognitio’s technology comes from White Cross, which built a custom-everything system back in the 1990s. It seemed pretty promising; I actually gave a thumbs-up doing due diligence for their VC.

    The company name change was in connection with a recent merger with some kind of middleware/data movement company. But that doesn’t change the basics — it’s their own DBMS software, originally built and optimized for certain kinds of analytic queries.


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