Static IT budgets, exploding data volumes, and ever-evolving competitive landscape have catalyzed new ways of thinking about effective systems for data analytics in enterprises. Legacy Enterprise Data Warehouses have not been able to scale to the volume of data and deliver advanced analytical capabilities needed to address this new market reality. At the same time, radical maturity in massively parallel processing database technologies have led to new approaches for effective data exploration and business insights.
The Pivotal Greenplum Database is a shared-nothing, massively parallel processing (MPP) database that has been designed for business intelligence processing and advanced data analytics. The enterprise-grade analytical database provides powerful and rapid analytics on very large volumes of data.