Integrating Analytics into the Operational Fabric of Your Business, A combined platform for optimizing analytics and operations

April 2012 Sponsored by International Business Machines Corp Download pdf In this paper, we describe what operational analytics is and what it offers to the business. We explore its relationship to business intelligence (BI) and see how traditional data warehouse architectures struggle to support it. Now, the combination of advanced hardware and software technologies–as seen in the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator, combining IBM Netezza with System z–provide the opportunity to create a new integrated platform delivering powerful operational analytics within the existing IT fabric of the enterprise.  […]