Home Page for the TeradataForum

Archives of the TeradataForum

Message Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 @ 18:22:50 GMT

  <Prev Next>   <<First <Prev

Subj:   Re: Unix vs. Windows
From:   Ken Hansen


The size of DW and individual tables and queries are factors which will help you decide whether to select the reliability and scaleability offered by Unix. Windows is undoubtedly improving but seems to need more time to evolve into a credible competitor for the multi-terabyte DW market.

Consider not only the probability of failure but how the system manages and restarts queries that have been interrupted - using Unix it can appear seamless to the users with TData restarting queries where they were interrupted - I have not had the opportunity to see this with Windows - can anyone else advise?

Ken Hansen
Ivy House Associates

  <Prev Next>   <<First <Prev
  Top Home Privacy Feedback  
Copyright for the TeradataForum (TDATA-L), Manta BlueSky    
Copyright 2016 - All Rights Reserved    
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2016