DSS News
D. J. Power, Editor
February 19, 2012             Vol. 13, No. 4

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In this issue

1) What is a data warehouse appliance?
2) Recent DSS News Headlines
3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1) What is a data warehouse appliance?

by Dan Power

In general, a data warehouse (DW) appliance is an integrated hardware and software bundled application. A DW appliance includes server hardware and premium storage technology with an installed operating system, database management system and application software tuned for data warehousing. Most DW appliances use massively parallel processing (MPP) architectures to provide fast query performance and platform scalability. An appliance is a purpose specific device.
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2) Recent DSS News Headlines

02/18/2012 Social media analytics expert interview series: part 1. Check release.

02/17/2012 Connection Engine launches buyer score to provide instant predictions of email subscriber value segment customers by ROI potential and identify high value customers. Check release.

02/16/2012 Blue Shield of California signs extension for MedeAnalytics' Medical Management Analytics solution. Check release.

3) Upcoming DSS Conferences/Call for Papers

1. Call for IS/T book proposals. Click here

2. DSS’2012 – 16th IFIP WG8.3 International Conference on Decision Support Systems, Anávissos, Greece, June 28-30 2012. Click here

3. Social Media Analytics Summit, April 17-18, San Francisco, CA. Check Click here

4. 20th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2012), Track: "Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management", Barcelona, Spain June 10-13, 2012. Click here

5. Call for papers: AIS SIG DSS mini-tracks at 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington August 9-12, 2012. Click here


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