There is explosive growth in the
data volumes being managed by organizations.
The transition from an average of a few hundred gigabytes managed by the
operational store a decade ago, to the many terabytes being managed today, has
Terabyte-scale operational environments present a unique set of challenges.
Such environments need the performance and scale to meet the most demanding Wall
Street trading systems, but at the same time the ability to run intra-day and
end-of-day reporting and operational decision support systems.
This ability to handle “mixed workloads”— the happy coexistence of demanding
transactional systems and
operational reporting systems — is key to gaining a competitive advantage.
We interview Raj Rathee to gain
Sybase's perspective on mission-critical enterprise database
Raj is a senior manager for
product management at Sybase.