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TransUnion Selects Sybase IQ for Enhanced Analytics Performance
(Dublin, CA) - Sybase has announced that TransUnion, a provider of credit and information management, has chosen Sybase IQ to power its database of 280 million credit consumers. Sybase IQ, a highly optimized analytics server, was able to handle TransUnion's challenging data warehousing requirements with ease - it decreased query times, while significantly reducing hardware and energy requirements by achieving data compression of up to 82 percent. With its innovative column-based architecture, Sybase IQ enables financial services marketers to run queries on primary reports up to six times faster than a traditional row-oriented database.
Sybase IQ is suited for organizations such as TransUnion that gather, analyze, and deliver comprehensive data and advanced analytics services to business users. To gain an edge in a competitive market, TransUnion needed to meet its customers' ever-increasing time sensitivity when performing analytic queries. Sybase IQ's track record in business intelligence (nearly 1,000 organizations use it) prompted TransUnion to consider a data warehouse powered by Sybase IQ. TransUnion conducted an in-depth, six-week proof-of-concept, demonstrating reduced load processing times, significantly faster query response times, and reduced storage costs.
Sybase IQ is suited for organizations such as TransUnion that gather, analyze, and deliver comprehensive data and advanced analytics services to business users. To gain an edge in a competitive market, TransUnion needed to meet its customers' ever-increasing time sensitivity when performing analytic queries. Sybase IQ's track record in business intelligence (nearly 1,000 organizations use it) prompted TransUnion to consider a data warehouse powered by Sybase IQ. TransUnion conducted an in-depth, six-week proof-of-concept, demonstrating reduced load processing times, significantly faster query response times, and reduced storage costs.ressed data 85 percent resulting in a "green" data environment with 90 percent less CO2 emissions over the data warehouse's life time.
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Sybase Boosts SQL Developer Productivity with Workspace 2.0
(Dublin, CA) - Sybase has announced WorkSpace 2.0, the integrated design and development environment combining enterprise modeling, database development, data federation, Web application development and services development and orchestration in an Eclipse, open-source framework. New enhancements to Sybase WorkSpace include advanced integration with Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, Sybase IQ and SQL Anywhere and further incorporation of open source technology through plug-ins such as the Eclipse Data Tooling Platform (DTP) and Services Toolkit.

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