Langen and Bensheim, Germany - November 20, 2012: PBS Software GmbH and Actian Corporation today announced their newly formed agreement to bring the power of Actian’s record-breaking analytic database, Vectorwise, to PBS nearline storage solutions.
A pioneer in using column-based database technology to enable Information Lifecycle Management in SAP environments, PBS Software offers nearline storage solutions for SAP Business Warehouse (BW) and ERP installations. PBS solutions help SAP users to process large and complex data volumes by compressing and storing lesser-used data sets in column-based database architectures in order to free up SAP applications considerably. Thanks to column-based database technology, users have fast access to nearline stored data in order to conduct adhoc analyses. Working with Actian, PBS nearline storage solutions are now also available by using Actian Vectorwise as the column-based database server.
Actian Vectorwise is a relational, column-based database that has been developed specifically to meet the demands of BI, reporting and analytics. The database works at the CPU level to offer significantly faster database query response times and loading processes. Vectorwise satisfies analytic queries with significantly fewer resources, runs on standard hardware and is suited to processing and analyzing very large data volumes cost-effectively. As a result, many internet-based companies and data-centric organizations have successfully implemented Vectorwise.
“With regards to performance, Vectorwise not only competes with well-known database brands but even leaves them standing. Based on feedback from our customers and partners, the database gives organizations the ability to satisfy large numbers of analytic queries concurrently and benefit from higher performance levels by leveraging the latest performance features in modern CPUs. As a result, the database is the ideal solution for fast adhoc analytics and reporting,” said Dr. Marcus Menzel, country manager CEMEA at Actian Germany GmbH.
“We are delighted to bring the advantages of Actian Vectorwise to our customers through our nearline solutions for SAP BW and ERP. We are delighted to help and support any organization that would like to test our software solutions together with Vectorwise,” said Günther Reichling, founder and managing director at PBS Software.