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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

EBay Offering BI Services

On the surface it may look odd, but based on a visit last year, it was clear that EBay knows much about the analysis of very large streams of data that need to be understood in near real time. Now EBay is considering offering business intelligence as a service to other companies. " ... the online auctioneer has built a 5 petabyte data warehouse that adds 50 TB of new data each day ... With the Teradata-based data warehouse able to turn over a terabyte of data in just 5 seconds ... "

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