TDWI Boston Chapter Users’ Meeting July 16th

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TDWI Boston Chapter Users’ Meeting July 16th

Tdwi_logo_2Data warehousing and business intelligence professionals in the Boston area are invited to sign up for and attend the TDWI Boston Chapter Users’ Group meeting next week on Wednesday July 16, 2008 1-4pm in Waltham, MA.

It is a great opportunity to network with other DW/BI professionals and listen/discuss topics pertinent to your businesses.

TDWI Boston Chapter Users’ Meeting

Wednesday July 16, 2008, 1- 4 P.M.

1:00 p.m. Meeting Kickoff by the Chapter Officers

1:15 p.m. Keynote: “Data Warehouse Appliances” by Phillip Russom, Senior Research Manager, TDWI.

2:15 p.m.  Break and Peer Networking

2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Data Warehouse Appliances”. Panelists: Phillip Russo (TDWI) and representatives from Dataupia, DATAllegro, Greenplum, and Hewlett-Packard. Moderator: Rick Sherman

3:30 p.m. Chapter Business discussed by the Chapter Officers

3:50 p.m.  Raffles with the Chapter Sponsors

4:00 p.m.  Meeting Adjournment

In the keynote presentation Philip Russom will:

                    Explain the difference between a DW Appliance and a traditional DW

                    Discuss the emergence, current state, and likely evolution of the DW Appliance market

                    Compare typical implementation and maintenance costs of a DW Appliance versus a traditional DW solution.

                    Discuss pitfalls and best practices of DW Appliance implementations

The panel will discuss questions posed by the moderator and attendees about the present state of Data Warehouse Appliances and how they see these hardware/software bundles developing over the next several years.

Location: Directions

Children’s Hospital Boston at Waltham

409 Hope Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453

Flashner Building, Conference Room A

Please RSVP here, (it is free but you need to sign up for security policy). NOTE: Please be sure and select TDWI Boston when asked for the location of the chapter meeting. Space is limited so sign up early!

Additional information on the TDWI Boston Chapter.

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