High Performance Commercial Computing in 2015 makes the case for building or buying high performance business software. We make the case by first suggesting in Part 1 how high performance software might positively impact your business. Then, in Part 2, we discuss the high performance commercial software available today and the hardware requirements to make…

In the first two post of this series (here and here) I first suggested that Hadoop could be effectively used as the platform for staging and then suggested that a modern warehouse would have a federation layer that turned it into a logical data warehouse. Figure 3 depicts this extended architecture. Figure 3: A Logical…