MySpace VP Discusses Implementation of Aster Data Systems' Frontline Data Warehouse at Gartner BI Summit

GARTNER BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SUMMIT, Wash DC – March 10, 2009 – Aster Data Systems, a proven leader dedicated to providing the best analytic databases for frontline data warehousing, will be presenting at the Gartner BI Summit tomorrow, with its customer Hala Al-Adwan, VP Data Services, MySpace, to showcase how MySpace was able to quickly deploy a 100+ terabyte data warehouse on low-cost commodity hardware.

The session will be held tomorrow, Wednesday March 11th, from 9:45 am – 10:15 am EST. More information can be found here; http://agendabuilder.gartner.com/bi7/WebPages/SessionDetail.aspx?EventSessionId=862.

Al-Adwan will also cover lessons she and her team learned about quickly deploying a mission critical data warehouse, and how important it is to choose a mature technology partner, with a strong customer service focus.

Also at the Gartner BI Summit, Aster Data will be demoing nCluster Online Precision Scaling, which enhances performance by eliminating resource contention and enables independent scalability for different server groups, at booth P. The demos will be held today at 1 pm and 2 pm.

About Aster Data Systems
Aster Data Systems is a proven leader in high-performance analytic database systems for frontline data warehousing - bringing deep insights on data analyzed on clusters of low-cost commodity hardware. The Aster nCluster database cost-effectively powers frontline analytic applications for companies such as MySpace, aCerno (an Akamai company), and ShareThis. Running on low-cost off-the-shelf hardware, and providing 'hands-free' administration, Aster enables enterprises to meet their data warehousing needs within their budget. Aster is headquartered in Redwood City, California and is backed by Sequoia Capital, JAFCO Ventures, IVP, Cambrian Ventures, and First-Round Capital, as well as industry visionaries including David Cheriton, Rajeev Motwani and Ron Conway. For more information please visit http://www.asterdata.com, or call 650-232-4400.

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ZAG Communications for Aster Data Systems
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