"Aster Data has attempted to differentiate itself in recent releases with its focus on MapReduce and in-database analytics, and the addition of a column data store to nCluster continues that trend by increasing the performance capabilities for certain workloads."

– Matt Aslett - The 451 Group

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Offers a dual-engine hybrid row/column approach rather than enabling column storage in a row-based engine
Extends SQL-MapReduce, dynamic workload management, and other features to its row engine
Delivers 5-15x performance improvement on predefined queries

About the Writer:

Matt Aslett  Matt Aslett covers data management software for The 451 Group's information   management practice, including relational and non-relational databases, data   warehousing and data caching. Matthew is also an expert in open source software   and contributes regularly to reports produced through the 451 Commercial   Adoption of Open Source (CAOS) Research Service, as well as to the 451 CAOS   Theory blog. Prior to joining The 451 Group, Matthew was deputy editor of   monthly magazine Computer Business Review and ComputerWire's daily news   service. There he covered Linux and open source software and launched the successful Open Source Weblog in January 2006. Matthew started in IT journalism in 1997 as a staff writer with monthly magazine Unix and NT News, where he became editor in 2000. He has also contributed to a number of other publications, including Unigram/X, IBM System User and JavaVision. Matthew holds a BA in multimedia journalism from Bournemouth University in the UK.

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