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Getting Started with Greenplum for Big Data Analytics by Sunila Gollapudi

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Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA)

Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA) is a purpose-built, highly scalable parallel data warehousing appliance. The DCA:

  • Brings the processing power of MPP architecture
  • Delivers fastest data loading capacity
  • Provides flexible and linearly scalable infrastructure to support growing business needs

There are two flavors of expandable rack configuration provided by DCA:

  • Greenplum Database Standard Module
  • Greenplum Database High Capacity Module provides increased storage with no increase in footprint

The appliance approach is beneficial as it eases implementation with overall lower total cost of ownership, ensures scalability, high availability, and fault tolerance.

DCA UAP surpasses the previous release with more ...

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