Chapter 1 – How Netezza Works

“Let me once again explain the rules. Tera-Tom books Rule!”

Tera-Tom Coffing

 

What is Parallel Processing?

“After enlightenment, the laundry”

- Zen Proverb

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“After parallel processing the laundry, enlightenment!”

- Netezza Zen Proverb

Two guys were having fun on a Saturday night when one said, “I’ve got to go and do my laundry.” The other said, “What!?” The first man explained that if he went to the laundry mat the next morning, he would be lucky to get one machine and be there all day. But if he went on Saturday night, he could get all the machines. Then, he could do all his wash and dry in two hours. Now that’s ...

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