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Introduction

Teradata is taking the next logical step with its Aster Discovery Platform by decoupling it from the underlying database and porting it to Hadoop, and triggering Internet of Things (IoT) engagements by offering professional services that will help clients jumpstart their initial projects.

Highlights

  • This note dissects Teradata's strategy with Aster and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Features and Benefits

  • Offers perspective on why the value-add of Aster is no longer in the database platform, but in its embedded analytic functions.
  • Discusses the challenges that Teradata faces in jumpstarting an IoT business, as there are prospective rivals and partners such as GE and Siemens who have domain expertise.

Key questions answered

  • Why is Teradata decoupling Aster from the underlying database?
  • How will Teradata support IoT engagements?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Putting Aster Discovery Analytics in its place
  • Jumpstarting IoT

Appendix

  • Author

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