Why Choose a Column Database for Business Intelligence?
by Jim Sterne
This paper gives an overview of InfiniDB, a column-oriented database that is designed to service the needs of business intelligence applications as well as any other scenario where medium to very large amounts of data need to be queried and fast response times are desired.
Covers how column-oriented databases work, as well as how they make a significant difference in a BI application. Includes a benchmark comparison between InfiniDB and a leading row-based database, comparing: