The IBM® Netezza High Capacity Appliance extends IBM Netezza’s family of data warehouse appliances to new extremes of data capacity, scaling to multiple petabytes of user data. This will enable organizations to meet a variety of analytical and historical data storage requirements with a single cost-effective appliance.
The reason for posting about it is this price information from the ZDNet announcement :
The big pitch for Netezza is the price per user per terabyte. Mills said the Netezza appliance will run about $2,500 per user per terabye compared to an average of $10,000.
Original title and link: IBM Launches First Netezza Appliance (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)