Yellowfin Certifies On VectorWise

Yellowfin certifies on VectorWise


SYDNEY, MARCH 29, 2011 – International Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor, Yellowfin, has partnered with data management experts, Ingres Corporation, certifying Yellowfin’s market-leading ease-of-use BI solution with Ingres VectorWise, the record-breaking fast analytical database.

The partnership means that Yellowfin and VectorWise will be sold as a complete enterprise reporting and analytics solution. The deal delivers the world’s fastest and easiest to use total business analytics package, at a price point that makes world-class BI accessible to everyone.

“For years, BI and data warehousing companies have delivered products only affordable for organizations at the very top end of town,” said Director and Co-Founder, Justin Hewitt. “Combining Yellowfin and VectorWise offers a business analytics package unparalleled in performance, speed, cost effectiveness, and ease-of-use,” said Hewitt.

In February, VectorWise smashed the Transaction Processing Performance Council’s TPC-H benchmark for the fastest analytical database at 100GB on a single cluster, delivering 340% of the previous record (251,561 QphH@100GB on a single HP ProLiant DL380 G7 system, availability date March 31, 2011).

“Yellowfin is an ideal partner for Ingres,” said Fred Gallagher, General Manager for the VectorWise business unit. “Our values and mission are well aligned, with Yellowfin’s BI solution and Ingres’ VectorWise database delivering easy-to-use, high performing products at a palatable price tag,” said Gallagher.

“Yellowfin is one of the fastest growing BI platforms and is incredibly easy to use, integrate and embed. We are delighted to partner with Yellowfin and offer customers a complete solution to address their growing reporting and analytical needs.”

The partnership also addresses the growing need for analytics and BI, as corporate data volumes rapidly expand, and organizations realize the benefits of up-to-the-minute data analysis, with its ability to facilitate sustained competitive advantage through fact-based strategic decision-making.

“Organizations from across all industries, particularly data aggregators and those with large data volumes, now have the ability to achieve unmatched ROI through faster reporting and analytics, at a fraction of the cost, with less complexity,” said Yellowfin CEO and Co-founder, Glen Rabie. “There’s no need for costly hardware upgrades or BI tuning to easily achieve data analysis of big data stores at record-breaking pace with minimal demand on IT resources.”

The growth of digital data worldwide is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, and according to recent research, computing storage capacity is growing at around 58 percent per year. The ability for enterprises to capture, collate and analyze organizational data is becoming simultaneously more important and difficult to manage.

“The demand for new-generation business analytics solutions – comprising agile BI and analytical database technology that have the capacity to quickly, effectively and efficiently produce actionable intelligence from large data volumes – is set to skyrocket,” said Gallagher. “With Yellowfin and VectorWise, you can deliver easy to use reporting and analytics faster, which is what today’s users expect.”

For more information on how Ingres VectorWise and Yellowfin are making business analytics for big data fast and easy, visit

About Yellowfin

Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia. Yellowfin is a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution.

About Ingres Corporation

Ingres develops and markets the leading open source enterprise-grade relational database and a breakthrough analytic database, VectorWise, designed to support the growing need for analytics and business intelligence. Delivering on its promise of continued innovation, Ingres VectorWise delivers performance improvements of up to 70X that of comparable databases without the traditional overhead, and is suitable for enterprises and as an embedded database for ISVs and SaaS providers. Ingres VectorWise is quickly becoming a leader in big data management and data analysis for data-driven companies. More information is available at

Ingres and VectorWise are trademarks of Ingres Corporation. TPC and TPC-H are trademarks of the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC). All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

What is Business Intelligence software?

BI refers to a broad range of computer software applications and tools used to report, analyze and present data in a range of formats, to help businesses identify trends and opportunities, and support fundamental decision-making.

For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, please contact:

Lachlan James, Communications Coordinator on +61 03 9090 0454, 0431 835 658 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

John Ryan, Marketing Manager, Ingres on +03 8530 1722, 0422 463 859 or john.ryan@ingres.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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