Growth in Grid Computing Mirrors Boom in Business Intelligence

BI adoption helping to fuel increased use of new computing model

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For more information regarding the use of grid computing and other computing models in the supply chain, see the article "Cutting Through the 'On Demand' Hype," the Net Best Thing column in the December/January 2004 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

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  • 93 percent of organizations are now providing real-time access to analytic data, an increase of 10 percent from six months ago.

  • 44 percent of database developers are currently migrating or will migrate to a 64-bit database within the next year, an increase of more than 60 percent in six months time.

  • Mobile database development project starts have bounced back to 32 percent, up 60 percent from the low during the IT slowdown.