Yet a third reaction has come to Tableau’s announcement that it has acquired HyPer, the German “high performance database system.”
“It seems sort of muddled,” wrote Dave Wells in email to me yesterday. He’s a longtime Tableau observer, a 40-year IT veteran, and now a consultant and educator at Infocentric. For six years, he was the TDWI education director.
“I’m not really clear what’s going on,” he wrote in email to me, “but it is reasonable to believe that Tableau has something up their sleeve and may be trying to bring a game changer to the market and get back the dominant position that seems to have slipped a bit.”… Read the rest “Tableau plus HyPer: “Something up their sleeve””