What’s Tableau doing buying HyPer, the German OLTP/OLAP hybrid? The March 10 announcement brought a flurry of email — and the Doodler notices news about a company he’s watched since it was a mere puppy that tipped over an industry. Now as it eases into midlife, flush with cash and renown, it does what comes with that age: It buys stuff.
Innovative, high performance database system
The newly acquired technology is, according to the Tableau announcement, an “innovative, high performance database system.” Like the Stanford University-developed Tableau, this database was also developed at a university, the Technical University of Munich. There, Tableau will add “key technical personnel” and establish a research and development center for high performance computing.… Read the rest “What’s Tableau doing in Munich?”