Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) offers customers a Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) turn-key appliance that has been designed and configured for the data warehousing workload at a low total cost of ownership. Built on commodity hardware and combined with the industry-leading Microsoft Windows & SQL Server platforms, PDW delivers the highest levels of scalability from 10TB to over 1PB. Query performance and concurrency is optimized by leveraging PDW's support for Data Distribution, Parallelism, and Data Movement Services.
B.I. Voyage (BIV) has been recognized by Microsoft as a key early adopter and proven systems integrator for PDW. Microsoft and HP have both brought BIV in to assist with customer implementations including implementations within internal divisions of Microsoft. BIV has also participated in multiple PDW proof of concepts and has worked on multiple production implementations of PDW. BIV has also purchased a PDW appliance of their own allowing them to provide their staff with world class training, execute Proof of Concepts and build industry specific solutions hosted on PDW. There is no other consulting firm in the world that can offer the hands on PDW experience that we have. Simply put, we are the go to partner for PDW. Our clients turn to us for guidance around the initial evaluation as well as the design and deployment into production. From initial project scoping, planning, and architecture to training and knowledge transfer we work with your organization side-by-side to ensure your PDW investment provides an optimal return.