This market segment comprises both DW generation and DW management tools. According to IDC, Oracle has over 40% of the market which translated into $1.8 billion in revenue for 2006. So which products were included as part of the platform in this survey? The same group of products that featured heavily in the 11g press releases via comments from Andy Mendelsohn and Charles Rozwat:
- Warehouse Builder
- Data Mining
Interestingly, IDC sees Oracle as being in an excellent position to exploit new areas such as spatial analytics. In fact, Warehouse Builder 10gR2 can already "spatially enable" an existing schema so there is nothing stopping customers from using spatial features today. The front page of OTN has a link to an article on integrating spatial with Google map:
The only problem now is : where to send everyone to get more information? Personally, I always use the Yahoo websites for this type of information so here is the link :
Alternatively try typing "Oracle Named Worldwide Market Share Leader in Data Warehouse Platform Tools" into Google and you should get over 150,00 hits.