This is a guest post from Marc Herbert, Chief Operating Officer at Estuate.
For those Revitas customers who have successfully used Revitas products for many years, you are probably starting to encounter the phenomenon of “data cholesterol” in some form. Data cholesterol results from years of accumulated data, much of it no longer used, that begins to clog online and reporting system performance.
To maintain your Service Level Agreements with business users for adequate performance, your response to data cholesterol is to add hardware resources—CPU, memory, storage. At some point, it becomes painful to keep adding hardware to solve performance problems.
There is a better way. By properly archiving data,...