“When we published our Parallel Database report in 1995, we
rated WhiteCross as the second best data warehousing vendor for
complex queries, the best supplier for the ability to tune
performance, and the leading product for the administration of
parallelism. It outscored Teradata and Oracle in all three
categories and IBM on two, being equal in the third.
“The problem was that WhiteCross, which was founded in 1987, was
a database engine. That is, it was a database tied to proprietary