Can I change the HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance configuration?
No. the configuration of the solution provides peak performance and has been carefully chosen for improved functionality.
What is included in the price for each HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance?
The HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance solution provides the entire infrastructure in one bundle and giving you flexibility in acquiring licenses and additional services. One control rack and up to four data racks are the core of your solutions. Installation and HP 3yr 24x7 hardware and software support for the HP components are also included. Higher support levels are also available, including Mission Critical support. Licenses for SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse can be acquired from HP or Microsoft, or you may utilize existing Volume Licenses (VLs). Software support for the Microsoft software is to be purchased separately from Microsoft.
Where can I find detailed information about the HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance?
The HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance QuickSpecs has more details about the solution and its components.
How do I get support for SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse?
Support for the HP components of the HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance (HP hardware and HP software) will be provided by HP and is included with the solution purchase. Support for the Microsoft software must be purchased separately from Microsoft. We have designed a collaborative support model and will work closely together should there be any issues.
Once deployed how do I evolve my implementation with the HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance?
Customers can upgrade their existing half-data or full-data rack environments with half-data rack upgrades (only available for existing half-data rack installations) or additional full-data rack add-ons with a maximum capacity of four full-data racks.
What alternatives are available for Development & Test prior to implementing data in production with the HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance?
Customers can choose to purchase a single rack Test/Development system to complement their HP Enterprise Data Warehouse Appliance. Optional consulting services are available from HP should you want assistance with the growth and evolution of your implementation.