Netezza Mako Appliance

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IBM Netezza Mako server is latest appliance in the IBM PureData System for Analytics system powered by Netezza technology. The appliances are no longer going to be supported by IBM. They are suggesting to move towards the cloud based Netezza solution or an on prem solution that can be installed on container workload on general Linux servers. IBM will not do away with Netezza technology. But, the purpose built appliances that powered numerous warehouses will be replaced by another solution that is a combination of DB2 and Netezza, but the core is based on DB2. So, until 2023 when Mako appliances will be sunset, these Make appliances will be high powered machines

Netezza Mako Features

IBM PureData System for Analytics system powered by Netezza technology comes with faster execution times compared to its entire predecessors of Netezza appliances that include the very sucessful Netezza appliances such as Striper, TwinFin and Striper Gen 2. IBM PureData System for Analytics N3001 or Mako server delivers a high performance advantage over other analytic server available.

The Mako box is designed with unique asymmetric massively parallel processing (AMPP) architecture that combines open IBM blade server’s technology and disk storage with patented data filtering hardware using field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). This delivers fast query performance on analytic solutions. This high performance makes the Mako server is different from other high end analytics servers.

AMPP Architecture

Mako is Simple and completely integrated

IBM PureData System for Analytics N3001 also offers complementary software licenses to use in conjunction with the appliance. Data movement, reporting, analytic tools, and Hadoop licenses make for a full service offering.

The below software is included:

  • IBM InfoSphere BigInsights and many more
  • Reporting tool IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1
  • IBM DataStage 280 PVUs
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What’s New in PureData System for Analytics N3001


  • Improved security with Self Encrypting Drives
  • Kerberos support


• Faster performance with upgraded CPUs with more cores

New appliance models

• New rack mountable, ultra lite/mini appliance for midsize businesses

• New 8-rack, Petabyte capacity appliance New Netezza Platform Software (NPS) 7.2

• Faster load rates

• Performance Portal enhancements

• and more

IBM Mako Netezza Appliance specifications

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