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Yellowbrick – Empowering enterprises to make faster decisions with all of their data


Yellowbrick Data empowers companies to make faster decisions with all of their data. Built for enterprises and the hybrid cloud, the Yellowbrick Data Warehouse deploys powerful analytics anywhere, with best-in-class economics. The firm mainly aims at solving the challenges of high availability, running complex mixed workloads, support for ad-hoc SQL, computing correct answers on any schema, massive scalability, and supporting large numbers of concurrent users.

Yellowbrick Data Warehouse is quick to deploy, easy to expand and simple to manage. And in doing so, the firm also fundamentally changed the economics of enterprise data warehousing to deliver the lowest acquisition and operating costs, and highest performance to its customers.

Primary Objective

Yellowbrick’s mission is to make analytics and data warehousing simple.

The ultimate data ware house products furnished by Yellowbrick

Replace racks of hardware with an easy to manage turn-key appliance. Yellowbrick delivers an optimized analytic database and advanced software that eliminates tasks that consume hours of IT and DBA staff time, all while improving service and insight quality.

Shrink Your Footprint

Forget fork-lifting racks. Yellowbrick is a small appliance that replaces racks of data warehouse hardware, significantly reducing floor space, power, and cooling costs. It’s not uncommon to shrink 6 racks to 6U. Easy to deploy and easier to maintain Yellowbrick delivers a turn-key appliance and includes standard services designed to let you stay focused on business.

Remote Monitoring

Yellowbrick Assisted Support provides advanced 24x7 predictive monitoring, easing the load on your DBAs and ensure the health and availability of your warehouse.

Spend Less Time Tuning

Plow through data 10-100x faster with Yellowbrick. Ad-hoc workloads on Yellowbrick run faster than heavily tuned, indexed queries on other data warehouses.

With Yellowbrick, enterprises can finally achieve the complete, accurate, and timely insights they need to run their business without managing large complex systems that require continual tuning and maintenance.

Yellowbrick cloud data warehouse

Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse – overcome the scale, cost and performance challenges posed by traditional cloud data warehouses. Multi-cloud support allows customers to connect multiple public and private clouds to a single Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse; it supports the applications, users and public clouds of your choice.

Salient Features

  • Run analytics 10x-100x faster than any other data warehouse
  • Support the applications, users and public clouds of your choice
  • Predictable analytics performance, scalability, and costs

Access Everywhere

The Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse provides private connections as part of your subscription. Our service locations ensure sub-millisecond latency to each public cloud. If your organization does not want to utilize a public cloud, we provide private direct internet access (DIA) VPN connections.


Yellowbrick can replicate databases between on-premises and the cloud, supporting hybrid scenarios such as keeping legacy ETL on-premises but allowing users to access the data in the cloud – and giving customers the flexibility to migrate from or to the cloud at will.

No lock-in

Never again fear infrastructure vendor warehouse incompatibility. It supports multiple clouds for the same warehouse, so you can have your data present, up-to-date and available in real-time in any public cloud as well as on-premises. Yellowbrick is ANSI SQL compliant enabling you to move in and out with ease.

Data Protection

Yellowbrick Cloud keeps you protected with hourly backups and a full week of retention. The firm supports custom backup policies, allowing the customers to specify individual databases, backup intervals, and retention.


Yellowbrick Cloud carries a 99.9% Service Uptime Guarantee. It stands by reliability with service credits.

The pre-eminent leader behind the glory of Yellowbrick

Neil Carson is the Co-founder and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Yellowbrick. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Fusion-io where he was responsible for company strategy, product definitions, roadmaps, corporate development, and strategic partnerships and key customer acquisitions. Mr. Neil was also the Chief Application Architect at Dell, where he led the platform architecture team across Message One, Everdream, Silverback Networks, and other acquired development groups. He joined Dell through the acquisition of Everdream where he was Chief Architect.

Neil has also held roles at BMC/Remedy and Liberate Technologies, including Principal Product Architect and Principal Engineer. Neil has served as a technical advisor for startups Oxygen Finance and Datera Inc. Neil earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Software Engineering from Cranfield University.

“Changing the economics of enterprise data warehousing to deliver the lowest acquisition and operating costs, and highest performance to their customers.”