There seems to be a lot of action in the data warehousing space.

Last year, we had EMC buy Greenplum:  We then had IBM acquire Netezza:  Then in September, we saw Aster Data raise $30 million in a C round: and get a new CEO in Quentin Gallivan.

2011 has started out in the data warehousing space with Kognitio announcing a funding round: and Microsoft announcing the departure of Bob Muglia:

Will 2011 be an interesting year? You bet.  I think there will be more action in 2011 than there was in 2010.  The economy is improving, companies have cash to spend, work needs to be done.