"MicroStrategy enables leading organizations worldwide to analyze any data to make better business decisions, whether it is stored on-premises or in the cloud. MicroStrategy provides powerful, easy-to-use data analytics so any business user can quickly and easily visualize and share their information. Companies choose MicroStrategy’s business analytics platform because it combines fast, flexible visualization with sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. MicroStrategy’s mobile intelligence platform helps companies and organizations build, deploy, and maintain mobile apps across a range of solutions by embedding intelligence, transactions, and multimedia into apps. MicroStrategy solutions are available as software or as turnkey, Cloud-based services that combine MicroStrategy and third-party software and hardware to enable rapid, cost-effective development of hosted BI, mobile, and social applications."

"Amazon RDS brings the scalability and cost-effectiveness of the AWS Cloud to the SQL database market and it complements Amazon RedShift and Amazon Elastic MapReduce, expanding AWS’ presence in the high-growth Big Data space. With Amazon RDS customers can set up, operate and scale a MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server database and connect to MicroStrategy within minutes, allowing them to spend time focusing on more important things like analyzing information and making decisions using MicroStrategy."

"Organizations can quickly connect to relational data bases via MicroStrategy’s certified Pre integration, regardless of whether MicroStrategy is running on-premises or is hosted in the cloud. Organizations can use MicroStrategy to combine data in Amazon RDS with data from other federated data sources, and combine that information into business intelligence delivered in a variety of different styles, including self-service visual data discovery, reports, dashboards, scorecards, ad hoc analysis, OLAP analysis, alerts, or transaction-enabled BI applications, delivered via the web or mobile devices.

MicroStrategy is widely recognized as the performance-leading business analytics vendor for large-scale data warehousing applications and federated Big Data access. MicroStrategy’s ROLAP (Relational Online Analytical Processing) architecture generates highly optimized SQL to maximize the performance and scalability of all major data sources like Amazon RDS. MicroStrategy’s SQL generation engine builds on a fifteen year heritage of database-specific optimizations and incorporates a variety of performance-enhancing innovations like multi-pass SQL, dynamic aggregate-aware data sourcing, drill-through capability, and multi-source push down architecture. MicroStrategy’s multi-level caching and in-memory cube architecture further accelerates query performance and reduces latency." - Richard Krueger, Senior Director, MicroStrategy