IBM Open Data Analytics for z/OS highlights

Simplify development

Quickly develop analytics applications using Java, Scala or Python. Increase development capabilities with Apache Spark and Anaconda math, science and parallel computing packages.

Implement a range of algorithms

Enable productive development and deployment for different kinds of Apache Spark workloads including machine learning algorithms, iterative processes and batch. Anaconda combined with Python offers flexible, modular and easy access to hundreds of data science libraries for shorter time to value.

Federate analytics with unified access to data

Eliminate the need to consolidate data before using analytics. Leverage abstractions of data from multiple disconnected sources on z/OS and other platforms, and virtually integrate them to perform analytics using open-source technologies.

Accelerate analytics results

Integrate a wide range of data both on and off the z/OS platform. Provides industry standard open-source technologies and offers an optimized, in-memory approach. Delivers analytics results that you can integrate with business processes to discover previously hidden value.

Technical details

Software requirements

  • IBM z/OS V2.R2
  • IBM 64-Bit SDK for z/OS, Java Technology Edition, Fix Version 8 Refresh 4 Fix Pack 6 or higher
  • z/OS 2.2 ICSF V2R2 or higher

Hardware requirements

  • z15™
  • z14®
  • z13®
  • z13s®
  • zEnterprise BC12

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