performance

More questions to ask when choosing a cloud provider for S/4HANA

This post is the second in a three-part interview series with Brian Burke, global SAP solutions executive with IBM SAP Alliance. To read this first part of the interview, click here. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): What questions should companies ask a prospective managed cloud services provider for SAP S/4HANA? Brian Burke, global SAP solutions executive, […]

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Moving to the cloud is strategic for education in India

Disruptive technologies have redefined how knowledge is created, disseminated and consumed. Gone are the days when learning was restricted within four walls of a classroom at fixed times. The education system has come a long way from classroom education to distance learning, eLearning and now personalized learning. The digital generation demands access to learning anytime, […]

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Cloud performance without limits: Join the conversation

A business should be able to choose the cloud solution that fits it best. It’s “choice with consistency.” Putting the right workload in the right place is important because businesses, people and markets are different. Consider IBM Cloud in its entirety. It has been a leader in open technologies for more than a decade, supporting […]

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How small and midsize businesses are using cloud: WorldTicket

Your company does not need to be very large in order to use cloud, not even IBM Cloud. This series of blog posts provides real-life examples of how small and medium businesses (SMB) are using the cloud. My first example starts with a small software company called WorldTicket that was founded in Denmark in 2002. […]

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Being smart with IBM SmartCloud for SAP

Change, we are told, is inevitable. This is not just a spiritual maxim but something enterprises are experiencing day in and day out in their business.

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Top five new enhancements in IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.3

Everything you need to know about our latest innovations.

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5 considerations when moving to the cloud

While there is great appeal for moving to the cloud, be on the lookout for some of the following considerations.

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Lessons learned: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning

The main advantage I have seen with IBM SmartCloud Provisioning is the speed at which it can deploy and destroy machines. In this example, I deploy a base image, customize it for a test, capture that image for later use, and then create a test set with the new modified image.

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Tips for virtual desktop performances

In my last blog entry I wrote the following statement: “Always be sure to consider any user objections before deploying desktop virtualization and thin client technology.” One of the main objections is loss of performance.

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Predicting performance issues in your cloud environment

In my previous life as system management specialist, I often happened to warn my customers about “infrastructure management noise,” an issue arising from setting too many monitor thresholds and generating therefore large volumes of events, which makes difficult to identify real problems. You often end up with so many alarms that people simply start to ignore them.

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