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Linux on IBM Power Systems: Support for cognitive computing

Throughout its more than 100 years of history, IBM has continuously reinvented itself to adapt to an ever-changing world. Likewise, the IBM Power Systems architecture has evolved as enterprise-class systems that are core to our business. Over the last decade, many organizations have consolidated workloads using Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) technology, and IBM Systems Lab […]

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Two elephants: Hortonworks and IBM

I have a two-year-old son at home. Wait, no — he’s almost three.  Wow, that happened FAST. Anyway, I have a young son, and one of the rituals we both look forward to every night is story time.  We have fairy tale books, books about farm animals, books about letters and numbers and colors.  But, […]

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Managing digital transformation: The Spark imperative

The flood of new sources of information or the “data tsunami” as it’s been called is creating tremendous new opportunities to understand our markets, our customers and our business operations. Those same opportunities are also being provided to our competitors. This means that how we respond to the challenge of harnessing that data and using […]

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Optimized, integrated systems for Spark and Hadoop

As medium and large-enterprise clients look to expand their business insights by applying analytics to big data, they require a cost-effective, high-performing, resilient and secure infrastructure. These businesses are taking various approaches to organizing their structured and unstructured big data for analytics, including the following: Offloading their historical operational data from a data warehouse to […]

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Redesigning biomedical research systems for big data and more

The big data challenge Research organizations, particularly those involved in genomics, are facing analytics challenges they have never encountered before. Over the past decade, genomic data has doubled about every seven months. Sequencing a whole genome produces about 200 gigabytes; each variant file amounts to another 125 megabytes. The 1000 genomes project generated 200 terabytes—or […]

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Empower your operations with data – insight from IBM Insight Day 2

Organizations building an insight-driven culture based on the science of data can change the way work gets done and how decisions are made. In the insight economy, you can help everyone act more quickly, ask more questions and think creatively about the best ways to innovate for growth. During Tuesday’s General Session, we learned how […]

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Empowering your company with analytics and IBM Systems at Insight 2015 – Day 2 highlights

How does weather impact sales of soup? If you attended the Day 2 General Session at Insight, you can probably give an expert answer. Today was spent talking about how, with data science, you can build a business culture that will enable you to act faster, ask more questions and think creatively about solutions for […]

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