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Optimizing data lake infrastructure

Big data & analytics, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers...

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analytics and production workloads. It embraces multiple data platforms, such as ...read more


Welcoming H2O Driverless AI to the PowerAI ecosystem

AI, Machine learning, OpenPOWER...

There is the old saying that “it takes a village,” and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to building the best solutions for companies on the journey to AI. No one company has all the answers and with new technologies emerging daily, it is important to partner with the right trailblazers. IBM Power ...read more


Think 2018: Data-driven storage without limits

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

The world of storage has changed dramatically in a few short years. Business data is no longer stored only in stand-alone systems in on-premises data centers. Far different demands are being placed on storage as data volumes rise and new applications are developed. Artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, deep learning and other modern workloads ...read more


Linux on IBM Power Systems: Support for cognitive computing

High-performance computing, IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux on Power Systems...

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 ...read more


From here to AI: Beyond the hype

AI, Cloud computing, Power servers...

Lessons from the Gartner Symposium I asked over 500 people two simple questions during our recent Gartner Symposium panel: “Who is implementing deep learning or machine learning technologies in your company?” “Who thinks these technologies are drivers of innovation, but have no idea how to get started?” The media coverage of artificial intelligence (AI) would ...read more


An optimized platform for big data and machine learning

Big data & analytics, Deep learning, Power servers...

For organization leaders seeking to deploy the most efficient platform for big data analytics, machine learning, deep learning and cognitive applications, IBM and Hortonworks have partnered to certify IBM Spectrum Scale with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on x86 servers. This adds to previous certifications for IBM Spectrum Scale and HDP on IBM Power servers. IBM ...read more


Fast data: The future of big data

Data security, Integrated infrastructure, Internet of things...

It’s not news that big data is getting bigger by the second.  However, in addition to sheer volume, there is also increasing demand to take action faster than ever based on the data.  An organization’s leaders want to gain a competitive advantage by turning raw data into actionable intelligence. How can they quickly and efficiently ...read more


Honoring cognitive trailblazers

Big data & analytics, Power servers, Power Systems

Last week in San Jose, I had the honor of presenting the inaugural “IBM Cognitive Honors” award at the Hortonworks Luminaries dinner, in conjunction with DataWorks Summit. IBM Cognitive Honors seeks to recognize individuals making noteworthy advances in AI/machine learning within their company or organization. The journey to cognitive and AI often starts with advanced ...read more


IBM at DataWorks Summit: The future of data science

Cloud computing, Hybrid cloud storage, Power servers...

Marketplace disruptors have one thing in common: data science. Data science is the process of discovering hidden insights from massive amounts of structured and unstructured data, using methods such as machine learning, data mining and predictive analytics. This multi-disciplinary approach is changing the way organizations solve problems and gain competitive advantage. Join IBM at the ...read more