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The rise of Open Source Databases

After many years of working in the IT industry, both as an IT manager in a large telecommunications setup and as a consultant providing solutions to my clients, I’ve come to see a huge interest among users in leveraging more open source software and standards. It comes as no surprise to me that the adoption […]

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Is your scientific software complemented by the best hardware?

Did you know you could realize huge performance gains for your scientific applications by taking advantage of the unique capabilities of the IBM Power Systems platform? Are you apprehensive about making the leap to another architecture? Let’s look at the current state of the software ecosystem around IBM POWER, the resources available and how IBM […]

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Top IBM Power Systems myths: Linux on x/86 is different from Linux on Power

There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is all about dispelling some of the top myths. In the last post, I put aside the myth that IBM Power Systems has no cloud strategy. In this post, we’ll look at a myth that has been propagated by […]

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Get a health check for your SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

Are you confident your SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems are getting optimal performance? SAP HANA has been available on IBM Power Systems for a few years, and many organizations have migrated to it, bringing numerous advantages such as flexibility, efficient resource utilization, server consolidation and reduction in costs. As a Tailored Data Center Integration […]

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Dispelling the top myths about IBM Power Systems

Greek, Roman and Norse mythology gave us a treasure chest of stories to read and enjoy. Their mythology, like many other legends, fables and folklore is fun to learn about. It’s interesting to think about why they were created, how they survived for thousands of years, and what impact they had on their cultures. The […]

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IBM and H2O.ai combine forces to provide machine learning on IBM Power Systems

Collaboration taps POWER9 for open source AI workbench I am delighted to announce our new collaboration with H2O.ai to bring together our technologies surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning.  This collaboration further cements and grows the IBM Power Systems goal to be an enterprise’s preferred AI platform. By working with H2O.ai, we […]

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Simplify your AIX environment with hyperconverged infrastructure

Do you think that the AIX operating system is no longer relevant in this era of the private cloud? If so, you may want to reconsider that point of view. The cost efficiency of public cloud is certainly changing the landscape in profound ways, and the traditional constructs of on-premises IT need to make room […]

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IBM Power Systems offers choice for SAP HANA with RedHat

In just a little over two years nearly 1000 clients have chosen the IBM Power Systems  platform for their SAP HANA workloads. Why are they choosing the Power Systems platform? We believe it’s due to flexibility and choice.  The flexibility to virtualize up to 8 production SAP HANA LPARs (logical partitions), to run mixed workloads, […]

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Build your foundation for advanced data analytics

Massive amounts of data and multiple data sources provide today’s businesses with the opportunity to glean new insights, leading to creative business decisions and the potential for competitive advantage. Moreover, innovative organizations are using machine learning, cognitive applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies to quickly extract that insight and react with agility to […]

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