Big data & analytics

Think 2018: Data-driven storage without limits

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 […]

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Top migration worries: Estimating cost and duration

There’s an old adage that says, “if you have enough time and money, and no market pressure, you can migrate anything.” Unfortunately, I’ve never met a client that fit that criteria. It’s understandable then, that once the technical concerns about migration have been put to rest, the next logical question most ask is simply, “how […]

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Experience IT infrastructure reimagined at Think 2018

The era of artificial intelligence (AI) is upon us. Applying deep learning and turning data into AI insights requires organizations to reimagine their IT infrastructure. Business and IT leaders also have a tremendous opportunity to learn more about cognitive infrastructure and chart their way forward at Think 2018, March 19–22 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A […]

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POWER9: A chip’s trip around the world

IBM Systems introduced the first of many POWER9 servers a couple of months ago with the best platform for enterprise AI. The IBM Power System AC922 has capabilities spanning AI, deep learning and machine learning. In fact, the entire POWER9 family is evolutionary and brings data-intensive computing for whatever your business needs, no matter the […]

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The fabric of big memory

Technologies as diverse as Apache Spark, SAP HANA and NoSQL databases all share a common architectural feature – the use of in-memory data stores. Moving data sets from traditional storage media into memory can dramatically reduce system latency and increase application performance. These data sets are growing ever larger, however, leading to requirements for what […]

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Power Systems: superior performance for Oracle apps

Are you sure that your Oracle applications are reaching their full potential? As the industry continues to evolve, there has never been a better time to look at your options to improve the performance of those applications. And IBM Power Systems platforms can deliver significant performance benefits. For example, IBM POWER8 systems will deliver at […]

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The future of IT: Keep an eye on machine learning

What will IT look like a decade from now? We’ve seen enormous growth in big data and analytics in the past decade, and this area of technology will continue to transform how business is done. Not just that — but machine learning breakthroughs will bring new ways of analyzing and using that data. To start […]

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Building a culture of high availability

What customer doesn’t expect the applications they use to work all the time? What business doesn’t want high availability from its IT systems? In today’s world, both customers and businesses have high expectations. Customers want to bank and shop when it’s convenient for them, and business leaders want the systems providing these services to be […]

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The next phase of secured computing: IBM Cloud Private on Z

Build, deploy and manage cloud-native applications on the most secure data-serving platform in the world Modern technologies that adversely impact businesses are evolving faster than ever. Ransomware, malware, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, phishing — the list of threats is vast and continues to expand. As new trends emerge, it’s critical for organizations to […]

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