Workload & resource optimization

Announcing IBM i 7.4 and Db2 Mirror for i

Power servers, Power Systems, Workload & resource optimization

This post was originally featured in Systems Magazine. Today is an exciting day for those of us who work to create IBM i and all of its related software.  Today is Announcement Day! Of course, we have two of those each year (at least) when we announce technology refreshes. And, today, we are announcing a ...read more


Optimizing data lake infrastructure

Big data & analytics, Cognitive computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

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


IBM Storage innovation from data creation to archive

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud object storage...

“Today, enterprises must innovate quickly and constantly–or risk losing competitive advantage,” states Senior Analyst Mark Peters of Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). IBM lives this observation, constantly innovating at breakneck speed to deliver the best possible solutions to the market. To further our commitment to our customers, today IBM is announcing several new solutions in the ...read more


IBM and NVIDIA further collaboration to advance open source GPU acceleration

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

Plan to bring capabilities to data scientists everywhere By 2020, we anticipate that the world’s volume of digital data will exceed 44 zettabytes, an astounding number. As enterprises begin to realize the vast, untapped potential of data, they need to find a way to exploit it. Enter AI. IBM has worked to build the industry’s ...read more


Storage data migration 101: The migration process

Flash storage, IBM Systems Lab Services, Modern data platforms...

Every day, organizations of all kinds undergo storage data migration projects. Migrations can be challenging, and in IBM Systems Lab Services we get a lot of questions about the 101 of storage data migration, so in this blog series, I wanted to explain some basic concepts of storage data migration for you. In my previous ...read more


Storage data migration 101: Online versus offline migration

Flash storage, IBM Systems Lab Services, Modern data platforms...

Storage data migration involves transferring data between storage subsystems or server systems, and it’s a common project for organizations across various industries. There can be several reasons to do a storage data migration: Doing a storage hardware refresh Resolving storage performance or capacity issues Moving to storage subsystems with new features Relocating your data center ...read more


Pushing new industry standards with SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

Big data & analytics, Cognitive computing, Modern data platforms...

At IBM, we believe that collaboration is everything, which is why we are thrilled to announce that we were named SAP’s Infrastructure Partner of the Year. Our collaboration runs deep – IBM and SAP have been driving innovation together for more than 45 years and, together, our two companies are innovating with the goal of ...read more


How to choose the best IT infrastructure for SAP HANA

Big data & analytics, Cloud computing, Data centers...

As companies face the looming 2025 challenge to migrate to SAP HANA, many leaders are wrestling with the decision to deploy HANA appliances, move to SAP HANA Cloud or stay put on their current database stack that they have spent years investing in to their unique environments. IBM has worked with many clients who have ...read more


IBM DS8880F: The trusted foundation for digital innovation

Big data & analytics, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

A recent study from Forrester® reveals that digital transformation and customer experience are the current and future goals of process improvement initiatives.  Leaders need to change the way they think in order to match these goals[1] . In fact, the nature of core business is changing rapidly to meet customer expectations. Business transformation fosters efficiency ...read more