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Is your processor functioning at its potential?
KarenLawrence
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optimization
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The effective use of processor cores and threads is a critically important element in capitalizing on the performance potential of a modern processor. Makes sense. But what new technologies are available to make processors soar? In this blog, I describe...
from Blog: Power Systems IBM Redbooks
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The IBM POWER8 processor: The hype is worth a look
KarenLawrence
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power7+
ibm
performance
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gcc
power7
deployment
linux
optimization
compiler
tuning
hypervisor
redbooks
power
power8
aix
optimize
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The newest IBM® processor makes it’s debut in April, 2014. The IBM POWER8™ processor supersedes the IBM POWER7® and IBM POWER7+™ processors, and is the most powerful, reliable, accessible, and secure processor from IBM todate....
from Blog: Power Systems IBM Redbooks
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Learn about Efficient modeling with OPL  Optimization Programming Language Tips and Tricks
Format: Webinar Length: 1 hour Next Session: April 23, 2014 at 07:30 Pacific, 10:30 Eastern, 16:30 CET Speaker: &n...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization
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The Analytics Maturity Model
Update on Sept 21, 2015. An improved version of this model is presented in Analytics Maturity Models. Analytics can be defined in many ways, but what matters is the purpose of analytics. Most definitions agree on the following: analytics is...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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What's New in IBM Decision Optimization Center 3.8
Format: Webinar Length: 1 hour Next Session: March 26, 2014 at 07:30 Pacific, 10:30 Eastern, 16:30 CET...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization


Learn about Optimizing Replenishment Processes in the Fashion Retail Industry in our next Virtual User Group session
Format: Webinar Length: 1 hour Next Session: February 26, 2014 at 07:30 Pacific, 10:30 Eastern, 16:30 CET...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization


Solving the hardest Sudoku  part 1
JeanFrancoisPuget
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constraint_programming
mathematical_optimization
optimization
analytics
sudoku
mathematics
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Do you know the hardest Sudoku problem? Do you know the best way to solve it? Before answering these questions, let me remind you of what the Sudoku puzzle is about in case you haven't read a newspaper in the last decade (adapted from wikipedia...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Tower of Hanoi at Large
Did you know that the Tower of Hanoi puzzle had real world applications? I was lucky enough to be involved with one such application . Before describing the application, let me recap briefly what the puzzle is about. I'll borrow the definition...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Centers of Polygons in OPL
Ryan J. O'Neil has written an interesting post on centers of polygons . Reason I'm blogging here is that he also asks an interesting question for the case where the polygon is a rectangle. Before looking at rectangles,...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Constraint Programming History
Paul Shaw and I were invited by John Poppelaars to give talks at the Back to School seminar of Dutch ORMS society. Part of our presentation was a brief history of constraint programming. We drafted this slide to summarize it. We certainly left out...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Ever wondered what an IBM Accelerated Value Leader could do for you? Community Blog
Carol Wingfield
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Relationships of trust and understanding within your own business are crucial to every success. You may have relationships with key players from your inhouse departments who play a part in the full cycle of your service delivery or product offering. Maybe...
from Blog: Service Management Connect


2013
To all my readers, I hope you enjoyed reading this blog as much as I enjoyed writing it. I want to thank you all as you are the reason for the existence of the blog. You'll find below a quick recap of the blog activity for 2013. I wish...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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No, The TSP Isn't NP Complete
Two recent blog posts discussing the Traveling Saleman Problem (TSP) led me to write this post. The two blog posts are What is Operations Research by Graham Kendall, and I’ve Been Everywhere (Optimally…) ...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Whatâ€™s New in CPLEX Optimization Studio 12.6
Format: Webinar Length: 1 hour Next Session: December 11, 2013 at 07:30 Pacific, 10:30 Eastern, 16:30 CET Speakers: &nbs...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization


Learn about unlocking the power of the CPLEX Optimization Studio IDE in the upcoming IBM Decision Optimization Virtual Users Group meeting
Format: Webinar Length: 1 hour Next Session: November 20, 2013 at 07:30 Pacific, 10:30 Eastern, 16:30 CET...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization


2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting Presentations
Several of my colleagues were speakers at the 2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting . I have tweeted about it and got many requests about the material. Good news is that we have made all presented material available in our developerWorks community...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Decision Optimization Enables Financial Institutions to Manage Risk, Innovate and Improve Operational Efficiency
aeortiz
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ibm
finance
business
optimization
solutions
industry
banking
cplex
mainframe
analytics
2,692 Views
Though constrained by economic pressure and increasing security concerns, banks are leveraging IT investments to drive business growth. In industries characterized by heavy mainframe usage, such as banking and finance, it’s crucial to maintain customer...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization
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Learn about Optimization Applications Deployment Options in the upcoming IBM ILOG Optimization Virtual Users Group Meeting
Format: Webinar Length: 1 hour Next Session: October 23, 2013 Speakers: ...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization


IBM Rational System Architect Simulator with Optimization
AcdntlPoet
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IBM Rational System Architect Simulator with Optimization  John Jessup of IBM Services demonstrates how to use the System Architect Simulator and Optimizer.
from Blog: Notes from Rational Support
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CPLEX 12.6 Announce
Update on June 28 2015. A more recent release of CPLEX is now available, namely CPLEX 12.6.2 . We are proud to announce release 12.6 of IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio. Planned release dates are December 6, 2013: Electronic...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Join the next IBM ILOG Optimization Virtual User Group webinar to learn about using Optimization for Transportation Planning
Date: 4 th Wednesday of every month @ (07:30 Pacific, 10:30 Eastern, 16:30 CET) Format: Webinar Length:...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization
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How to tone down optimization for complex or large programs? Community Blog
In COBOL for z/OS, V5,1, when compiling your source files that are too complex or in a relatively large size, and if you have specified the OPTIMIZE level, it may take excessive amount of time or storage. Thus a new compiler option, MAXPCF , is introduced to...
from Blog: COBOL Cafe
Modified on by Dan_Z


Optimizing Real Time Decision Making
Why would a taxi company ever wait before dispatching cars to calling customers? The answer may surprise you: it is for decreasing customer waiting time. Yes, you read it correctly: they wait before responding in order to decrease customer waiting time....
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
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Proactive Analytics
Why blog again about optimization and analytics? Because the current way of having optimization be part of analytics is a bit misleading. Let me first say I assume that optimization is part of analytics here. Granted, a previous post of...
from Blog: IT Best Kept Secret Is Optimization
Modified on by JeanFrancoisPuget


IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio 12.5.1 Delivers Another Breakthrough in Performance
IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio 12.5.1 is now available and brings another breakthrough in performance in solving mixed integer programs. Mixed integer programming models are solved on average 15% faster than the industryleading prior release 12.5,...
from Blog: IBM Decision Optimization
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