• September 24, 2018

Data

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Create your future by building on your past

I have had time to reflect on the many conversations I had last month at IBM InterConnect. Some of the more interesting and impactful conversations had to do with the topic of modernization. I thought I’d share my thoughts on modernization with you this month in the form of a Q&A. Do I have to re-invent […]

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Building a double-decker LEGO couch: hackathons in the API economy

Wow, what a whirlwind of events. Bluemix, Watson, IToA, DevOps, mobile solutions. Learning, experiencing, and overloading all senses at IBM InterConnect 2016 in Las Vegas. Not to mention an amazing musical event delivered by Sir Elton John himself–the original Rocket Man! I’d like to share my experience from a very interesting event that took place […]

IBM z13s mainframe Data

Hybrid cloud with z at the center

IBM InterConnect 2016 is winding down, and it’s been a great week. I’ve had a lot of opportunities to talk to people about what they see happening at the intersection of mainframes and cloud computing, and I’m coming away with one very important insight. The debate is over. No one should be arguing whether z […]

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Hot, efficient IMS database management

As data volumes and streams continue to grow, driven by everything from online commerce to social media feeds, efficient database management is becoming ever more challenging for IT. And when you consider the realities of shrinking IT budgets and reductions in human resources and technical skills, automation emerges as a compelling solution. One enterprise customer […]

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From Mainframe To the IBM Cloud

Over the past 10 years we’ve seen an explosion of data-intensive applications, from streaming content to advanced analytics to mobile commerce, driving a requirement to tap into massive stores of data on enterprise systems. This puts tremendous stresses on these systems as data is moved to these cloud-based applications, creating inefficiencies, bottlenecks and security concerns. […]

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True hybrid: fueling IBM Bluemix applications with mainframe data

It’s the burning question for many companies reliant on enterprise systems: how do I extend my mainframe data to cloud, mobile and analytics applications? And there’s no question they need to do this. The majority of core mission-critical workloads are still running on mainframes and that continues to grow. Most consumer and business transactions – […]

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Live from IBM InterConnect 2016: the cloud grows up

The cloud is no longer just about storage and cheap computing power; it’s about adding real business value. That was the message from the IBM team during this morning’s general session at IBM InterConnect 2016, where they illustrated the point through a series of customer stories. As the session went on, there were two key […]

IBM z13s mainframe Data

Rocket Data Virtualization and IBM® mainframes: a winning combination for modern computing

Today IBM introduced the z13sTM, a new version of the popular z13TM mainframe. If you haven’t heard about it yet, the z13s combines all of the power of the original z13 with an increased level of flexibility and more configuration options—all in a smaller physical footprint. IBM also announced that all new IBM z13 and […]

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Attending IBM InterConnect 2016? See how you can connect with the Rocket team!

Join us for breakfast or lunch! Have a bite on us as you take part in a lively roundtable discussion with our experts on topics including mobile, cloud, and backup. Don’t miss these opportunities to hear how your colleagues are solving everyday IT issues with technology. Space is limited—reserve your spot today! Exploring APIs for […]

Rocket Mainframe Data Access for Bluemix Data

Building an Application in Bluemix That Accesses Mainframe Data

This is part 4 of a five-part series on accessing mainframe data from your Bluemix applications. Part 1: Bluemix Meets Mainframe Data Part 2: Installing Rocket Mainframe Data Service on Your Mainframe Part 3: Mapping Your Mainframe Data for Access From Bluemix Part 4: Building an Application in Bluemix That Accesses Mainframe Data (this entry) […]