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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 […]

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IBM z13s mainframe

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 database management

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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Rocket Mainframe Data Service

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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IoT by the numbers

Live from IBM InterConnect 2016: Cognitive IoT–The New Leadership Agenda

By now, you’ve surely heard all about the Internet of Things (IoT), and how it will change the way we interact with the world around us. You’ve also probably heard about the new world of cognitive computing, as exemplified by IBM’s Watson technology. But are you truly ready for the ways that these two things […]

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Universal data access

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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IBM z13s mainframe

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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SG3

Expand Insights into Your Entire Backup Environment with Rocket Servergraph Professional

Last week, I wrote about the exciting new release of Rocket Servergraph Professional v7.8, as well as a high-level overview of “what Servergraph is & how it works.” Today, I’d like to drill down to the REAL BENEFITS: the day-to-day IT and business value customers get out of Servergraph. Well, allow me to start with […]

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