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The Mainframe Mastered

Today is the first day of IBM Edge in Las Vegas, where thousands of business leaders are gathering to develop new strategies to accelerate technology breakthroughs, extend infrastructure, and capture new markets. And one of the most exciting parts of the event is the announcement of the winners of IBM’s Master The Mainframe competition, which […]

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Rocket data virtualization

And the Oscar goes to…data virtualization

Recognition has been a long-time coming for data virtualization. As a technology, it has been something of a pre-adolescent, the child actor who couldn’t make the transition to adult roles. While revolutionary in its approach, early forms of data virtualization were just not ready for prime time, suffering from performance and scalability issues. The norm […]

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SHARE Atlanta Rocket Booth

“Mainframe for All” highlighted at SHARE Atlanta 2016

Last week in Atlanta, GA USA, another successful SHARE conference concluded with 1,133 attendees gaining new insights from hundreds of vendors and technical sessions. As a contributing sponsor to SHARE, Rocket Software had the pleasure of meeting dozens of customers, partners, and attendees in the exhibit hall to answer questions and showcase Rocket Software products […]

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Apache Spark

Apache Spark on IBM z/OS: Something New in Mainframe Analytics

For the last few years we’ve been talking with organizations that want to move their analytics closer to their data so that they can make faster, more accurate, decisions that help them become more efficient and profitable. Eliminating the time-consuming and costly process of copying data for analysis helps ensure that insights can be acted […]

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Rocket Launchpad

This is Your Mainframe. This is Your Mainframe on Spark and Data Virtualization.

Organizations that rely on IBM mainframes know that there is no better system for transforming massive amounts of data into business success. And thanks to Apache Spark and Data Virtualization, it’s now possible for mainframe users to do real-time analysis of structured and unstructured data in place using optimized enterprise data access and abstraction. To […]

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