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hackzone

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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Mainframe Storage Cloud

Rethinking mainframe storage: a hybrid cloud strategy for the best of both worlds

For the better part of three decades, hierarchical storage management (HSM) has been a key component of mainframe information lifecycle management (ILM) – and it’s been a very effective method for managing enterprise data. However, current data growth rates and shrinking budgets are challenging that structure and are forcing us to look at new, innovative, […]

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Rocket Launchpad

3…2…1…Welcome to Rocket Launchpad!

Rocket Software is a technology company, but we spend a lot of our time thinking about the business problems – versus the technological issues – our customers and partners face. That’s because software doesn’t exist in a vacuum, and forward-looking organizations know that technology investments only make sense if they support the bottom line. In […]

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The Rocket Band

This is your song…

It’s hard to believe that it’s only the second day of InterConnect. So much is going on here that it feels like the Rocket team has already been here for weeks! There’s so much to talk about (you can read about it from the Rocketeers who are blogging and tweeting from the expo floor, sessions, […]

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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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