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Driving in-memory data warehousing into the big data cloud

Driving in-memory data warehousing into the big data cloud

July 27, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
The modern data warehouse (DW) lives in the cloud and is rapidly evolving into an in-memory platform for high-performance in-database analytics. As evidenced by IBM’s launch last year of dashDB and the latest enhancement release to the service, the fully managed in-memory cloud DW is already a...
Wimbledon nets analytic insight from Watson cognitive technology

Wimbledon nets analytic insight from Watson cognitive technology

June 23, 2015 | by Duncan Anderson, CTO Watson, Europe, IBM
Previously we looked at how IBM is building the “Wimbledon Digital Assistant” based on Watson technology, which has been trained to answer questions about the Wimbledon championships. This conclusion describes how we dealt with two types of data that Watson needed to understand—general knowledge...

Integrated Tools That Empower Database Management

Administer, monitor, and optimize enterprise-scale databases using IBM Data Server Manager

March 20, 2015 | by Thuan Bui
Administer, monitor, and optimize enterprise-scale databases using IBM Data Server Manager

Patting down the pachyderm: Big data prognostications for 2015

December 23, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
As 2014 draws to a close, the proverbial elephant that we call big data is smarter, more sensitive and more agile than ever. It’s got a much more varied array of advanced analytics riding on its broad back. More than that, it’s performing these amazing feats as a team player within a growing troop...

Accelerate Query Workloads to Streamline Business Operations

Gain successful outcomes that are driven by implementing the DB2 Analytics Accelerator

December 1, 2014 | by Cuneyt Goksu
Gain successful outcomes that are driven by implementing the DB2 Analytics Accelerator

Raising the Performance Bar

Heightened DB2 11 for z/OS performance optimizes SQL statements, automates data archive management, and more

December 1, 2014 | by Robert Catterall
Heightened DB2 11 for z/OS performance optimizes SQL statements, automates data archive management, and more

Bust myths to gain insights and make data work for you

November 10, 2014 | by Harriet Fryman, Vice President, Information Management, Software Group, IBM
Data is the new natural resource, and those who can harness it will be leaders. But, there are many myths about how to make data work for an organization. During the Information Management Keynote at Insight 2014, IBM busts these myths. In her post, Harriet Fryman, vice president of Information...

Captain Phillips at IBM Insight

October 28, 2014 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
This year at IBM Insight, we’ll hear from Captain Phillips, who underwent a harrowing ordeal involving pirates off the coast of Africa. Maybe you saw the movie starring Tom Hanks? We're anticipating a huge demand for his book, especially since this year conference attendees have the opportunity to ...

Bringing cloud-based modernization to data warehousing and analytics

October 28, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM this week announced dashDB, which brings cloud-based modernization to data warehousing and analytics. dashDB helps customers to ensure that infrastructure doesn't stand in the way of them realizing fast value from an agile enterprise data warehouse. Many smaller and mid-sized users have little...

New and notable books at IBM Insight

October 27, 2014 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
October is not only a busy time for conferences, but it is also a busy time for book publishing! The bookstore at IBM Insight will offer hundreds of different titles for you to browse and purchase (often at a great discount), and, in a few cases, we’re lucky to have the authors themselves available...

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