For many enterprises System z is central to modern analytics because of the vast quantities or rich data stored upon it, not to mention excellent qualities of service.
Carl Olofson, an IDC analyst, looks at the role of the mainframe in relation to big data, how it has become a hub for modern day
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The Past – You have been doing big data for a long time by leveraging available data from "a number" of different sources. Admittedly the volume, variety and velocity of that data may have been considerably smaller.
The Present – Your world is
The arrival of big data into the enterprise has had a major impact on enterprise information protection as new data stores have emerged, increasing the distribution of data and the complexity of securing and protecting that data along with it. Big data has forced companies to have to define new