Floppy disks, punch cards and BASIC — we’re taking a trip down tech memory lane. How has technology, specifically in terms of data management, evolved in the past few decades? On the latest episode of Data Decoded, Andy Leonard, founder and chief data engineer at Enterprise Data & Analytics,
The modern data landscape demands more than one type of database. That’s IBM has rolled out JSON-document-based databases in Db2 and Cloudant, as well as partnered with select database providers to offer developer-focused database services through the IBM Compose platform.
March 16, 2018 is the 25th anniversary of the Db2 relational database product on Linux UNIX and Windows. Over the past 25 years, this team has built the Db2 brand for the distributed product, complementing IBM’s Db2 mainframe offering and creating a market force.
For decades, a company’s database usually had a single job: operating as either an operational — also known as transactional — database or acting as a data warehouse. It was also typically deployed in a single location: on premises. Today, companies not only want more from their databases, but also
Your business and your data are both unique. For that reason, your enterprise architecture must also be tailored to fit the exact needs of your business. When data is involved, you want choices, not trade offs. And, more importantly, you want your solutions to build upon and complement one another.
It seems that we’re reaching the point where the Internet of Things (IoT) is moving from the domain of enthusiastic early-adopters to the more challenging, more profitable territory of mainstream enterprise technology. Event-driven architectures are playing a key role in these types of applications
If you read a lot of development blogs nowadays, you’ll probably notice a common theme: developers don’t want to deal with databases. They want to focus on designing, building, testing, and deploying applications that deliver value to the business as quickly as possible.
The word "hybrid" gets used a lot these days and can refer to many things from a database perspective. For system administrators, a hybrid database can mean provisioning the database in the cloud, on premise, or in an appliance, with the location being transparent to applications or end-users. For
IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, 24–27 October 2016, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the only place to be for people who work with data. Take a look at this list of top-ten reasons you wont’ want to miss out on one of the most intriguing and innovative events of the year.
Although formerly exclusive to the IBM Hadoop Platform, the extension of Big SQL to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) meets the challenge of complex data warehousing queries on Hadoop. See what Paul Yip, worldwide product strategy for Hadoop and Spark at IBM, has to say about what this transition
The concluding week of September 2016 offered much excitement in New York City, the backdrop for Strata + Hadoop World 2016 and several key IBM announcements, including the launch of a cloud-based, self-service environment for data science teams. Enjoy some key highlights captured from this
Sooner or later, you will likely adopt a hybrid cloud. Regardless of how you arrived at that point, you realize that you need to understand how to deploy and manage a mixed environment efficiently—and you have to do it soon.
The importance of data science expertise, techniques and tools in a world rapidly employing advanced cognitive systems cannot be understated. Learn more about how business analysts, data scientists, data engineers, application developers and other professionals with analytical skills sets are using
Security and databases are inseparable in this day and age. How can you ensure your data is protected? Take a look at this overview of four security essentials for organizational database environments.