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
Without question, our lives are very different from only a couple decades ago, thanks in part to some pretty amazing technology advances including smartphones and other devices, mobile apps, an ever-growing array of social channels and more. Take a look at how one telecommunications organization
Women might make up 30 percent of the workforce at technology companies—for now—but they’re a force to be reckoned with no matter their numbers. Are you trying to balance work and life while advancing in your career? Or are you considering pursuing a career in tech? Find how IBM is embracing the
How do you handle your semi-structured data? In this whitepaper from IBM Cloud Data Services, find out how keeping your data warehouse on the cloud can help you gain the competitive advantage by freeing valuable resources.
The latest release of IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows (LUW) is generating lots of excitement. Following on a recent post highlighting the recent release, take a look at the robust set of advances, enhancements and new features available in DB2 LUW Version 11.1.1, particularly those that advance
Do you strengthen your relationships with your customers by plugging them into your data? In this webcast, learn how you can use your data to disrupt your marketplace and engage your customers over the long term.
Big data and analytics technology is driving business forward, the newest natural resource in the ever-changing world of computing. Yet even in a constantly evolving industry, certain trends stand out. Take a look at what’s on the horizon for big data and analytics, and find out how it could affect
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
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
Kent Collins, Database Solutions Architect of BNSF and this week’s Big Data Hero, tells us of the profound value of data to the railroad and shares that the “data services area is the cornerstone of the railroad.”
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
This white paper evaluates performance capabilities of leading-edge business intelligence (BI) platforms.
The research makes a comparison study of IBM Cognos BI and IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems, SAP BusinessObjects and HANA, Oracle Business Intelligence and Exadata, and