IBM mainframe z Systems

Data, analytics and fuel for the insight economy

It’s been an exciting three days at the TDWI Analytics Experience in Boston. We’ve introduced our new partnerships and expanded analytics vision for the z Systems ecosystem, and now we’re talking about the commitments we and our partners have made to the future, and how the mainframe may just turn out to be the friendliest platform for data scientists.

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IBM z Systems mainframe

Real-time just got a whole lot more real

Lots of vendors like to talk the real-time talk, but if you have to hold up a transaction to make a network call to an analytics engine on another platform, that seems to only qualify as near real-time. While near real-time can be good enough for some use cases, it’s about as satisfying as a “near beer” when only the real thing will do.

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