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Paul DiMarzio

About Paul DiMarzio

Paul has 30+ years experience with IBM focused on bringing new and emerging technologies to the mainframe. He is currently responsible for developing and executing IBM's worldwide z Systems big data and analytics portfolio marketing strategy. Outside the world of technology, Paul maintains a variety of interests that include photography, numismatics, yoga, and work with local social service organizations.
Apache Spark is an open-source cluster computing framework and has a lot to do with the mainframe

SPARKing a data revolution on z Systems mainframe

What does Spark have to do with the mainframe? A lot! Linux and the mainframe have been a perfect match, and so it will be with Spark – for both z/OS and Linux on z Systems.

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Mainframe analytics

James Taylor on mainframe analytics

In the world of analytics and decision management, James Taylor is one of the rock stars. Here’s a complementary copy of his paper aligning the industry shift towards decision management with the mainframe technology shift towards integrated transactions and analytics.

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