Mainframe Analytics

How IBM uses the mainframe to bring analytics back to the future – Part 2

How is your data center architected for analytics? Are you still following a 1990s distributed model? Are you having difficulty managing legions of stand-alone servers, as IBM was in 2007? If so, you may want to consider taking a trip back to the future and bringing that processing back to where the source data is—back to the mainframe.

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Mainframe Analytics

How IBM uses the mainframe to bring analytics back to the future – Part 1

IBM’s acquisition of Cognos meant that the company would be undergoing an inevitable and significant software shift. But rather than just converting everything from Brio to Cognos on the same inefficient server base, IBM decided to also transform its analytics capabilities to a centralized service based on a private cloud model. A private cloud deployed on System z Linux.

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