Tag: IBM

IBM ‘DataWorks’ Leverages Watson, Spark

Sep 29, 2016 |

Project DataWorks, a new initiative launched this week by IBM to advance its analytics push, seeks to forge a cloud-based analytics platform that combines different data types with its Watson cognitive computing technology. Read more…

IBM Debuts Power8 Chip with NVLink and 3 New Systems

Sep 8, 2016 |

Not long after revealing more details about its next-gen Power9 chip due in 2017, IBM today rolled out three new Power8-based Linux servers and a new version of its Power8 chip featuring on-chip NVLink interconnect. Read more…

IBM Seeks to Simplify Graph with New Titan Service

Jul 27, 2016 |

IBM today took the wraps off a new cloud-based graph service based on open source Titan and Apache TinkerPop technologies. Called IBM Graph, the new service is suitable for production graph workloads of any size. Read more…

New Flash from IBM Targets Unstructured Data Analytics

Jul 26, 2016 |

JBOF (“jay-boff”), or Just A Bunch of Flash, may sound like a pejorative acronym. But when industry analyst Randy Kerns, senior strategist at Evaluator Group, used it in reference to new flash storage technology announced today by IBM, he meant it in a favorable way. Read more…

IoT Seen Driving AI Adoption

Jun 2, 2016 |

While hardware vendors view it as another vehicle for selling more chips and servers that would allow enterprises to move processing power closer to data, the torrent of sensor and other information the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to generate also is driving adoption of artificial intelligence technology, concludes a new survey of software developers. Read more…

New IBM Data Analytics Software Targets Workload Management, Spark Adoption

Jun 2, 2016 |

IBM announced additions today to the infrastructure layer of its high performance data analytics software portfolio, including “cognitive features,” such as scheduling and resource management, and capabilities aimed at easing adoption of Spark. Read more…

Healthcare Professionals Get Cognitive Sooner with Watson Health Financed by IBM

May 9, 2016 |

Perhaps more than any other, the healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic upheaval. Changes in reimbursement models, continued merger and acquisition activity, regulatory requirements, and the increased focus on quality of patient care are forcing many hospitals and healthcare providers to reinvent themselves.   Read more…

MongoDB Plans ‘Giant’ Event in June

Mar 8, 2016 |

Senior executives from tech giants Google and IBM along with financial services infrastructure managers are scheduled to deliver keynotes addresses at database vendor MongoDB’s annual conclave in June.

MongoDB, Palo Alto, Calif., said this week its list of keynoters also includes Adam Savage, co-host of the Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters. Read more…

Using Flexible Financing for Large Big Data Projects

Mar 7, 2016 |

Large IT and Big Data projects can be extremely complex with a lot of moving parts that must be managed and integrated. These projects involve hardware and software components along with the associated implementation consulting services, and when thoughtfully implemented can provide strategic and competitive advantage.  Read more…

Why Spark Is Proving So Valuable for Data Science in the Enterprise

Feb 29, 2016 |

What do Bloomberg, CapitalOne, and Comcast have in common? If you said they’re operationalizing data science using Apache Spark, then give yourself a gold star. These companies shared their stories of the upstart analytics toolbox during the recent Spark Summit East conference, and as the stories show, Spark is not only helping enterprises achieve analytic dreams, but they’re accelerating the development of Spark along the way. Read more…