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Precisely CEO Discusses the Rebrand from Syncsort

May 20, 2020 |

Syncsort last week changed its name to Precisely, a move that CEO Josh Rogers says was all about showcasing how the company has pivoted its strategy to an emerging category of tools centered on data integrity. Read more…

Attunity Brings CDC to Google Cloud

Sep 11, 2018 |

Enterprises that are looking to push transactional data from on-premise systems into Google’s cloud environment may want to check out the latest from Attunity, which today announced support for Google Cloud Platform with its change data capture (CDC) software. Read more…

Syncsort Tacks to Address 4 ‘Megatrends’

Mar 20, 2018 |

Syncsort’s ship got bigger last year when it acquired Vision Solutions, a provider of data availability and security tools. Now the New York software company is bringing that cargo to bear for its next voyage: Read more…

How TD Bank Made Its Data Lake More Usable

Oct 3, 2017 |

One of the ways to make big data useful is to collect it all in a Hadoop-based repository and then give users self-service tools to access it. But there are a lot of details that must be hammered out before the Hadoop dream becomes a reality. Read more…

How Kafka Helped Rabobank Modernize Alerting System

Aug 15, 2017 |

Customers of Rabobank now receive alerts on bank account activity in a matter of seconds, as opposed to the hours it would take with its existing transactional platform, and it’s all because of the speed and simplicity of Apache Kafka. Read more…

Inside IBM ML: Real-Time Analytics On the Mainframe

Feb 15, 2017 |

“Bring the compute to the data,” is a common refrain you hear in the big data age. Now IBM is heading that advice with today’s launch of IBM Machine Learning for z/OS, a new offering due this quarter that will bring Watson-based machine learning software to the mainframe atop an Apache Spark execution engine, attached to a Jupyter-based data science workbook. Read more…

Anaconda Gets Big Iron Support From IBM

Feb 10, 2017 |IBM is expanding its embrace of big data analytics to include support on its open source mainframe for the Anaconda stack used by Python programmers. The company (NYSE: IBM) announced Thursday (Feb. 9) that it is collaborating with Anaconda developer Continuum Analytics and Rocket Software to host the open source analytics platform on IBM z/OS mainframes. Read more…

Big Iron Warms Up to Big Data

Jan 31, 2017 |

Despite predictions of its demise, the mainframe keeps ticking. And thanks to its longevity, customers are finding the need to integrate mainframes with big data systems is growing. Syncsort, which develops big data solutions for mainframe customers, recently took a look at the state of big data in the mainframe community. Read more…

See EBCDIC Run on Hadoop and Spark

Mar 3, 2016 |

Only 20,000 or so of the big beasts still exist in the wild. They’re IBM mainframes, and despite the scorn of a legacy label, they continue to run critical processes companies simply don’t trust to commodity Intel boxes. Read more…

Apache Spark Gets IBM Mainframe Connection

Sep 1, 2015 |

IBM’s recent embrace of Apache Spark is beginning to generate dividends in the form of open source contributions for a mainframe big data link to Spark.

Big data software vendor Syncsort, Woodcliff Lake, N.J., said Tuesday (Sept. Read more…

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