The success of data warehousing projects depends upon having access to reliable, accurate data.
In this research brief, Ventana Research details some of the costs of bad data as well as the benefits of delivering trusted information to a data warehouse. The authors also lay out the basic framework for how trusted information is generated and delivered.
The IBM InfoSphere® Data Replication solution is a highly flexible one-stop shop for high-volume, robust, secure information replication across heterogeneous data stores.
It leverages real-time data replication to support high availability, database migration, application consolidation, dynamic warehousing, master data management (MDM), service-oriented architecture (SOA), business analytics and extract-transform-load (ETL) or data quality processes.
It also delivers outstanding capabilities for loading real-time information into a data warehouse or operational data store, ...
August 2012- Despite advances in automation, matching of personal names in databases has languished. The IBM InfoSphere Global Name Management platform is designed to address challenges posed by large, multicultural databases in which both predictable and random name-spelling variations are present.
Business moves fast - which means that software development teams need to move even faster. The emergence of new software development models, such as the agile development process, has given organizations powerful tools for responding to events quickly and has helped organizations evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.
To make the most of agile processes, organizations need effective and efficient testing strategies - complete with processes for governing test data. However, many ...
August 2012- It is critical that an organization understands relationships between data, its business value and how to ensure long-term and accurate data access. Every process - defined or otherwise - within the organization creates information as the process is executed. An organization's information can be grouped into many small units of related data, often referred to as the complete business object. This white paper defines the complete business object as it applies to organizations and its ...
August 2012- Organizations are under more pressure than ever to deliver better business outcomes. They need new insights that can help sales and marketing generate more revenue, help the finance department reduce risk and help the entire organization lower costs. This 20 page, interactive eBook uses 5 customer scenarios to show how organizations are tackling real issues using IBM big data, warehousing & analytics solutions. Discover how you can take data and analytics beyond the warehouse, and picture yourself in ...
August 2012- Success of data warehousing projects depends upon having access to reliable, accurate data. In this research brief, Ventana Research details some of the costs of bad data as well as the benefits of delivering trusted information to a data warehouse. The authors also lay out the basic framework for how trusted information is generated and delivered.
August 2012- Information, an essential asset in virtually all organizations, requires careful attention and robust processes to ensure it can reliably support business decision-making. Information arising from multiple sources must be integrated and governed to ensure it is a trusted source and in compliance with internal policies and external regulations and legislature. The process of the integration and governance of information provides a framework that incorporates acquisition, organization, control and use of information to create and enhance ...
For several years, IT managers and their companies have been capitalizing on the increasing power and sophistication of industry-standard x86 servers and other platforms. They deliver processing power that matches or surpasses proprietary systems of the past. However, the support services that many companies deploy to keep their IT environments up and running efficiently haven?t always kept pace with the growing complexities and importance of their IT environments.
Read this HP whitepaper ...
August 2012- An EMC perspective that discusses the Marketplace changes and organizational changes that make a compelling case for companies to unify their approach to governance, risk and compliance approach where policies, data and controls are strategically managed and visible throughout the enterprise.
This commissioned study conducted by Forrester on behalf of IBM describes how one company was able to realize a 42% 3-year return on investment by migrating from an open source application server to WebSphere Application Server (WAS).
By deploying WAS, the customer was able to realize:
- Reduced support costs in moving to enterprise license
- Improved administration savings through automation
- Greater application performance and availability
- Improved development ...
In February 2012, Scribe Software surveyed 300 business leaders and channel partners to uncover opportunities and challenges associated with customer data integration.
"The State of Customer Data Integration in 2012" report contains insights from C-level executives, business analysts and IT engineers, and systems integrators and consultants who design and implement data integration for their enterprise clients.
The State of Customer Data Integration in 2012 report contains the following key themes:
• Customer data integration ...
What are organizations and industry analysts saying about big data and high-performance analytics? This 30-page special report covers that and much more in a dozen must-read articles that are easy to digest at your own pace.
The topics range from tips and best practices on how to turn big data into business value, to case studies that prove why real-time decision making is redefining competitive advantage in today's global economy.
June 2012- Run Oracle Applications on DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX and Windows The SQL product architect for DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX and Windows talks about out-of-the-box support for Oracle's SQL and PL/SQL dialects. This allows many applications written against Oracle to execute against DB2 virtually unchanged. Get a high-level overview of what Oracle compatibility means in DB2.
June 2012- Learn about six reasons to move from Oracle to IBM DB2 - performance, cost savings, usability, scalability, flexibility and reliability - through case studies about Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Agrofert, Newell Rubbermaid, Schaeffler KG, Payment Solution Providers and Banco Credito de Peru. See how moving to IBM is a smart decision for companies around the globe.
November 2012- This white paper is a product of the Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) and documents a collection of high priority use cases for both the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud computing service models. Use cases highlight the benefits of cloud computing and are key to identifying specific technical requirements including the need for open standards that promote portability and interoperability.
June 2012- Read this short brochure to learn what IT industry experts - both analysts and users - are saying in reply to key questions about who can be trusted to deliver viable solutions in today's critical areas of information management including improving efficiency and IT economics, optimizing data-intensive workloads for performance and value, and trusting the right IT vendor for the capabilities, solutions and services your business and clients demand.
June 2012- Many of the largest IT budget problems can be traced back to five big money drains: storage expansion, system complexity, hardware sprawl, the need for high availability and over- or under-provisioning. This e-book introduces these five IT budget killers - and some of the best ways to knock them out.
June 2012- Find out how leading companies are leaving the high-cost and complexity of traditional data warehouses behind and using the innovative simplicity of IBM Netezza's data warehouse appliances to unlock their data's potential.
In this Research Report we take a closer look at how two vendors - Oracle and IBM - tune their respective systems for certain workloads (business analytics and transaction processing).
As we evaluated IBM's and Oracle's approaches to tuning-their-systems-to-the-task, we found that IBM offers three different system implementations designed to process deep analytics, operational analytics, and high-speed transaction processing.
Oracle, by contrast, uses a one-size-fits all approach with its Exadata server. ...
To be successful, modern businesses must be extremely agile and IT plays an ever-increasing role in enabling that nimbleness. ESG sees a number of IT trends closely aligned with business agility that impact everything from data center assets to remote workers. These trends will have an especially profound impact on corporate networks.
The IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance is a high performance analytics platform for mission critical efforts. It is built to support the efficient application of advanced analytic tools such as LYNXeon.
IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances are easy-to-use and unmatched in value. They are designed specifically for running complex analytics on very large data volumes, orders of magnitude faster than competing solutions.
This cyber analytics approach provides a predictive and forensic ...
With growing data volume, increasing data security breaches, and complex application-performance issues, most enterprises today face significant data management challenges. Keeping inactive data online not only creates security risk but also increases infrastructure and database cost.
Some enterprises are literally throwing away data to minimize complexity and lower these costs. Although there are several better options available to control data growth, data archiving is the best long-term solution to significantly improve application performance ...
Ensuring the accuracy, reliability and quality of your critical business applications has never been more important. Why? Because companies across industries depend on mission-critical enterprise applications to drive their business initiatives.
In turn, those applications rely on relational databases to store and manage the underlying enterprise data. The ability to enhance, maintain, customize and upgrade those sophisticated applications is critical for achieving long-term business goals. Companies are striving to speed the deployment of ...
The enterprise applications that you rely on to run your business must remain current if you want them to deliver competitive advantage consistently.
In view of a number of business drivers-including changing processes and requirements, upgrade deadlines issued by vendors and new and emerging technology?many companies are facing an enterprise application upgrade in the near future. This does not have to be the fatiguing and disruptive process that many fear.
View All Categories
Business Intelligence : Analytics, Business Process Management, Content management, Dashboards, Data Mining, Data Quality, Databases, Datamarts/Data Warehouses, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Performance Management
Hardware : Blades, Data centers, Desktops/PCs, Grid/Cluster Computing, Handhelds/PDAs, Macintosh, Peripherals, Processors, Supercomputers, Unix/Linux servers, Utility/On-demand Computing, Virtualization Hardware, Windows Servers
Infrastructure : ATM, Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet, Frame relay, IPv6, Traffic Management, Network/Systems Management, PBXs, Printers, Remote Access, Routers, Switches, UPS, VPNs, WAN Optimization/Acceleration, Wide Area File Services
Internet : B2B, B2C, Browsers, E-Business/E-Commerce, E-retail, Google, Internet Policy, Internet Security, Search, Social Networks, Traffic Reporting/Monitoring, Web 2.0, Web Development, Social Business
Management : Career Development, Executive Insights/Interviews, H-1B, Legal, Outsourcing, Personnel Management, Recruiting, Regulation/Compliance, ROI/TCO, Salary/Compensation, Small-Medium Business, Training, Workplace Trends
Personal Tech : Blackberry, Bluetooth, Bluray, Digital Cameras, Digital Music, Digital Rights Management, Global Positioning Systems, iPhone, iPod, Peripherals, Smartphones, TVs/Home Theater, Virtual worlds
Security : Antivirus, Application Security, Attacks/Breaches, Cyberterror, Encryption, End user/Client Security, Intrusion Prevention, NAC, Perimeter Security, Privacy, Security Administration, Storage Security, Vulnerabilities and Threats
Services : Business Process Outsourcing, Business Services, Disaster Recovery, Hosted Applications, Hosted Storage, Internet/Data Services, Outsourcing, Software as a Service, Systems Integration, Telecom/Voice Services
Software : Integration, Application Optimization, Business Systems Management, CRM, Database Applications, Databases, Development Tools, ERP, Hosted Software/Applications, Linux, Open Source, Operating Systems, Productivity Applications, Server Virtualization, Service Oriented Architecture, Web Services