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Many companies use Hadoop to analyze customer behavior on their websites, process call center activity, and mine social media data. Based on this data, companies can make decisions in real time to understand customer needs, mitigate problems, and ultimately gain an advantage over the competition. But other organizations …Read More

August 9th, 2017

Bulk data movement, access, copying and sharing requires a lot of bandwidth and can wreak havoc with interactive applications and other normal network traffic on the same system. 10-15 years ago, people might have expected a slight delay when trying to access data, but in today’s fast paced …Read More

July 20th, 2017

When moving databases from one system to another, often temporary copies of the unloaded data are created. These copies are called interim copies. Even though these copies are temporary, they can influence the speed and functionality of your overall systems and affect the job functions of some members …Read More

July 12th, 2017

With cyber-attacks on both personal and public computer systems increasing in frequency, protecting your data has never been more important. Attack types have diversified, and ransomware attacks, in which sensitive data is held hostage or even exposed to public viewing, have become an area of particular concern for …Read More

July 12th, 2017

When considering data networks, companies usually have the same four concerns. Large shops are typically going to do thousands, if not tens of thousands, of data transfers a day. This is a lot of information to track and if something goes wrong, the time and cost to correct …Read More

June 22nd, 2017

Application redesign and reprogramming are typically large and risky efforts.  In the meantime, existing systems must be maintained and modified as the business changes to meet evolving needs. These changes must be replicated in the new systems and developers often find themselves aiming at a moving target. This …Read More

May 25th, 2017

 Mainframes are not just relics of a former computer era. They’re massive machines that typically process tons of small and simple daily transactions. Some of the world’s top corporations entrust their data to mainframe computers. One of the biggest reasons why they prefer keeping this platform at the …Read More

May 9th, 2017

The 4-hour rolling average plays a significant role in determining your mainframe operating costs. It’s just a metric, but a crucially important one. IBM uses it to determine your company’s software monthly license charges. So, when you find a way to lower your 4-hour rolling average (4HRA) you …Read More

April 26th, 2017

If you are like me, you would feel misinformed. This article does not talk about soda but about the consumption of mainframe MIPS (millions of instructions per second) required to move data around the enterprise. Practically every IT budget places a priority on how many Mainframe MIPS are …Read More

April 21st, 2017

Read the interview by Tom Lehn, Alebra Technologies’ CEO.

December 21st, 2016

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