A Data Warehouse is a computer system designed for archiving and analyzing an organization's historical data, such as sales, salaries, or other information from day-to-day operations. Normally, an organization summarizes and copies information from its operational systems to the data warehouse on a regular schedule, such as every night or every weekend; after that, management can perform complex queries and analysis on the information without slowing down the operational systems.
This major Hollywood studio wanted to improve the computer time required to render animated films. Using HPC solution powered by Platform LSF increased compute capacity allowing release of two major feature films and multiple animated shorts.
Packed with everything you need to know about Hadoop analytics, this handy guide provides you with a solid understanding of the critical big data concepts and trends, and suggests ways for you to revolutionize your business operations through the implementation of cost-effective, high performance Hadoop technology.
This book examines data storage and management challenges and explains software-defined storage, an innovative solution for high-performance, cost-effective storage using the IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS).
There is a visible change happening within the modern business. New types of users, applications and use-cases are all emerging pushing growing business drivers forward. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how HP ProLiant servers create a comprehensive and cost-effective object storage solution to address an organization’s next-generation scale-out storage and business needs.
If the data center is the heart of the organization then the data center operators are the eyes. But today’s complex business environments also demand agility and flexibility to meet the requirements of your organization. Download this free paper to improve the data center visibility in your organization.
Proactive capacity management ensures optimal availability of four critical data center resources: rack space, power, cooling and network connectivity. All four of these must be in balance for the data center to function most efficiently in terms of operations, resources and associated costs.
This piece explores some of the social, technological, data, and business trends driving the visual organization. We will see that employees and organizations are willingly representing—or, in some cases, being forced to represent—their data in more visual ways.
Big data requires ever more powerful means to process and analyze growing stores of data, being collected at more rapid rates, and with increasing diversity in the types of data being sought—both structured and unstructured. In-memory computing’s rapid rise in the marketplace has the big data community on alert.
The Editor interviews Deidre Paknad, Vice President of IBM’s Information Lifecycle Governance (ILG) Solutions Business, former CEO of PSS Systems, and founder of the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC).
Today’s IT organizations face huge challenges such as the ever-increasing number of applications, virtualization, the cloud, and the rising value of information stored in data centers. The combined effect of these factors is placing pressure on IT infrastructures to increase performance and operate more efficiently while reducing costs.
An emerging technology, flash storage technology, is helping business and technology leaders address these issues by making their IT infrastructures more operationally efficient. Learn more in this white paper from Logicalis.
Digitalization—the process of exploiting digital information to maximize business success—has increased the value of your data to the point where it is arguably your most important asset. This paper explains why mastery will not be possible with merely adequate integration technology.