Building on client demand to integrate real-time analytics with consumer transactions, IBM is adding new analytics capabilities to the mainframe platform helping enable better data security and providing clients with the ability to integrate Hadoop big data.
The new offerings include IBM InfoSphere BigInsights for Linux on System z, which combines the open-source Apache Hadoop with IBM innovations to deliver enterprise grade Hadoop for System z clients;
And IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator, which enhances data security while delivering 2,000 times the response time for complex data queries.
Additionally, IBM unveiled new capabilities in Linux and the cloud for system z, including IBM Elastic Storage for Linux on System z, which extends the benefits of Elastic Storage to the Linux environment on IBM System z servers; and IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack for System z, which provides heterogeneous cloud management across System z, Power and x86 environments.
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