Without a doubt, one of cloud computing’s most attractive attributes is flexibility. Rather than get locked into the inherent limitations of legacy systems, organizations that leverage the cloud benefit from the ability to increase or reduce consumption of IT resources as needed.
My last two blog posts focused on the keynotes for the recent SHARE in Boston conference. And while those were both worthy of coverage, the heart and soul of SHARE’s events are the sessions themselves. A wide range of subjects were covered, each worthwhile. Following are the highlights from a few of
If you’re worried about the mainframe falling out of fashion — or at least aging itself out of the market — no need.
IBM is doing its level best to keep up with the times by appealing to the younger (and at least perceived hipper) open source crowd. And, of course, the cloud crowd too.
A dozen yea
SHARE in Boston 2013 Journal: System z: The Smarter Computing Choice
During last week’s SHARE in Boston event, I had the privilege of taking in the opening keynote by Greg Lotko, IBM vice president and business line executive for System z. Greg’s opening comments set the tone for the rest of the
If you were at SHARE’s annual user conference in San Francisco in February, the ‘big data, big needs’ conference track comes as no surprise. In fact, the topic probably comes as little surprise even if you weren’t able to attend the event.
Because the discussion around big data analytics, and its s