Tag Archives: Big Data

Backup redesign: A top priority for IT managers (Part 3)

This is the conclusion of a three-part conversation with Dr. Xin Wang, product manager for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM). In part 1, Xin discussed what she has learned about the challenges IT managers are facing leading to the backup … Continue reading

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Backup redesign: A top priority for IT managers (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a three-part conversation with Dr. Xin Wang, product manager for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM).  In part 1, Xin discussed what she has learned about the challenges IT managers are facing leading to the backup … Continue reading

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Backup redesign: A top priority for IT managers (Part 1)

Backup redesign continues to be toward the top of most analysts’ lists for 2013 IT priorities. I’ve talked a lot about some of the catalysts behind this trend like data growth, big data, VMware and software defined storage. With IT … Continue reading

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Processing Big Data with Cognitive Systems that THINK

For years Hollywood has been enamored with the idea of artificial intelligence. Beyond tabulating, beyond programmed responses, what would happen if a computer could learn, reason, analyze, predict? In short, what could computers do if they could think? Sadly, more … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts – Edge 2013 Top 5 Observations

IBM’s second annual installment of the Edge conference was a huge success, and a great improvement over the inaugural year. Here are my top five observations from the week. There are a confluence of cultural changes driving big data and … Continue reading

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Edge 2013 Day 1 – Clouds and floods of Flash

After using Rainy days and sunshine to describe Day 0, Cloud and Flash seemed natural for Day 1. Not sure where there weather will lead tomorrow. Day 1 of IBM Edge was action packed. With 65 new and refreshed products … Continue reading

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