IBM Open London Business Analytics Centre to Focus on UK Financial Services Sector
December 22nd, 2009

In his recent IOD 2009 blog posts Julian talked about IBM's new Information-Led Transformation and Business Analytics strategy.  In a continuation of their commitment to this, IBM have opened a new Analytics Solution Centre in London....

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Transparent Application Scaling with IBM DB2 pureScale
December 8th, 2009

By leveraging modern hardware architectures, DB2 pureScale is able to bring to the distributed platform the centralized locking and caching capabilities previously only available on DB2 for z/OS. This hardware and network exploitation allows for greater levels of concurrency and significantly reduced overhead which in turn delivers higher levels of scalability. In addition, the centralized locking and page caching allows DB2 pureScale to continuously be in a state of awareness as to what pages would need recovery should any member fail. Thus, in the event of a failure, all data that does not need recovery is continuously available to other applications while the page that were in process of being updated by the failed node are already known to the system and are recovered more quickly....

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100 SAP clients switch to DB2 in the last 6 months
December 3rd, 2009

According to a recent press release from IBM more than 100 SAP clients have switched to DB2 over the last 6 months....

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High Availability Technologies for DB2
December 2nd, 2009

Availability for a brave new world...

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