6 Ways Mainframe In-memory Technology Can Save You

When people hear talk about in-memory technology, they immediately assume the discussion revolves around Big Data and analytics being run on distributed systems, and that the database part of the discussion focuses on things like SAP HANA, TIBCO, VoltDB, or even IBM...

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New Year, Old Stuff; And New…

What can I say? I’m an old guy and I like old stuff. The best example of this is my 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass convertible. I bought it about 10 years ago, a little bit before my 50th birthday. I’ve had older cars before – in my 30’s I had a beautiful 1968 Camaro – that...

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Mainframe Pricing: Endgame

IBM Simplifying Mainframe Software Pricing When you hear the words mainframe software pricing, what do you think of? A common reaction is to ignore it unless you are actively negotiating a new contract with IBM. And even then, the general consensus is that it is...

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Getting a Client in Trouble Out of Trouble

Recently, we helped one of our clients – a large investment bank in America—to “find” 30 million dollars per year—money that they weren’t able to obtain for technical reasons—when we helped them get it, it was like found money to them. Before our association, they...

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DataKinetics @ SHARE 2019

March 10-15, 2019 | Phoenix Convention Center Visit Us at Booth #200 SHARE Phoenix is where you can find the latest in enterprise IT education. With 500+ sessions focused on enterprise IT’s hottest topics such as Pervasive Encryption, Cloud Technology in the...

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Controlling Costs, or Leaving Money on the Table?

I am the CFO of one of the most long-lived mainframe software companies on the planet. The company has been around for 40+ years, it has been profitable for almost all of that time, and its products are running in the mainframe datacenters of many of the world’s...

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DataKinetics is Sponsoring CMG IMPACT 2019

Feb. 19 – 21, 2019 | Hyatt at Olive 8, Seattle, Washington Allan Zander will be presenting on the Main Stage: Digital Transformation and the Reality of the New Customer Experience As consumers and end users become increasingly more connected—technologically and...

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tableBASE vs Mainview Batch Optimizer

Recently, I was involved in a conversation with one of our clients who was being told by a consultant that they could replace tableBASE (our in-memory technology offering) with BMC’s MainView Batch Optimizer. My initial reaction was “whaaaaaa?” It seemed to me that if...

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