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What’s taking so long? How you can get superior availability, scalability and performance with your data warehousing and business analytics investment
Delaney Turner 270003RQ8K Delaney.Turner@ca.ibm.com |
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Guest blogger Rebecca Wormleighton has returned with a post about how, in a time when business analytics is now an integral part of most businesses, including baseball, you can get the scalability, availability and performance you need from your business analytics and data warehousing applications.
What is the state of your data warehousing and business analytics infrastructure? Are users getting quick responses to queries or are they kept waiting? As demand for the information grows, is your infrastructure growing with it or is it too rigid to scale? How confident are you in the availability or performance of your data warehousing and business analytics applications?
As the movie Moneyball demonstrates, business analytics now plays a critical role in the success of almost any kind of business, even baseball teams, which now include analytics specialists in their front office. This ubiquity means that your business analytics and data warehousing solutions and infrastructure must support more users and more frequent and sophisticated queries of larger volumes of data. And, they must be available when needed and perform as expected, no matter how few or how many people are using them.
So, what can you do to make sure your business analytics and data warehousing solution is available, performs as expected (no matter how high the demand) and can accommodate growth? You can consider IBM? Data Warehousing and Business Analytics on System z.
IBM System z? is renowned for running many of today?s transactional systems because of its superior performance and scalability. Combine that with a core value proposition that aligns perfectly with the new requirements of business analytics and you have an ideal infrastructure for ensuring superior availability, scalability and performance.
With System z, your data warehousing and business analytics systems can:
With this kind of support, users can be confident that they can access the information they need when they need it without worrying about delays, rigid infrastructure, system disruption during an upgrade or improvement or failure during disasters. You have the performance, scalability and availability that System z is famous for.
As a result, these aggravations become a thing of the past:
So, whether your requirement today is to meet and exceed the performance expectations of your business; quickly and efficiently scale up to more users and scale out to more functionality and data; or confidently meet SLAs with consistent solution availability, System z can get you on your way.
Want to learn more about how IBM Data Warehousing and Business Analytics on System z can help you? Download the recent IBM brief, Superior Availability, Scalability and Performance: Business Analytics and Data Warehousing on System z.
In addition, you can view and listen to an on-demand webcast The new era of business analytics: How availability, scalability and performance impact the success of business analytics. In the webcast, a panel of experts explores the benefits of combining IBM Business Analytics and Data Warehousing solutions on System z in more detail and with real-world examples.
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