View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Data
July 31, 2013

IBM unveils PowerLinux System server for big data and analytics

The new products include PowerLinux 7R4 server, IBM DB2 database software for Linux and IBM Cognos Business Intelligence.

By CBR Staff Writer

IBM has unveiled PowerLinux server, new software and middleware applications designed for big data, analytics and new Java applications in an open cloud environment.

The products include PowerLinux 7R4 server, IBM DB2 database software for Linux, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and EnterpriseDB database software.

The new PowerLinux 7R4 server7R4 is part of IBM’s Power Systems PowerLinux servers that operate standard Linux from Red Hat and SUSE.

IBM said it performs with about four sockets and 32 cores to handle compute-intensive workloads in analytics, cognitive computing and web infrastructure.

IBM Power Systems general manager Doug Balog said that more clients are choosing the company’s Power Systems designed to handle cloud and big data workloads in an open Linux environment.

"Responding to this need, we are aggressively investing in our open ecosystem including new products, applications and collaborations that support today’s emerging Linux workloads," Balog added.

The company has also released the IBM DB2 database software for Linux, which is claimed to offer an average compatibility of 98% when migrating Oracle Database applications.

Content from our partners
Rethinking cloud: challenging assumptions, learning lessons
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business

According to the company, the EnterpriseDB’s Postgres Plus Advanced Server offers a low cost database that supports ongoing and new business applications.

The IBM Cognos Business Intelligence has also been improved for Linux on Power, offering an analytics engine that leverages the performance of Power for data-driven insight.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU