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Disaster Recovery

Facing disaster recovery scenarios with a smile using IBM Netezza Replication Services

Think about the following scenario: your computing center had been erased by a massive earthquake or any other unimaginable catastrophe. One of the worst things on top of this nightmare would be not having planned for this scenario in order to be able to continue… Continue reading

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InterConnect 2015

Register Early to Join IBM PureSystems at IBM InterConnect

The word “mega” is the best word in the English language to describe IBM InterConnect 2015. Held February 22-26, the conference is billed as “The Premier Cloud & Mobile Conference,” with an expected 20,000 attendees. It will take over two hotels and exude content covering… Continue reading

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Installation Manager

Applying fixes to IBM PureApplication System patterns

With IBM PureApplication System, you can deploy patterns of expertise, which are pre-packaged infrastructure topologies of variable complexity for different software products. These patterns come in specific versions, usually corresponding to a major software release: for example, IBM Business Process Manager 8.0.1 and Business Process… Continue reading

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Distribution Space Needle

Tamping down the distribution “space needle” in IBM PureData System for Analytics

The Space Needle is a great tourist destination in Seattle, but you don’t want one in your PureData System for Analytics, powered by Netezza technology. Although rare, a distribution space needle can slow down your queries and fill up your disks. And that revolving thing… Continue reading

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Creating User Groups

How to identify and delete user artifacts in IBM PureApplication System

This series of blog posts focuses on scripts used to make an IBM PureApplication System administrator’s job easier and more rewarding. This part is focused on identifying and deleting user artifacts. As I mentioned in the first post, two related blog posts gave me inspiration… Continue reading

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