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A quick look at password reuse in IBM PureData System for Analytics

My clients often ask me about the security features available in the IBM PureData System for Analytics, powered by Netezza technology. While these conversations are frequently about LDAP authentication and integration, there has also been considerable interest in password encryption, history and reuse. When using… Continue reading

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The question of elasticity (Part four)

I started this series after I had a chat with some folks about software testing and the idea that having the ability to provision an entire platform (infrastructure plus middleware software and application code) and then freeing the allocated resources at the end of the… Continue reading

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What I learned about Big Data at IBM Insight 2014

It seemed really far away in the year, but it finally came and flew by! I am speaking about IBM Insight—the Big Data Conference hosted in Las Vegas. I had the opportunity to attend Insight 2014, and I have to say that it was an… Continue reading

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How cloud can change your IBM WebSphere Portal Server experience

Cloud has a way of changing things for the better that you wouldn’t have thought could be improved. An IBM Cloud experience can show you the benefits of this new era in computing. IBM WebSphere Portal Server V8.5 and IBM Web Content Manager V8.5 are… Continue reading

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Things to know when switching from Oracle Database to IBM PureData System for Analytics (Part 1)

One aspect of my job is helping people who want to switch from Oracle Database to IBM PureData System for Analytics. They always tend to ask similar questions, so I thought I’d put together some things that I always go through. Most of the differences… Continue reading

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