IBM introduces new PureData System

Targeting enterprise clients, after PureFlex and PureApplication Systems, IBM has introduced the third member in its PureSystems family. Named IBM PureData System, it is purposefully designed for big data cloud appliances by providing data services to various applications.

The new PureData System family is comprised of two major platforms. PureData System for Transactions, which is aimed at improving data management costs, and PureData System for Analytics, which is designed to analyze large volumes of data.

PureData System for Transaction is a scalable database platform designed with easy deployment, optimization and management of transactional database workloads. Touted as an expert integrated system, it focuses on allowing the system to automatically complete ongoing administration tasks which is designed to ease the workload for database staff, promises factory-optimized systems that are designed out-of-the-box for scalability and reliability for a more streamlined system integration and a reduced total cost of operation.

It comes with support for existing DB2 applications, built-in database compatibility features allowing to migrate Oracle Databases to IBM PureData System with minimal application change according to IBM.

PureData System for Analytics comes in two versions: PureData System for Analytics and Operational Anaylitics, with the former incorporating more than 200 in-database analytics functions, built-in PMML 4 (Predictive Model Markup Language) support, in-database geospatial analytics, data filtering with programmable hardware, asymmetric and parallel processing architecture supporting petabyte scale, single integrated management console and line of support as well as other features.

PureData System for Operational Analyticsis designed to deploy, manage and optimize data-intensive workloads for operational analytics, coming as an out-of-the-box solution and is capable of handling more than 1000 concurrent operational queries.

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