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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: On the road with analytics
IBM Perspective: Extending IBM's commitment to big data and analytics
Trends: IBM Capacity Management Analytics for zEnterprise cost-effectively ensures optimal performance
IT Today: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator V4.1 expands the value of high-performance analytics
Case Study: The State of Consolidation: Oklahoma improves service levels by consolidating its IT on zEC12
Cover Story: Big Data's Big Impact: zEnterprise hybrid technology helps redefine business analytics
Feature: The System z Crystal Ball?: Teach the mainframe to predict the future using analytics and automation
Tech Corner: Alternative metrics deliver a more complete view of hardware for server RFPs
Administrator: QMF extends its analytics capabilities to help meet the demands of big data and mobile
Solutions: TestBase; Vanguard Offline
Stop Run: Historic property has much to teach retired IBMer
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2014 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Editor's Desk: On the road with analytics
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - IBM Perspective: Extending IBM's commitment to big data and analytics
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Trends: IBM Capacity Management Analytics for zEnterprise cost-effectively ensures optimal performance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - IT Today: IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator V4.1 expands the value of high-performance analytics
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Case Study: The State of Consolidation: Oklahoma improves service levels by consolidating its IT on zEC12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Cover Story: Big Data's Big Impact: zEnterprise hybrid technology helps redefine business analytics
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 26
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Feature: The System z Crystal Ball?: Teach the mainframe to predict the future using analytics and automation
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Tech Corner: Alternative metrics deliver a more complete view of hardware for server RFPs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Administrator: QMF extends its analytics capabilities to help meet the demands of big data and mobile
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Solutions: TestBase; Vanguard Offline
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Stop Run: Historic property has much to teach retired IBMer
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - 2014 Mainframe Solutions Edition Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - SE2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2013 - SE3
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