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5 WAYS MAINFRAME IN-MEMORY
TECHNOLOGY CAN SAVE YOU
When people hear talk about in-memory technology, they immediately assume the
discussion revolves around big data and analytics being run on distributed systems,
and that the database part of the discussion focuses on distributed databases. But the
technology has been running on the mainframe for decades.
I'm not talking about buffering, I'm talking about mainframe high-performance
in-memory technology. Most of the big banks use it and it could help you to solve some
of the most serious problems you're having right now.
Here are five ways it can save you:

ALLEN ZANDER
CEO
DataKinetics and OmNovos

Allen Zander is CEO of
DataKinetics and OmNovos.
He has business development
experience with startups of 50
people, to companies of 100,000.

DataKinetics | Data Performance
& Optimization
50 Hines Road
Suite 240
Ottawa, ON K2K 2M5 Canada
(800) 267-0730
info@dkl.com
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1. Accelerate applications
Accelerating applications will improve application performance, reduce resource
usage and deliver the most immediate ROI. It works by allowing an app to read the
most-often accessed reference data using a very short code path. This allows applications
run 30 to 100 times faster. This can mean an overall savings of as much as 5 percent in
monthly billing.
2. Accelerate DB2
In cases where multiple applications can be optimized using application-specific
in-memory technology, the cumulative effect can result in significant improvements to
overall DB2* performance. No changes to the database are required.
3. Solve business rules maintenance challenges
Some organizations run mainframe applications that contain embedded business rules
within them because there is a business need for very fast business rules processing.
But rule maintenance is time consuming, involving program recompiles. In-memory
technology can solve this problem by externalizing rules into high-performance in-memory
tables and accessing them at program speed. Business rules are easily maintained and
don't require program recompiles.
4. Accelerate legacy packaged applications
Organizations sometimes run packaged applications for which there are no possibilities
for editing or optimizing. An in-memory solution with an SQL interception/redirector
can change these legacy DB2 applications into better-performing in-memory DB2
applications without changing a line of code.
5. Save on spend
Mainframe in-memory technology makes things run faster. It does this by allowing
processing to take place using less CPU, I/O and MSU, and that translates directly into
cost savings: I'm talking about your monthly bill.
These are some of the biggest challenges for any organization running mainframe
systems. In fact, it is likely that you are struggling with one or two of these challenges
right now. I'm willing to bet that you can solve at least one big problem this year using
mainframe in-memory technology.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Loads of Options
Techbits:
Infographic: Your Route to Digital Innovation
Partner PoV: Ignite Innovation: Optimize Linux on z Systems with adaptation, analytics and collaboration
Currents: Great Gains: Hybrid cloud adopters gain competitve advantages
Focus on Storage: Storage in a Flash: Improve performance and efficiency with hybrid and all-flash storage
Cover Story: Mainframe Options: IBM z Systems supports modern languages, tools, optimization and processes
Feature: Unleash Business Applications: IBM Application Discovery unlocks new value and accelerates the adoption of hybrid cloud solutions
Tech Trends: What Keeps IT Leaders Up at Night? Cloud computing is cited as top priority
Tech Corner: Healthy Status: z/OS Health Checker features productivity and ease-of-use enhancements
Solutions: BoxScore II, H&W Computer Systems; CleverView for TCP/IP V9.1, AES; ISPW Deploy, Compuware
Stop Run: Data Points to Love: IBMer combines marketing, technology expertise to help others navigate online dating
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Table of Contents
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Editor's Desk: Loads of Options
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Techbits:
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Infographic: Your Route to Digital Innovation
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Partner PoV: Ignite Innovation: Optimize Linux on z Systems with adaptation, analytics and collaboration
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Currents: Great Gains: Hybrid cloud adopters gain competitve advantages
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Focus on Storage: Storage in a Flash: Improve performance and efficiency with hybrid and all-flash storage
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Cover Story: Mainframe Options: IBM z Systems supports modern languages, tools, optimization and processes
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Feature: Unleash Business Applications: IBM Application Discovery unlocks new value and accelerates the adoption of hybrid cloud solutions
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Tech Trends: What Keeps IT Leaders Up at Night? Cloud computing is cited as top priority
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Tech Corner: Healthy Status: z/OS Health Checker features productivity and ease-of-use enhancements
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Solutions: BoxScore II, H&W Computer Systems; CleverView for TCP/IP V9.1, AES; ISPW Deploy, Compuware
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Stop Run: Data Points to Love: IBMer combines marketing, technology expertise to help others navigate online dating
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 - 2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
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