IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - May/June 2017 - 35
Easy Road, Hard Road
What risks are you willing to take?
all of the owners to check on
maintenance and other factors.
Even though some of the data isn't
on blockchain, it would be in the
SOR DB2. The SOR and blockchain
data would be viewed as one data
lake by the analytics.
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IBM Blockchain is just one of
the advances that IBM is rolling
out for blockchain, according
to Dillenberger. To facilitate the
high-security business network
that IBM provides for production
clients using blockchain, the
company is increasing its cloud
capacity in Asia, Europe and the
Americas. IBM also is providing
additional security services for
blockchain peers using isolated
IBM Fabric Composer helps
with SOR integration by enabling
the customer to model classes of
assets on the blockchain.
"You'll be able to say the original
source for this data class is SOR
and this blockchain framework
tool will generate the APIs
necessary to get that data from the
SOR," Dillenberger confirms.
Further, IBM is providing
analytics services to allow
blockchain clients to find trends,
anomalies and patterns in their
Blockchain is evolving to meet
real world needs. This is very much
an open-source-driven evolution,
which IBM is supporting.
"Enterprises need to become
involved with the open-source
blockchain community because
that's the way enterprise-level
requirements are included in
the solution that IBM provides,"
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Shirley S. Savage is a freelance writer
based in Maine.
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