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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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Editor's Letter
Featured Products
Application Development
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Business Management
Communications and Connectivity
Database
Education
HA/DR/Backup
Hardware
Linux on z Systems
Mobile
Office Automation and Office Support
Performance
Security
Services/Consulting
Software Vertical Markets
Systems Management
Tools and Utilities
Web Development and Enablement
Business Necessities
Accessing Innovation
Constant Improvement
Secure From the Metal On Up
Handling Complexity
CM First Group: Application Development
DataKinetics: Database
MVS Solutions: Performance
Black Hill Software: Tools & Utilities
Compuware Corp.: Tools & Utilities
Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Editor's Letter
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Featured Products
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - CM First Group: Application Development
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Application Development
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE10
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE12
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Business Necessities
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Business Intelligence/Analytics
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Business Management
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Communications and Connectivity
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - DataKinetics: Database
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Education
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - HA/DR/Backup
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Hardware
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Accessing Innovation
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Office Automation and Office Support
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Constant Improvement
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - MVS Solutions: Performance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Performance
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Secure From the Metal On Up
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Security
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Services/Consulting
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Software Vertical Markets
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE44
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Systems Management
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Handling Complexity
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE47
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Black Hill Software: Tools & Utilities
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Compuware Corp.: Tools & Utilities
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Tools and Utilities
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE51
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Web Development and Enablement
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - Product Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE54
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE55
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - January/February 2017 Solutions Edition - SE56
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