Date Added: Nov 2013
Today's users expect instantaneous response and 100 percent up-time. At the same time, we are in the midst of the Big Data era where the volume , velocity and variety of data being generated on a daily basis is creating unprecedented information management challenges. For the IT departments supporting today's data intensive workloads, meeting these challenges can be difficult, costly and time consuming. This article describes a new approach from IBM to delivering highly scalable and reliable data services with speed, simplicity and lower cost.