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Big Data From Big Iron: How Your Mainframe Data Completes the Puzzle

Big Data is loosely defined as, “any voluminous amount of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data that has the potential to be mined for information and analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends and associations.” Big Data has also been an industry buzzword and hot topic since the 1990s when Dr. John R. Mashey coined the now ubiquitous term.

In this cover story from Enterprise Systems Media, you’ll learn how the relationship between mainframe (“Big Iron”) and Big Data analytics can finally now work to solve the last “data” problem and unlock the full promise of Big Data-powered analytics, enhanced security, and decision-making.